Dezeen Awards 2021 Open for Entries

Dezeen Awards 2021 is now accepting entries. Standard deadline is 2 June, 2021, but you can save 20 per cent by entering before 31 March. Aoyama Design Forum proudly supports the award this year again. adf-web-magazine-dezeen-awards-2020-open-for-entries-1

Dezeen Awards is organised by Dezeen, the world's most popular and influential architecture and design magazine, and judged by a panel consisting of leading figures from the architecture and design world. This means that Dezeen Awards has unprecedented credibility and reach. Every longlisted entry will be published on the Dezeen Awards website and will get prestigious Dezeen Awards 2021 badges to share on social media and their own websites. All shortlisted entries will be featured in full in an article on Dezeen and get further badges. Shortlisted entries will also be entered into the Dezeen Awards 2021 Public Vote, through which the public can choose their favourite projects and studios. Winners will receive a hand-made trophy and a certificate.

New Sustainable Categories

There are 36 categories this year: 10 each for architecture, interiors and design projects and two categories in each sector honouring the best established and emerging studios. This year, sustainability categories for architecture, interiors and design joined as the new categories. These three new categories will celebrate projects that strive to reduce their impact on the earth and which make positive social and environmental contributions.

The Judges

Entries will be judged by a diverse panel of influential industry professionals, made up of 75 architects, designers, journalists and academics from all over the world. Past judges have included Norman FosterPaola Antonelli, Farshid Moussavi and Issa Diabaté. Upcoming announcements about 2021 judges will be updated on Dezeen Awards 2021 website.

How to Make an Entry

Create an account or log in to start your entry. The cost is just £100 per category for small companies and £200 for large companies  to enter before the standard entry deadline on 2 June. But studios can save 20 per cent by entering before 31 March.adf-web-magazine-dezeen-awards-2020-open-for-entries-2

Key dates

Entries must be submitted by 23:59 UK time on the night of each deadline day.

  • 2 February 2021: Dezeen Awards 2021 opens for entry
  • 31 March 2021: early entry deadline
  • 2 June 2021: standard entry deadline
  • 9 June 2021: late entry deadline
  • 9-12 August 2021: longlists announced online
  • 6-9 September 2021: shortlists announced online
  • 18-21 October 2021: public vote winners announced online
  • November: winners announced online