A Critical Lens

Our Design Awards recognise the creative vision of the architects and designers who inspire new ways of living, working, learning and healing. The Awards place a spotlight on a diverse range of talents from across the globe, celebrating design in action and purposefully rewarding the innovative and truly inspiring work being done by the architecture and design community.


 With nearly 500 entries from 29 countries around the world, this year’s competition was fierce and produced an extraordinary group of winners in our 2020 Shaw Contract Design Awards.


Shaw Contract 2020 Design Awards                  

We are delighted to announce the recipients of the Final and People’s Choice Awards, which represent the highest caliber of work among the global design industry. This year’s Final Winners have created some of the most uniquely impactful designs in the world. The panel of esteemed jurors selected seven Final Winners, while the People’s Choice winner was chosen through popular vote. View the winning projects, each designed to have a positive impact on the inhabitants of the space.


2020 Design Awards Judges

Los Angeles, US. | Gensler L.A. | Studio Director, Design Director, Principal

Nashville, US | West End Interiors | Principal, Founder

Singapore | Gensler | Principal, Managing Director

M Moser | Director | Shanghai, China

Edmonton, Canada | S2 Architecture Edmonton | Interior Designer

São Paulo, Brazil | Setin Incorporadora | Operations Director

Boston, US | Boston Architectural College | Dean of Interior Architecture

San Juan City, Phillipines | M Moser | Associate Director, Southeast Asia

Auckland, New Zealand | Unispace | Principal, Design

Melbourne, Australia | Gray Puksand | Partner

London, UK | Nat West Group | Head of Office Design

Oakland, US | Kaiser Permanente | Principal Interior Designer

Chicago, US | Perkins Eastman | Associate Principal

Reno, US | MBA Architecture + Interior Design

Shanghai, China | Joe Ho Associates | Director

Seattle, US | ZGF | Principal

Chicago, US | Whitney Architects | Design Director

Dubai, UAE | NOMAD/K | CCO, Founder

Guadalajara, Mexico | IHG | Manager, Design + Plan Review

Sydney, Australia | Siren Design Group | CEO + Founder

Delft, Netherlands | Fokkema & Partners | Architect, Partner

Atlanta, US | Daimler North America | Corporate Real Estate Manager

Chicago, US | Hyatt | Global VP Product + Brand Development

Shanghai, China | B+H Architects | Design Director, Interior Design, Principal

New Delhi, India | AVA | Chief Architect, Managing Director

Washington, DC | AvalonBay Communities, Inc. | Senior Director, Design