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APSDA Awards Gala Dinner 2023 Shines a Spotlight on Excellence in Interior Design in Asia Pacific Regions
The APSDA Awards Gala Dinner 2023, a prestigious biennial event celebrating the elites of the interior design profession in the Asia Pacific region, took centre stage at the KLCC Convention Centre on October 28, 2023. This enchanting evening brought together elite personalities and showcased the finest projects that epitomize excellence and innovation in interior design. It is a milestone achievement for any Interior Designers to be recognized and their projects to be showcased internationally.
The APSDA Awards, organized by the Asia-Pacific Space Designers Association (APSDA), are renowned for recognizing the outstanding contributions and achievements of designers, architects, and design firms in the field of interior design. The Gala Dinner, held biennially, serves as a platform for these creative visionaries to shine and for the broader community to celebrate their remarkable work.
The goals of the awards consist of three main objectives:
- Recognizingand honouring the most distinguished interior architects / designers in Asia Pacific on a biennial basis;
- Showcasingthe best of Asia Pacific’s Designed Spaces;
- Promotingprofessional standards among the interior design
During the award ceremony, the spotlight was on remarkable individuals and projects that have redefined the boundaries of interior design honouring those whose boundless creativity, unwavering commitment, and extensive experience have driven unparalleled success in today's challenging creative climate. The winners and their projects demonstrated a profound commitment to innovation and creativity.
The Award is divided into 2 categories, consisting of the “Project of the Year” and the “Personality of the Year” .
Project of the Year: This category seeks exceptional works that stand as testaments to originality, functionality, spatial planning, and aesthetics. APSDA Awards 2023 celebrates projects that push the boundaries of imagination, while seamlessly integrating practicality and innovation. These exceptional creations captivate the senses, making a lasting impact on those who experience them.
Personality of the Year: Celebrating inspirational leadership, industry recognition, and influence, APSDA Awards 2023 recognizes visionaries who have left an indelible mark on the design community. Their outstanding contributions have garnered widespread acclaim and propelled positive changes within the industry. Additionally, acknowledging their commitment to maintaining the highest quality of content, inspiring others to reach new heights of creativity and professionalism.
Both main categories have sub-categories to further cover various talent sections within the specific category.
- ‘Projectof the Year’ Category (eight sub-categories)
· ‘Project of the Year’ Category (eight sub-categories)
Food & Beverage
· ‘Personality of the Year’ Category (four sub-categories)
The awards are given solely on merit and are awarded to commend those most deserving for their ingenuity and hard work, distinguishing them from their competitors and proving them worthy of recognition. The judging team will consist of distinguished design practitioners and educators from Asia and beyond.
Category Project of the Year
Entertainment & Leisure
· Gold – WHITE MOUNTAIN CLUB HOUSE by KRIS LIN INTERNATIONAL DESIGN, China
· Silver – HUMANSA by PANORAMA DESIGN GROUP, Hong Kong
· Bronze - NEOBIO MUSEUM: A MULTI-DIMENSIONAL JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY INTO THE WORLD OF NATURE by KR+D, Singapore
· Honorary Mention – THE PEBBLE CLUBHOUSE by CHAT FORES DESIGN STUDIO, Philippines