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Iconic Awards 2019: David Chipperfield Win “Architects of the Year”

11:00 - 14 August, 2019
Iconic Awards 2019: David Chipperfield Win “Architects of the Year”, Courtesy of The iconic awards 2019: innovative architecture
Courtesy of The iconic awards 2019: innovative architecture

The winners of the ICONIC AWARDS 2019: Innovative Architecture competition, have been announced. The “Architects of the Year” went to David Chipperfield Architects, and “Interior Designers of the Year” was granted to Snarkitecture. As for the “Architects’ Client of the Year” prize, it was presented to the city of Freiburg im Breisgau in Germany.

Winners of the ein&zwanzig Newcomers' Awards Announced at Milan Design Week

05:35 - 10 April, 2019
Winners of the ein&zwanzig Newcomers' Awards Announced at Milan Design Week, Dario Iannone_Indigo. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting
Dario Iannone_Indigo. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting

The winners of the ein&zwanzig newcomers’ awards have been announced on April 8th during Milan Design Week. Out of 824 entries from 73 countries, the German Design Council honored 21 innovative projects created and developed by young upcoming international designers, and granted one project with the “Best of the Best” award, the ultimate prize for the most unique and inventive amongst all proposals.

Simon Frambach took home the Best of the Best award this year for his ‘Dynamic Folding Chair’ (DFC), the world’s first folding chair that responds to the user’s movements and comfort, produced with cheap disposable material.

Matteo Bauer-Bornemann. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting Aurore Bard_SEEM. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting Laura van de Wijdeven_Jute Tile. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting Arthur Seefried_Tubs. Image Courtesy of hicklvesting + 21

Asif Khan to Bring a Future Focus to the German Design Council's 2019 ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture

06:30 - 4 March, 2019
Asif Khan to Bring a Future Focus to the German Design Council's 2019 ICONIC AWARDS: Innovative Architecture, © Luke Hayes
© Luke Hayes

With his delicate designs for spatial structures and innovative concepts, Asif Khan is considered one of the world’s most exciting architects. He constructed the VantablackPavilion for the 2018 Olympic Games in PyeongChang, South Korea – thanks to nano-technology, the building's innovative paint absorbs 99 percent of visible light, which creates an impression similar to the vastness of space.

Asif Khan by James Moriarty © Asif Khan © Luke Hayes © Asif Khan + 7

German Design Council Announces winners of the Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture

14:00 - 6 August, 2018
German Design Council Announces winners of the Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture, Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World
Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World

The German Design Council has announced the winners of the Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture. The awards honor superb examples of interaction between disciplines through an independent architecture and design competition. The Iconic Awards 2018: Innovative Architecture focus on internationally outstanding construction projects, innovative interior and product design as well as compelling communication in an architectural context. The focus is on holistic production and on the interaction between the trades in the context of architecture.

Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World Summit Gallery by WGNB. Image Courtesy of Iconic World Prada Men’s and Women’s Show - Continuous Interior. Image Courtesy of Iconic World UK Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World + 10