ADF Design Award 2023 Winners Get Total Amount of US$100000 as Prize Money Increased

ADF (NPO Aoyama Design Forum) determined the total amount of prizes for the "ADF Design Award 2023". Under the newly set theme "Design for Architecture,",  all entries will be accepted in five categories from August 15 to December 30, 2022. The entry categories are 1. Hospitality, 2. Commercial & Office, 3. Education & Sports, 4. Cultural Buildings, and 5. Public Buildings.

adf-web-magazine-adf-design-award-2023-3rd

Starting with the "ADF Design Award 2023," the total amount of the prize money and the number of prizes has been significantly expanded. The total amount will be US$20,000 for the Grand Prize, US$10,000 each for the Excellence Award by category, and US$1,000 each for the Encouragement Award by category. With an award for each category, the total amount of prizes will be US$100,000.

In the course of judgement, a Best Performance Award, an Excellence Award, and an Encouragement Award will be selected. First, the top three entries in each category will be selected as "Encouragement Award". Next, one of the most outstanding of the three "Encouragement Award" entries in each category will be selected as the "Excellence Award". Then, one of the best works among the five "Excellence Award" winners from each category will be selected as Best Performance Award that is the "ADF Design Award" Grand Prize winner.

Award Prizes for ADF Design Award 2023

  • Best Performance Award: US$20,000
  • Excellence Award by category: US$10,000
  • Encouragement Award by category: US$1,000

The Best Performance Award winner and Excellence Award winners will be given the opportunity to exhibit their works at the ADF venue in Fuori Salone during the "Milano Salone (Salone Internazionale del Mobile)", the world's largest furniture fair scheduled to be held in April 2023, as a supplementary prize. ADF will also provide a venue to interact with and reach out to interested parties at a reception party. Furthermore, the works will get the chance to be exhibited at the ADF gallery space in Aoyama, Tokyo.

ADF Design Award 2023 Details

Theme

“Design for Architecture”

Application period

August 15, 2022 - December 30, 2022 (JST)

Categories
  1. Hospitality: hotel, casino, theme park, pavilion
  2. Commercial & Office: shopping center, department store, office building
  3. Education & Sports: school, research facility, stadium
  4. Cultural Buildings: theater, library, museum, art gallery, hospital
  5. Public Architecture: government and municipal building, airport, station, port
Criteria
  1. Beauty: Artistic value in shape, color, detailing, and material selection
  2. Innovation: Responding to social changes, using new materials, innovative construction processes, and pioneering designs. Making innovative challenges within limited conditions.
  3. Usefulness: The building is beneficial and sustainable for its users and the environment.
  4. Regional/Cultural/Chronological: The building blends with and differentiates itself from the region, and its superficial beauty fits with the times and cultural context.
Prize
  • Best Performance Award: US$20,000
  • Excellence Award by category: US$10,000
  • Encouragement Award by category: US$1,000
Supplementary Prize

The Best Performance Award and Excellence Award winners will have their works exhibited at the ADF venue in Fuori Salone during the "Milano Salone (Salone Internazionale del Mobile)".


pwa