Design Educates Awards Winners 2021

by | May 30, 2021 | Architecture, Furniture, Interior design, Product design

Katowice, Poland

Laka Foundation

Winners announcement 2021

Katowice, Poland, 2021-05-07  

The Design Educates Awards recognize, showcase, and promote globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate. DEAwards reach beyond the regular architecture contest priorities, it searches for something that will have a lasting influence beyond the ever-present effects of design and architecture.

Each year, the esteemed panel of judges selects outstanding ideas and implementations in the categories of architectural design, product design, universal design, and responsive design. The Jury of the edition 2021 has been joined by Prof. Alison Brooks, Prof. Farshid Moussavi, Prof. Jürgen Mayer H., Prof. Toyo Itō, David Basulto, Hani Rashid, Konstantin Grcic, Andrés Reisinger, Enrica Cavarzan, Dr. Peter Kuczia, Aidin Ardjomandi, Ir. Kristina Bacht, Issa Diabaté, Alain Gilles, Hella Jongerius, Hadi Teherani, Marco Zavagno.

In addition to the main prizes, the awards include “emerging designers” recognition (for the best student designs), and “Solarlux Choice” (the selection of the projects made by representatives of Solarlux – strategic partner of the awards).

All winning projects (including authors and collaborators) are available on the official website of the awards: www.designeducates.com and the materials for the press (images and descriptions) are available here! The laureates of the main prizes are: 

Winner for the year 2021 in architectural design: 
“Zheshui Natural Library” by LUO studio

Winner for the year 2021 in product design + Emerging designers 2021:
“GoRolloe” by Kristen Tapping 

Gold prize in universal design:
“Braille meets emoticons – a visual language for visually impaired” by Walda Verbaenen

Gold prize in responsive design:
“Villa Ypsilon” by LASSA and collaborators

Solarlux Choice 2021:
“Public Library, Dornbirn” by Dietrich | Untertrifaller with Christian Schmoelz and collaborators;
”Prisma – Schorndorf Station” by schneider+schumacher and collaborators

All laureates are listed on the site: https://designeducates.com/

Winner for the year 2021 in architectural design_Zheshui Natural library, Author: LUO studio
Photo credit: Jin Weiqi
Winner for the year 2021 in product design
+ Emerging designers 2021_ GoRolloe, Author: Kristen Tapping
Photo credit: Kristen Tapping
Gold prize in universal design_ BRAILLE MEETS EMOTICONS, Author: Walda Verbaenen
Photo credit: Walda Verbaenen
Gold prize in responsive design_Villa Ypsilon, Author: LASSA and collaborators
Photo credit: NAARO
Solarlux Choice 2021 – Public Library, Dornbirn, Author: (by Dietrich | Untertrifaller with Christian Schmoelz and collaborators
Photo credit: Aldo Amoretti,Albrecht I. Schnabel
schneider+schumacher Architektur, Frankfurt © 2019 by Jörg Hempel; www.joerg-hempel-com
Gold prize in architectural design_Kö-Bogen II, Authors: ingenhoven architects
Photo credit: ingenhoven architects / HGEsch
Gold prize in product design_ Kikomo. The digital time, Author: Kerim Nail Karakurt
Photo credit: Kerim Nail Karakurt
Silver prize in architectural design_5 FEET, Author: Ryuhei Ichikura
Photo credit: Ryuhei Ichikura
Silver prize in universal design + Honorable mention in responsive design_ Coral Carbonate, Author: Alex Schofield
Photo credit: Alex Schofield
Silver prize in product design – Amplify, Author: Alice Turner
Photo credit: Alice Turner
Silver prize in responsive design_ CONSTELLATIONS, Author: Futureforms
Photo credit: Futureforms
Bronze prize in architectural design_Fo(u)r friends, Author: team supertecture and students from HS Augsburg
Photo credit: supertecture and Patrizia Children Foundation
Bronze prize in product design_ With love.. Plastikoff, Author: Elvira Lepikhina
Photo credit: Elvira Lepikhina
Bronze prize in responsive design_The Apothecarts, Author: Tulane University, Small Center for Collaborative Design
Photo credit: Tulane University, Small Center for Collaborative Design
Honorable mention in architectural design_Ötzi Peak 3251m, Author: noa* network of architecture
Photo credit: Alex Filz
Honorable mention in architectural design_Qishe, Author: ARCHSTUDIO
Photo credit: Wang Ning, Wu Qingshan
Special recognition in architectural design_THE VOXEL, Author: Michael Salka, Vicente Guallart, Daniel Ibañez, Master in Advanced Ecological Buildings and Biocities students, class of 2020 |
Photo credit: Adrià Goula
Honorable mention in architectural design – DELAS FRÈRES WINERY, Author: Carl Fredrik Svenstedt Architect
Photo credit: Sergio Grazia
Honorable mention in architectural design_Capsule Hotel and Bookstore in Village Qinglongwu, Author: Atelier tao+c
Photo credit: Su shengliang
Honorable mention in architectural design_Cycling through the Trees, Author: Ward Segers
Photo credit: Visit Limburg and Luc Daelemans
Honorable mention in architectural design – Nasushiobara City Library, Author: Mari Ito, UAo
Photo credit: Mari Ito, UAo, DAICI ANO
Honorable mention in architectural design – Waldorf School Barcelona, Author: Eduard Balcells Architecture+Urbanism+Landscape, Ignasi Rius Architecture, Tigges Architekt
Photo credit: Adrià Goula
Honorable mention in architectural design – PIROUETTE HOUSE, Author: Wallmakers
Photo credit:Jino Sam
Honorable mention in architectural design – Out of sight, Author: Luan Fontes
Photo credit: Luan Fontes
Honorable mention in architectural design – ATELIER ALICE TREPP, Author: Mino Caggiula
Photo credit: Paolo Volonte
Honorable mention in responsive design_ Infinity 6 Pop-Up School, Authors: Crossboundaries
Photo credit: BAI Yu
Honorable mention in architectural design_ Cafeteria for Anne Frank School and Heilbrunnen School in Stuttgart, Author: hammeskrause architekten bda
Photo credit: hammeskrause architekten and Wolf-Dieter Gericke, Philipp Muerdter
Honorable mention in product design_ Elixir, Author: Henrike Mohr, Esther Grünewald
Photo credit: Henrike Mohr, Esther Grünewald
Honorable mention in architectural design – Frankfurt Pavilion, Author: schneider+schumacher
Photo credit: Ş Norbert Miguletz
Honorable mention in product design_ NomNom,Author: Philipp Hainke
Photo credit: Philipp Hainke
Bronze prize in universal design_ Towards a Caffeinated Architecture, Author: Alex Schofield
Photo credit: Alex Schofield
Honorable mention in product design_ TiN panel, Author: Maryam Vaseghi
Photo credit: Maryam Vaseghi
Honorable mention in product design_ THE GLASS GARDEN, Author: Aleksandra Kujawska
Photo credit: Aleksandra Kujawska
Honorable mention in responsive design_ renaturalisation of wetlands of Stalowa Wola, Author: LAX laboratory for architectural experiments
Photo credit: LAX laboratory for architectural experiments

The host of the ‘Design Educates Awards is Laka Foundation (a nonprofit and nongovernmental organization). The theme of the awards has been inspired by the research called Educating Buildings (Bildende Bauten) by Dr. Peter Kuczia.

Contact the organizer at hello@designeducates.com The strategic partners of the awards are Solarlux GmbH and Architecture in the Foyer.

Media sponsors are Archdaily and v2com.

Media partners are World Architecture Community and Global Design Awards Lab. 

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Source: V2com newswire

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