2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners!

AZURE has unveiled the winners of the 11th annual AZ Awards with the launch of an immersive online experience.


Toronto, Canada, 2021-07-06 –

On Friday, June 25, AZURE revealed the 22 inspiring winners representing the best in global architecture and design.

Chosen by our expert jury, the winners represent the best of an impressive selection field of over 1,200 submissions—representing a record-breaking 57 countries.

The submissions were evaluated by 10 world-renowned practitioners. Patricia Urquiola, Ini Archibong, Susannah Drake, Sou Fujimoto, Adelaide Testa, Paul Filek, Karim Rashid, Barbara Bestor, Marc Ryan, and Gilles Saucier adjudicated through an immersive—and globe-spanning—remote deliberation process.

On Friday, June 25, 2021, at 1 PM EDT AZ Awards Winners Reveal launched and winners were revealed online in an exclusive showcase on the all-new AZ Awards platform. Visitors explored the awards by category in their preferred order and at their own pace, and experienced the Winners Reveal by scrolling through the wealth of beautiful project images, videos and more, for an in-depth look at this year’s 22 standout winners and 50 Awards of Merit.

Winners will receive the 2021 AZ Awards trophya stunning sculpture designed by juror Ini Archibong.

Collectively, the diverse range of awarded projects, products, and concepts exemplify excellence in innovation, aesthetics, creativity, and social and environmental responsibility.

The Presenting Partners of the 2021 AZ Awards are CaesarstoneKeilhauer, and Landscape Forms.

The Sponsors of the 2021 AZ Awards Winners Reveal are Ciot, Dark Tools, and Scavolini.

Media Partners: Archello, Archiexpo, Archilovers, Archinect, Archiproducts, [email protected], The Architect’s Newspaper, Architonic, Bustler, Design Week Mexico, Interior Designers of Canada, INDEX Design, Kollectif, v2com newswire, and World-Architects.

About the AZ Awards
Launched by AZURE in 2011, the AZ Awards has grown in impact and stature to become a significant international benchmark for excellence, attracting entries from some of the most highly innovative firms around the world.

The AZ Awards is a unique opportunity for architects, landscape architects, designers, students, clients, and manufacturers, to receive the international exposure and acknowledgment that their exceptional work deserves.

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Architecture, Buildings Over 1,000 SqM</b></p><p style=""><br></p><p><b>Studio Zhu-Pei:</b> Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum, Jingdezhen, China </p> - Photo credit: AZURE

Winner – Architecture, Buildings Over 1,000 SqM

Studio Zhu-Pei: Jingdezhen Imperial Kiln Museum, Jingdezhen, China

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Architecture, Buildings Under 1,000 SqM</b></p><p><br></p><p><b>Diana Kellogg Architects:</b> Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School, Jaisalmer, India <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Architecture, Buildings Under 1,000 SqM

Diana Kellogg Architects: Rajkumari Ratnavati Girls School, Jaisalmer, India (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Architecture, Single-Family Houses</b></p><p><br></p><p><b>Yasuyuki Kitamura Architects: </b>House in Minohshinmachi, Minoh City, Japan </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Architecture, Single-Family Houses

Yasuyuki Kitamura Architects: House in Minohshinmachi, Minoh City, Japan

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Architecture, Multi-Unit Residential</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group and DIALOG:</b> Vancouver House, Vancouver, Canada<i> (People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Architecture, Multi-Unit Residential

BIG | Bjarke Ingels Group and DIALOG: Vancouver House, Vancouver, Canada (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Architecture, Temporary &amp; Experiential Installations</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>REgroup:</b> The Line, Lockeford, U.S. </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Architecture, Temporary & Experiential Installations

REgroup: The Line, Lockeford, U.S.

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Architecture, Adaptive Re-Use</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Alexander Gorlin Architects:</b> Bell Works, Holmdel, U.S. </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Architecture, Adaptive Re-Use

Alexander Gorlin Architects: Bell Works, Holmdel, U.S.

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Landscape Architecture</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Turenscape: </b>Welcoming the Water: Tongnan Dafosi Wetland Park, Chongqing, China </p> - Photo credit: AZURE Winner – Landscape Architecture

Turenscape: Welcoming the Water: Tongnan Dafosi Wetland Park, Chongqing, China

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Design, Furniture</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Miniforms: </b>Soda Coffee Table by Yiannis Ghikas <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZURE Winner – Design, Furniture

Miniforms: Soda Coffee Table by Yiannis Ghikas (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Design, Furniture Systems, and Collections</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Nienkämper:</b> Patkau Collection by Patkau Architects<i> (People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Design, Furniture Systems, and Collections

Nienkämper: Patkau Collection by Patkau Architects (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Design, Lighting Installations</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>LeuWebb Projects: </b>Thermally Speaking, Toronto, Canada <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Design, Lighting Installations

LeuWebb Projects: Thermally Speaking, Toronto, Canada (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Design, Lighting Fixtures</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Davide Groppi:</b> Origine Floor Lamp by Davide Groppi and Giorgio Rava <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Design, Lighting Fixtures

Davide Groppi: Origine Floor Lamp by Davide Groppi and Giorgio Rava (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Design, Interior Products</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Castor Design: </b>Matheson Cookware by Matty Matheson, Brian Richer and Kei Ng <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Design, Interior Products

Castor Design: Matheson Cookware by Matty Matheson, Brian Richer and Kei Ng (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Design, Architectural Products</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Duravit: </b>SensoWash Starck f by Philippe Starck </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Design, Architectural Products

Duravit: SensoWash Starck f by Philippe Starck

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p style=""><b> Winner - Residential Interiors</b></p><p style=""><b><br></b></p><p style=""><b>Future Simple Studio:</b> Rue de la Gauchetière Loft, Montreal, Canada <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p><p> </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Residential Interiors

Future Simple Studio: Rue de la Gauchetière Loft, Montreal, Canada (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Commercial and Institutional Interiors</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>LSD Interior Design:</b> Xi’an Fangsuo Commune, Xi’an, China<i> (People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Commercial and Institutional Interiors

LSD Interior Design: Xi’an Fangsuo Commune, Xi’an, China (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Concepts, Ideas &amp; Prototypes</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Matter Design: </b>Grayson Play-Lab <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Concepts, Ideas & Prototypes

Matter Design: Grayson Play-Lab (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Concepts, Unbuilt Projects</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Étienne Bernier Architecture, APPAREIL Architecture and BGLA: </b>Marguerite-d’Youville Elementary School, Saguenay, Canada </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Concepts, Unbuilt Projects

Étienne Bernier Architecture, APPAREIL Architecture and BGLA: Marguerite-d’Youville Elementary School, Saguenay, Canada

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Experiential Graphic Design</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Silo:</b> Bicycle Parking Garage The Hague, The Hague, the Netherlands <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Experiential Graphic Design

Silo: Bicycle Parking Garage The Hague, The Hague, the Netherlands (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Urban Design Visions</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Studio-MLA: </b>Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Plan, Los Angeles County, U.S. </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Urban Design Visions

Studio-MLA: Upper Los Angeles River and Tributaries Plan, Los Angeles County, U.S.

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - A+ Student Award</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Sebastián López Cardozo and Lene-Mari Sollie (Rice University):</b> A New Housing Model for Social and Environmental Resilience in Houston’s Third Ward </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – A+ Student Award

Sebastián López Cardozo and Lene-Mari Sollie (Rice University): A New Housing Model for Social and Environmental Resilience in Houston’s Third Ward

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Social Good</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Vertebral:</b> El Terreno, Mexico City, Mexico </p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Social Good

Vertebral: El Terreno, Mexico City, Mexico

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - <p><b>Winner - Environmental Leadership</b></p><p><b><br></b></p><p><b>Acc Naturale Architettura and Negozio Blu Architetti Associati with Associato Vigetti e Merlo:</b> Green Pea: Democratizing Sustainability, Turin, Italy <i>(People’s Choice) </i></p> - Photo credit: AZUREWinner – Environmental Leadership

Acc Naturale Architettura and Negozio Blu Architetti Associati with Associato Vigetti e Merlo: Green Pea: Democratizing Sustainability, Turin, Italy (People’s Choice)

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Press kit | 809-34 - Press release | 2021 AZ Awards: Meet The Winners! - AZURE - Industrial Architecture - Designed by juror Ini Archibong and produced in partnership with Swiss ceramicist Peter Fink, this is one of the first finished 2021 AZ Awards trophies, captured here in Peter Fink's studio in Fribourg, Switzerland. - Photo credit: Peter Fink

Designed by juror Ini Archibong and produced in partnership with Swiss ceramicist Peter Fink, this is one of the first finished 2021 AZ Awards trophies, captured here in Peter Fink’s studio in Fribourg, Switzerland.
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