"Dezeen Awards 2022" Longlist

Dezeen has revealed the longlist projects for the architecture, interiors and design category. The Sustainability and media longlist have also been revealed, which will be followed by the studio longlist announcement to complete the whole longlist. Longlisted projects have been selected from over 5,400 entries from 90 countries for the fifth edition of the awards programme, a record-breaking number of entries ever, which celebrates the world's best architecture, interiors and design as well as studios and individuals producing the most outstanding work. NPO Aoyama Design Forum (ADF) proudly supports the awards again this year as a media partner.


El Gouna Festival Plaza by Studio Seilern Architects has been longlisted. Photo by Paul Riddle

Architecture Longlist 


Kennels in Qinhuangdao, China, by Atelier GOM is longlisted in the hospitality building category

The architecture longlist for Dezeen Awards 2022 features over 300 of the world's best recently completed buildings. The 322 longlisted buildings, which are in the running for awards in the 12 different architecture project categories, were designed by studios from 48 different countries including Peru, New Zealand, Germany, Mexico, Belgium and Japan.

Interior Longlist


Ordinance of the Subconscious Treatment in New York City, United States, by Atelier Duyi Han is longlisted in the apartment interiors category

The longlist for "Dezeen Awards 2022" interior categories feature over 280 of the world's best interior spaces. The longlisted interiors in this year's 11 interiors categories feature designs from studios in 37 different countries including Singapore, Israel, Brazil, Finland, South Korea, Spain and Sweden.

Design Longlist


Low Collection by EBBA Architects is longlisted in the furniture design category

The design longlists for "Dezeen Awards 2022" features 290 of the world's best design projects. The longlisted design projects in this year's categories feature designs from studios in 36 different countries including Kuwait, Poland, Denmark, Ukraine and Australia.

Sustainability Longlist

Dezeen has announced the sustainability longlist for Dezeen Awards 2022, which features over 80 of the world's best recently completed sustainable buildings, interiors and designs. The longlisted sustainability projects in this year's three categories feature designs from studios in 29 different countries including Uganda, Mexico, Vietnam, Finland, and Australia.

Media Longlist 

The media longlist for "Dezeen Awards 2022" features over 110 of the world's best media projects. The 112 longlisted media projects, which are in the running for awards in the five different media project categories, were submitted by studios from 25 different countries including Ukraine, Portugal, Malta, India, Estonia and Germany.

The Next Stage 

The next stage of Dezeen Awards 2022 will see all longlisted projects assessed by the panel of 93 industry-leading professionals including head judge architect Liam Young, architects Sou Fijimoto, Jo Nagasaka and Yasmeen Lari, designers Marcel Wanders and Alberto Alessi, environmental design writer Katie Tregidden, architectural photographer Simone Bossi, WePresent editor-in-chief Holly Fraser and digital artist Andrés Reisinger.


Ponder in Melbourne, Australia, by Taylor Knights and James Carey is longlisted in the landscape design category

The judges will determine the shortlist projects, which will be announced in September. A further round of judging by the master jury will determine the category winners, which will be announced in October. The winners of each categories will lock horns to be crowned overall project of the year, which is scheduled to be announced in November. 

The Dezeen Awards 2022 public vote will open from mid-September for readers to vote for their favourite shortlisted projects and studios. The public vote is separate from the main Dezeen Awards programme, where winners are selected by a jury of industry professionals. 

Scheduled Annoncements
  • September: Shortlist announcement
  • October: Category winner announcement 
  •  November: Overall winner announcement