Holistic networking: The competition for architects, designers, the construction sector and industry.

Category Award
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage
Genre Architecture, Communication, Interior, Product, Urban
Country Germany
Registration Deadline 30 May 2014 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 May 2014 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Holistic networking: The competition for architects, designers, the construction sector and industry.
After a successful launch last year, the German Design Council organizes for the second time the Iconic Awards. The whole world of architecture.
The Iconic Awards is the first neutral international architecture and design competition that focuses on how the disciplines interact.
It acknowledges visionary architecture, innovative products and sustainable communication from all fields of architecture, the construction and property sectors and the manufacturing industry. As such the competition shines the spotlight on the elementary significance of the interaction of individual disciplines. It centres on the integrated and consistence presentation of products in architecture.

Prof. Dr. Johan Bettum: Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste - Städelschule, Frankfurt/Main
Dr. Louise Kiesling: Head of Interior and Product Design COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, Wien
Corinna Kretschmar-Joehnk: JOI-Design GmbH, Hamburg
Ulrike Kunkel: db deutsche bauzeitung, Leinfelden-Echterdingen
Frank Lottermann: Nordisk Büro Plus GmbH, Frankfurt/Main
Dietmar Mühr: PLEX GmbH, Berlin
Aleks Tatic: Tatic Designstudio Srl, Mailand
Andrej Kupetz: Rat für Formgebung, Frankfurt/Main

Prize money amounting to EUR 30,000 will be awarded in three special categories.
- Architects of the year
- Interior Designers of the year
- Project of the year
HONORARY AWARD: Architects’ client of the year
The following fees will be charged for the services: label, publication, online exhibition, certificate, PR work.
Winner’s fee for the award: EUR 1,200
Winner’s fee for the award: EUR 1,500

Entry Fee
Registration fee for the competition (per submission): EUR 180
Additional organizational fee for handling digital submissions: EUR 50
Additional organisational fee for handling product samples each with a size of up to 0.5m (length/ width/height) and a weight of up to 20kg: EUR 50

Firm carton boards sized a2 (a max. of 4)

Submission Address
DHL Trade Fairs & Events GmbH
Messegelände Frankfurt, Cargo Center
Attn. Mr. Marc Krüger
Product ID (please state!)
Ludwig-Erhard-Anlage 1
60327 Frankfurt am Main

Awards ceremony: 6 October 2014 at the BMW Welt in Munich

Past winners

German Design Council

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