With 7712 entries from 63 countries the 11th International Space Design Award Id
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During the submission period of this year’s International Space Design Award Idea-Tops, 7712 entries from 63 countries were received.

 

On February 11, 2021 the Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of International Space Design Award Idea-Tops announced the end of submission period for 11th Idea-Tops Award. This year Idea-Tops Award received a total of 7712 entries from 63 countries around the world, the number of participating countries and design projects has exceeded the numbers of previous years.

 

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第十一届艾特奖参赛项目统计- Statistics of entries for 11th Idea-Tops Award

数据显示:第十一届艾特奖建筑设计类别项目数量环比大幅提升,陈设软装,展示类别项目占比均较上届出现大幅增长 - The data shows that the number of architectural design projects for 11th Idea-Tops Award, as well as projects for Display Art Design and Exhibition Design categories has increased significantly compared to the previous years)

 

 

The International Space Design Award Idea-Tops is not only the most internationally influential design award in China, but also one of the most popular awards among designers today. Idea-Tops Award was launched in Shenzhen, China, based on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, and is highly respected by the design community for its professionalism, internationality and authority. The annual Idea-Tops Award global awarding ceremony attracts the attention of the design industry all over the world, and becomes a platform for international architects and designer, where they can learn about Chinese design and make a contribution to the construction of major projects in China.  

 

This year, despite the COVID-19 outbreak, the number of entries increased to 7712 projects submitted by designers and architects from 63 countries, reflecting the great attraction of China's construction market and showing the international influence of Idea-Tops Award.

 

(图表 2:  艾特奖参赛作品- Idea-Tops Award entries

每年大幅度递增 - A significant increase in numbers year after year

第十一届艾特奖共收到来自全球63个国家参赛设计作品7712- The 11th Idea-Tops Award received 7712 entries from 63 countries around the world

2013年参赛作品3661 -  3661 entries in 2013

 

According to the information released by Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of International Space Design Award Idea-Tops, the entries of 11th Idea-Tops Award include architectural design, interior design, lighting design and display art design (soft decoration design) with 18 design categories in total. Architectural design projects accounted for 14.04% of the total. Among them, residential design projects accounted for 28.29%, dining space design projects accounted for 8.4%, office design projects accounted for 8.58%, commercial space design projects accounted for 10.69%, hotel design projects accounted for 4.35%, exhibition space design projects accounted for 7.31%, and club design projects accounted for 2.18%. From the data analysis perspective this year's display art design (soft decoration design) projects accounted for a substantial increase of 5.32%, reflecting to a certain extent that people's pursuit of a higher quality of life is becoming the main direction of consumption upgrade.

 

 

(图表 3: 第十一届艾特奖参赛项目统计- Statistics of entries for 11th Idea-Tops Award

第十一届艾特奖共收到来自全球63个国家参赛设计作品7712- The 11th Idea-Tops Award received 7712 entries from 63 countries around the world

 

The 11th Idea-Tops Award has become the one with the largest number and the widest range of entries in all previous years. The designers and architects from the developed countries and regionsincluding the United Kingdom, the United States, Italy, Germany, France, Greece, Switzerland, Portugal, Israel participated this year. New entrants this year include Cyprus, Bangladesh, Hungary, Kuwait, etc. A large number of top design firms around the world has also submitted projects to Idea-Tops Award, including: Heatherwick Studio, Gensler, Woods Bagot, 10 Design, Benoy, HOK, NBBJ, UNStudio, Perkins&Will, SAOTA, Roth Architecture, MIA Architecture, Gensler, PCA-Stream, noa*, Daan Roosegaarde, Pedro Rica Bayo, Peter Pichler Architecture etc.

 

Greg Truen, a partner at SAOTA design company in South Africa, told reporters: “We attended and participated in the 9th Idea-Tops Award in Shenzhen in 2019, and as a company, we met incredible people and gained knowledge and insight on design trends. Being part of the award previously was such a privilege, because it’s the most internationalised and authoritative design award in China. We work in 86 countries worldwide, and China is an important market for us. This award is an opportunity for us to share our latest international designs with a global market.”

 

Filippo Caprioglio, a design director of Caprioglio Architects, a famous Italian design company, said: “Idea-Tops Award, for its prestigious tradition and innovative format is the perfect platform to have the real insight of the path that architecture has taken. It is an honor for our company to participate in the award with such professional jury.”

 

Professor Wang Tie, President of Architectural Design and Research Institute of Central Academy of Fine Arts and Doctoral Supervisor, said: “In the past 11 years, I have participated in the major events of Idea-Tops Award and personally experienced and witnessed the vigorous development of Idea-Tops Award. All the 7712 entries from 63 countries prove that Idea-Tops Award has become a professional design award, trusted by designers and architects all over the world. Today, when the world has entered a new stage of the development of intelligent cities, relying on China's huge market, I believe that Idea-Tops Award will become the benchmark of the world's high-quality design awards, and make a significant contribution to urban construction and urban development!”

 

(图表 5: 第十一届艾特奖参赛国家布图The 11th Idea-Tops Award participating countries

第十一届艾特奖共收到来自全球63个国家参赛设计作品7712- The 11th Idea-Tops Award received 7712 entries from 63 countries around the world


2021 is the historical intersection of China's "two centenaries" and the first year of the "14th five year plan". High quality design is the key path that leads to high-quality development. The Idea-Tops Award has opened the Pandora's box of world space design and has already become the engine of industry change.

 

It is reported that the 11th Idea-Tops Award has entered a projects review period. The first stage of the judging process has now begun and will continue throughout March. The international jury will review the entries according to the four aspects of innovation, function, artistry and environmental protection, discovering the best designers and design projects around the world. The global awarding ceremony of 11th Idea-Tops Award will be held on May 27 at the Window of the World in Shenzhen. It is expected that nearly a thousand outstanding architects, designers and entrepreneurs will attend the event to witness this peak of fame in the global design industry. And the winner of 11th Idea-Tops Award will become the focus of the global design community.

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