Shaw Contract Design Awards: Global Winners Announced
In its thirteenth year, Shaw Contract’s Design Awards programme recognises the creative vision of the architects and designers who inspire new ways of living, working, learning and healing. The Awards place a spotlight on a diverse range of talents from across the globe, celebrating design in action and purposefully rewarding the innovative and truly inspiring work being done by the architecture and design community around the world.
On 20th August, Shaw Contract announced the global winners of the Final and People’s Choice Awards, which represent the highest calibre of work within the industry. An esteemed panel of design professionals selected five Final Winners. Meanwhile, the general public chose the People’s Choice winner through an online voting process. There were more than 500 entries submitted from 36 countries. These winning firms will be featured on shawcontract.com.
The 2018 winning projects are:
ACDF Architecture, in collaboration with Couper-Croiser | Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Project: Playster Media Office | Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Fokkema & Partners Architecten | Delft, The Netherlands
Project: Habraken Rutten | Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Gensler | Washington, D.C., USA
Project: Ellucian | Reston, VA, USA
Gray Puksand | Melbourne, Australia
Project: David Jones and Country Road Group Head Office | Melbourne, Australia
Jackson Clements Burrows Architects | Melbourne, Australia
Project: Mercedes Me | Moe, Australia
People’s Choice Winner
RossTarrant Architects | Lexington, KY, USA
Project: Western Kentucky University, Ogden College Hall | Bowling Green, KY, USA
The judging panel included:
- Karen Daroff | Principal, Daroff Design
- Sophie Safrin | Founder and Design Director, Hot Black Interior Design
- Kelly Dubisar | Design Director, Gensler San Francisco
More information on the winning submissions.