The Awards

Design middle east is proud to present the architecture leaders awards 2022. This event is about celebrating the best from the region’s architecture industry. The awards will honour the best architects, their projects, and the companies they represent. The award ceremony with various categories will strive to recognise the individual excellence, company strengths, and project success, and the leading design experts will form a jury and be part of the selection procedure.

The awards presentation will take place at SOFITEL DUBAI THE PALM, followed by the ceremony and gala dinner. It’s an event to rejoice, network, and celebrate The deserving talent. The winner receives a commemorative trophy, extensive print, and online coverage in design middle east.

Why Enter

Winning an Architecture Leaders Award will establish your credentials as a leader within the sector and endorse your work to help win new clients.

Categories

Discover the various categories that recognise and reward achievement in the region's architecture sector.

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Make sure you don't miss out on this prestigious event by submitting your nominations as soon as possible.

Highlights from Architecture Leaders Awards 2021

The Architecture Leaders Awards 2021 took place on Wednesday 31 March 2021 at the SOFITEL DUBAI THE PALM.

Sponsors 2021

Award Categories

COMPANY AWARDS

This award category recognises the outstanding architectural firm in the 12 months to the end of Jan 2020. Judges will be looking for a firm which delivers high quality projects in the MENA region.

A firm showcasing design excellence and has been in the business for five years or less.

The award is presented to the architectural firm that takes on a peoplecentric approach and demonstrates strong commitment towards employee empowerment and enrichment.

The award will go to the most innovative architectural firm in the Middle East. This category is open to any company that has created an innovation to improve their design and architectural process through the use of technology, software, tools, apps, or machinery.

PROJECT AWARDS

This award is for the outstanding architecture design of a commercial public sector project, which includes museums, government buildings, cinemas, airports, offices, and galleries in the Middle East.

This award is for the outstanding residential project in the Middle East based on architectural innovation and creativity in various aspects like technology, lighting, walls, flooring, façade, and outdoor area.

The award will go to the outstanding architectural project —residential, commercial, or retail, which is most sustainable, and has used extensive environment-friendly initiatives hence reducing the carbon footprints.

The award will go to the outstanding hotel project in the Middle East with a striking architecture.

The award will go to the outstanding hospitality project (restaurant, bar, or club in the Middle East) with striking architecture creative design concepts. The judges will focus on projects high on design aesthetics and that promotes social interaction.

The award will go to the most innovative architect design-led project in the Middle East. It could be either public, residential, retail, or a design education project high on innovative elements, better solutions, and newness. The judges will focus on highly innovative projects in terms of design, technology, and materials.

The award will go to an incredible healthcare project with an architecture that promotes the health and wellbeing of its occupants. Judges will be looking for a project with a holistic design and innovative approaches to healthcare environments.

Judges will evaluate submissions based on materiality, colour, contrast, texture, how it responds to its contextual surroundings, how the design was interpreted to the brief of the client, how it creates a space which is culturally relevant, as well as being unique and contemporary for the built environment.

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

This award category recognises the outstanding consultant firm in the 12 months to the end of Jan 2020. Judges will be looking for the firm’s greatest achievements, projects, and financial summary of the relevant period.

Saluting the outstanding architect and his excellence in the field of architecture in the region. Judges will consider the projects completed in the past 12 months, those in pipeline and other achievements. Initiatives related to sustainability and environment should also be mentioned.

The award for CEO of the Year will go to the Chief Executive Officer who demonstrated and deliverd outstanding results at his/her architecture organisation in the past 12 months.

The award recognises the most promising architect (30 or below) working in the Middle East. Judges would consider completed and future projects in the region.

This award will go to the architect who has made an outstanding contribution to the architecture sector in the region during his/her career.

Gallery 2021

Nomination

How to nominate:

  • Click “Submit Nominations’ on the event homepage
  • Complete nomination details, such as name of company or person you are nominating
  • Answer all of the required questions clearly
  • In your submission, be sure to include details showing why your entry deserves to win over others
  • Collate all your supporting documents to a single PDF file no larger than 10MB and email with the nomination to the following:kasun@bncpublishing.net or roma@bncpublishing.net

The team will confirm whether your nomination has been received and a confirmation email will be sent to you. Any further queries can be e-mailed to the addresses above

Nomination deadline: February 24, 2022

Sponsorship

PLATINUM ALLY

  • Onsite product branding alternatives
  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Placement of logo in event email shots to the Design Middle East mailing list
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Social media Platinum Ally placement mentions on all Design Middle East social media platforms
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords two full tables for the Platinum Ally that will accommodate 8 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Twelve full print pages to be used at the Platinum Ally's discretion within a period of six months in any Design Middle East print edition

GOLD ALLY

  • Onsite product branding alternatives
  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Placement of logo in event email shots to the Design Middle East mailing list
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Social media Platinum Ally placement mentions on all Design Middle East social media platforms
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords one full table for the Gold Ally that will accommodate 4 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Six full print pages in Design Middle East

SILVER ALLY

  • Onsite product branding alternatives
  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords one full table for the Silver Ally that will accommodate 4 guests
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Four full print pages in Design Middle East

CATEGORY ALLY

  • Placement of logo on event advertisements
  • Mentions in press releases and subsequent published materials
  • Placement of logo on event print and digital invitations
  • Placement of logo on event site branding
  • Ally seating affords one full table for the Category Ally that will accommodate 4 guests
  • Pre and post event coverage to be featured on our websites and dispersed via relevant social media channels
  • Video footage and imagery of the event released for promotional usage
  • Two full print pages in Design Middle East

Contact us

FOR SPONSORSHIP ENQUIRIES

JOAQUIM D’COSTA

Email: jo@bncpublishing.net

Direct: +971 50 440 2706

FOR EDITORIAL ENQUIRIES

ROMA ARORA

Email: roma@bncpublishing.net


KASUN ILLANKOON

Email: kasun@bncpublishing.net

Mobile: +971 56 135 4769