A Note for Participants of 11th Idea-Tops Award
Source 26-02-2021Leave a Comment

Thanks to everyone who participated in 11th International Space Design Award Idea-Tops. Despite the current circumstances, we've had a huge response with over 7000 entries from all over the world.

This year the interior designers and architects from 61 different countries including China, Canada, Australia, France, Austria, Finland, Denmark, Kenya, Thailand, Lebanon, Chile, Singapore, Vietnam, Turkey, Japan, submitted their inspiring projects for Idea-Tops Award.


If you participated this year, please read this article to find out what happens next!


Nominated and winning projects

Selection of nominated projects, which is the first stage of the judging process, has now begun and will continue throughout the rest of February 2021.

The Final Selection process will take place in March, and will involve our star-studded panel of 10 judges, who will select 18 winners of between five nominated projects in each category using an online scoring system.

Award Categories

A. Architecture Design

1.Public Architecture Design

2.Residential Architecture Design

3.Green Architecture Design

4.Digital Architecture Design

B. Interior Design

1.Commercial Space Design

2.Cultural Space Design

3.Dinning Space Design

4.Office Space Design

5.Exhibition Space Design

6.Entertainment Space Design

7.Transportation Space Design

8.Hotel Design

9.Club Design

10.Villa Design

11.Flat Design

12.Prototype Room Design

C. Furnishing Design

D. Lighting Environment Design


If your project is nominated or has won the category, we will contact you in March to let you know the results. All the nominated and winning projects will be published on our official website idea-tops.com and will contain the link to their own page on A963 website, where images and more information can be found.


International Jury of Idea-Tops Award

The winners of 11th International Space Design Award Idea-Tops will be chosen by International Jury according to the following judging criteries: innovativeness, functionality, artistry and environmental protection.

Idea-Tops' international jury is consisted of senior experts in the field, with the principles of being professional, rigorous, fair and just, it respects every participant and their works, discovers and praises the best designs around the world.


Meng Jianmin - Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering; National architecture design master; Winner of Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize; Chief Architect of SADI; Standing Director of Architectural Society of China; Vice Chairman of Institute of Chinese Architects, ASC.

Benedetta Tagliabue - Judge of The Pritzker Architecture Prize, Founder of the famous international architecture firm EMBT Miralles Tagliabue, Winner of 2006 National Design Prize, Winner of 2005 RIBA Stirling Prize.


Liu Yu-Tung - Doctor of Design, Harvard University, Vice Chairman and Executive Chairman of Idea-Tops International Design Forum, Vice President of Asia University, Taiwan, Professor and Founder of Institute of Architecture, National Chiao Tung University.


Wang Tie - Principal of Architectural Design and Research Institute of Central Academy of Fine Arts, Doctoral Supervisor of University of Pécs, Researcher of Faculty of Fine Arts of Chinese Design, Chinese National Academy of Arts.


Zhang Yue - Professor and Master Tutor of Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University.


Zhong Dekun - Dean for the Architecture and Urban Planning College, Shenzhen University.


Hasan Syed - Principal and Design Director at global design and architecture firm Gensler.


Jia Beisi - Partner at Baumschlager Eberle Architekten, Professor at The University of Hong Kong, Department of Architecture.

Carlo Ratti - Director of MIT Senseable City Lab, Founding Partner of Carlo Ratti Associati.


Jerry Hung - Principal at global design and architecture firm Gensler.



Awarding Ceremony

This year, the Awarding Ceremony of Idea-Tops Award will still be held, but the format may have to be different due to coronavirus. We will keep everyone updated about this and make an announcement closer to the time.


Contact us

If you have any questions, please email ideatops@a963.com and we will get back to you.





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