In 2021 INDE.Summit was introduced. Bringing together the most disruptive minds in our region for a symposium unlike any other, the INDE. Summit is cutting edge, going beyond the awards to drive the knowledge that powers excellence.
Entry Window: 2 December 2020 – 1 April 2021
Jury deliberation: April 2021
Shortlist announced: June 2021
INDE.Awards Gala 2021: August 2021
Yes. This is an Indo-Pacific-based competition, and is open exclusively to architects and designers based in the region. Please see the list below if you are unsure if you qualify:
Australia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South Korea, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam
Yes. Please refer to the list above for included countries.
First entry: $320 AUD incl GST
Subsequent entries: $220 AUD incl GST
The reduced rate for subsequent entries is automatically calculated on the payment screen.
In order to serve the region and present a level playing field for recognition and celebration of design and architecture, a price adjustment will be applied at time of payment to submissions received from the following countries:
Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, South Korea, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor Leste, Vietnam
If you are located in one of the counties above a code will be sent to you in the registration confirmation email. To take advantage of the reduced entry fees, use code during the payment process.
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The Graduate: FREE
You will notice a gating fee in Awardstack which exists to emphasise that this is by nomination only. You will require a free code from our team to enter this category upon enquiry.
Please contact Jan Henderson at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about this category, and for the free code. This category is eligible for course leaders to nominate only.
Yes, if your project is relevant to more than one category. Each entry will attract a submission fee. See above for details on multiple entries.
To be eligible for this category the student must attend an architectural school in the Indo-Pacific region. The category is open to third year architecture students, the entry must be their own work and is to be the final year examination submission made to their school, university or technical college.
The category is free to enter and candidates are to be nominated by course leaders only.
If you are a course leader and would like to nominate students, please contact Jan Henderson, email@example.com for more information and for the free code.
No, you will notice a gating fee in Awardstack for this category. Please do not pay this as you will not be refunded. This exists to ensure that nominees are submitted by course leaders as it is a free entry. You will require a free code from our team to enter this category upon enquiry. If you are a student who meets the eligibility requirements above and interested in being nominated, please talk to your course leader about contacting Jan Henderson, firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to receive the free code.
You need to be an Indo-Pacific based designer/architect, and you need to have designed your product in an Indo-Pacific country. Please refer to the list above for included countries.
No. All projects/products must be 100% finished works at the time of entry submission. Display suites created for developers’ property sales do not qualify for entry.
Yes. It can be anywhere on the spectrum from ‘mass produced’ to ‘produced on demand’, but it must be available for purchase.
Yes. Your project/product must have been completed between 1 September 2019 and 19 February 2021.
Speculative or unfinished projects, client pitches and/or mock-ups will not be considered valid. The only exception to this is The Influencer category, which is open to concepts.
It’s the date you first publicised the project. If you haven’t publicised the project, it’s the date you stopped working on it (i.e. the design was complete).
The Luminary and Prodigy Awards are not open for self-nomination. Our panel of INDE. Experts and Indesign Media Editors nominate the recipients of The Luminary and The Prodigy accolades. In the past, trophy winners in these categories have been decided by People’s Choice voting. In 2021, the INDE.Awards Jury will again select The Luminary of the Year and The Prodigy of the Year, who will each receive a trophy. All nominated Luminaries and Prodigies, however, receive The Luminary title and The Prodigy title respectively. Trophy winners only receive the ‘of the Year’ accolade. See our Category Criteria page for more information.
You can submit a maximum of 10 images per entry. We recommend at least 6 images. For The Design Studio, please include a headshot or portrait shot of your team.
Please ensure your images are of the highest quality. We suggest a minimum of 1920 x 1080 pixels in landscape orientation. We will NOT accept pixelated images. You’ll be prompted to include your photographer’s name in your entry so the photography can be credited if your entry is publicised.
No, we also accept portrait format, but if you have some landscape-format shots available, please include them.
Please submit your images in JPG or PNG format. All other file types are not accepted. You are able to upload up to 10 photos, and 5 documents (including drawings and floorplans).
The requested text descriptions vary slightly across the categories. The entry form asks for basic details (such as design/architecture firm’s name, project title, project location and photographer’s name – up to 250 characters each), specification details (for applicable categories – up to 1,500 characters each), as well as more descriptive paragraphs (up to 1700 characters each). To view the entry form for each category, you can register to enter at our Entry Portal accessed through indeawards.com, and view the online entry form for each category with no commitment to lodge an entry.
Yes. You can return to and edit your entry at any point up to the entry deadline of 11:59pm on Friday 19 March 2021, Australian Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Your entry will not be complete until final payment has been processed and your entry submitted.
Entries close 11:59PM on Friday 19 March 2021.
Yes. By entering the INDE.Awards, you confirm that you have permission from all involved parties pertaining to your project/s – including clients, copyright holders and collaborators – to allow Indesign Media Asia Pacific and its partners to publish your work across any of its print and digital platforms/brands, as well as any associated promotional materials, without limitation for awards purposes only.
Please ensure you include all photography credits, with reference to particular images in file name to ensure we are crediting these correctly.
Please find them at the Terms & Conditions page and read carefully.
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Stay tuned for more info on the 2021 Gala!