Five ways to achieve an architecture international awards

How to Achieve an International Architecture Award?
by Asia Architecture and Design Awards

How to Achieve an International Architecture Award?

Are you an aspiring architect looking to make an impact on the international stage? Have you ever wondered how to achieve an international architecture award? The answer may be simpler than you think. In this blog, we'll explore the various tips that you can take to increase your chances of success and win an International Architecture Award. From understanding the competition criteria to preparing a compelling portfolio, there are numerous strategies that can help you reach your goal.

1. Differentiation but pristine the quality level

Research what winning entries have looked like in the past and identify ways to stand out from the rest. Create a submission package that captures the attention of the jurors and make sure to include a presentation that explains the context, concept, process, and results of your project. Make sure your portfolio is well-organized and visually appealing.

2. Problem-Solving Innovations

It’s important to bear in mind that design isn’t just about aesthetic appeal. Your design should also be designed in a way that makes people more efficient and productive. For example, if the project is a new office building, consider how the layout, lighting, acoustics, and overall atmosphere can create a comfortable and productive working environment. Ultimately, your design should be logical, efficient, and tailored to its intended purpose. If your design meets these criteria, then you are well on your way to achieving an international architecture award.

3. Tell a story behind your design

When writing your entry, you want to include details that how it solves a particular problem or addresses a need in the local community. Go beyond the basic design principles and try to think of how it can impact the larger community.

Additionally, it's also important to write in a compelling way that conveys enthusiasm and confidence. Let your portfolio provide an engaging narrative that connects the past, present, and future of your work. Think about the purpose behind your project and explain why it matters.

4. Read the instructions.

Make sure you understand the requirements and all its guidelines. Taking time to research the guidelines for the award to ensure you meet all their criteria. Understanding what judges are looking for. Don't just meet the minimum requirements, strive to exceed them!

5. Get outside options

Once you’ve written your submission, it’s important to get an outside opinion. Ask a colleague or friend who has experience with architecture awards to read through your entry and give you feedback on areas that need improvement.

Finally, submit your entry and keep your fingers crossed! With the right combination of quality design and great storytelling, you’re sure to be a contender for an architecture award.

“Remember that awards are as much for what you achieved, as for what you did.”

The 2023 Asia Architecture & Design Awards aims at promoting an Impactful Asia in architecture, design and construction industry that influences not only within Asia countries but on an international scale. We honour excellence in the projects and products created by individuals and organizations in the industry which have had a positive impact on the infrastructure development of the region.

Submit your work to us today to embrace the opportunity to receive awards and recognition by participating in the inspiring categories. With a few clicks and the right paperwork in hand, you can complete your application within 5 minutes through our online submission platform at https://aadawards.com or by email at submit@aadawards.com.