Originally published in Interiors & Sources

01/30/2012

IIDA Announces Best of Competition Winner for 2011 Global Excellence Awards

The Best of Competition winner was selected from 92 international design firms from 32 countries around the globe, and announced at Maison&Objet in Paris.

 
  • Water Chamber in Suzhou

    Judges recognized the sophisticated style and design in the Best of Competition winner Shanghai Lv Yong Zhong Art & Design Co., Ltd.’s project Water Chamber in Suzhou.

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    Judges recognized the sophisticated style and design in the Best of Competition winner Shanghai Lv Yong Zhong Art & Design Co., Ltd.’s project Water Chamber in Suzhou. View larger

    Judges recognized the sophisticated style and design in the Best of Competition winner Shanghai Lv Yong Zhong Art & Design Co., Ltd.’s project Water Chamber in Suzhou.
  • Water Chamber in Suzhou

    “The project was elegant with restrained solution that weaved together a diverse program into a unified concept,” says competition judge Mari Balestrazzi, senior vice president of design at Morgans Ho

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    “The project was elegant with restrained solution that weaved together a diverse program into a unified concept,” says competition judge Mari Balestrazzi, senior vice president of design at Morgans Hotel Group. View larger

    “The project was elegant with restrained solution that weaved together a diverse program into a unified concept,” says competition judge Mari Balestrazzi, senior vice president of design at Morgans Ho

CHICAGO—The International Interior Design Association and BMW Group DesignworksUSA are pleased to announce the Best of Competition winner for the second annual Global Excellence Awards: Water Chamber in Suzhou designed by Shanghai Lv Yong Zhong Art & Design Co., Ltd. in Shanghai, China. The Global Excellence Awards is an international interior design competition honoring the best in interior design projects from around the world. The winning entry was selected from 92 international design firms from 32 countries around the globe.

The Best of Competition winner was revealed and all winners were celebrated at a special presentation during Maison&Objet on January 21, 2012 in Paris, France. The Best of Competition winner received a one-of-a-kind Swarovski crystal award, unveiled for the first time at the ceremony, and was previously chosen from projects submitted in ten practice areas, including: Corporate Space Large, Corporate Space Small, Cultural/Institutional/Educational, Healthcare, Hotels, Municipal/Public Spaces, Residences, Restaurants, Retail and Spas/Fitness/Wellness Centers.

The 2011 judging panel included Mari Balestrazzi, senior vice president of design at Morgans Hotel Group; Julio Braga, design principal at IA Interior Architects; Patrick McEneany, creative director of BMW Group DesignworksUSA; and Joey Shimoda, IIDA, CEO of Shimoda Design Group.

The judges recognized the sophisticated style and excellent design in the Best of Competition winner Shanghai Lv Yong Zhong Art & Design Co., Ltd.’s project Water Chamber in Suzhou. “The project was elegant with restrained solution that weaved together a diverse program into a unified concept,” says Balestrazzi.

The category competition winners were announced in early December 2011, representing the best of outstanding originality and excellence in the creation of international Interior Design/architecture projects. Those results can be found here.

For more information about the Global Excellence Awards or next year’s competition, contact Jenny Palmer at jpalmer@iida.org or (312) 379-5177.

 


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