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INDE.Awards 2020: Everything You Need To Know

INDE.Awards 2020: Everything You Need To Know

Entries open 2 December 2019 for the INDE.Awards 2020, which shines a spotlight on the architects and designers putting the Indo-Pacific on the global map.

In 2019 the INDEs brought together a melting pot of creativity from all fields of architecture and design. An incredibly high calibre of entrants, shortlisters and winners revealed the progressive nature and influential power of our region’s designs. Watch last year’s highlights here.

The INDEs returns in 2020 with all the categories you’ve come to love, plus more. Fourteen core categories honour the past 12 months of progressive architecture and design across typologies including buildings, spaces, objects, and also people.

The Categories

The Building
The Multi-Residential Building
The Living Space
The Work Space
The Social Space
The Shopping Space
The Learning Space
The Wellness Space
The Design Studio
The Influencer
The Object
The Prodigy
The Luminary

Presenting Best of the Decade

Taking INDEs gold to a whole new level in 2020, event organiser Indesign Media Asia Pacific is thrilled to present Best of the Decade – two new era-defining accolades that honour the lasting impact of a single, influential piece of architecture or design in the Indo-Pacific.

Open to entrants across the region, Best of the Decade | The Living Space and Best of the Decade | The Work Space recognises the exceptional execution of and lasting impact made by a single, influential piece of architecture or design. Best of the Decade is Jury-decided and will also be open to a People’s Choice Award.

Read the full category criteria here.

Key Dates

For those of you already planning out your 2020 awards entries, lock the following key INDE.Awards dates into your diaries.

Entries open: 2 December 2019
Entries close: 21 February 2020
Shortlist announced: 19 May 2020

Winners will be announced at a special INDE.Awards Gala evening in Sydney: 14 August 2020.



Alice Blackwood

Alice Blackwood is the Editorial Director at Indesign Media, and Editor of Indesign magazine and Indesignlive.com. She is a trained journalist and editor, with a background in branding and communications strategy. For more than 15 years Alice has been a passionate advocate of the architecture and design industry within Australia and the wider Indo-Pacific region. Through her work on international design festivals, regional awards programs including the INDE.Awards, as well as in print and digital media, she has helped establish numerous major platforms that recognise and celebrate the region’s most exciting architecture and design, and elevate those industry leaders into the global spotlight. “Our region’s design is defined by its fresh, yet hungry entrepreneurial spirit, its bold thought and brave actions, the flawless execution of complex ideas, and world-leading outcomes. I’m fascinated by all the moving parts of our architecture and design community – the businesses, the brands, the big-thinkers and everyday-doers.” Alice remains an active member of the Australian design and media industries as a Moderator, MC, Judge, Commentator, Mentor and Advisor. Among her main passions are workplace design, education design, healthcare design, wellness design, hospitality design and the business of design.