DeCada: D+C Magazine Architectural Design Awards 2023 is a highly anticipated event in the architectural and design industry.
Each issue of D+C Magazine is a testament to the pride and excellence of Filipino designers, who constantly strive to provide for the changing needs of the people while being sustainable, responsible, and innovative. It has been an excellent platform for celebrating the best of Filipino design, and we look forward to more years of celebrating the talent and creativity of our designers.
This year's awards will recognize outstanding achievements in the field of architecture and design, with entries accepted for various categories. The awards are open to architects across the Philippines who have created exceptional designs in the past year.
The categories for the DeCada: D+C Magazine Architectural Design Awards 2023 are as follows:
Commercial: This category will recognize notable commercial buildings such as offices, retail spaces, and mixed-use developments.
Educational Buildings: This category will recognize exceptional academic buildings such as schools, universities, and research centers.
Healthcare/Wellness: This category will recognize exceptional healthcare and wellness buildings such as hospitals, clinics, and rehabilitation centers.
High Rise Buildings: This category will recognize exceptional high-rise buildings such as skyscrapers, residential, and office towers.
Hospitality Architecture: This category will recognize exceptional hospitality buildings such as hotels, resorts, and restaurants.
Mixed Use: This category will recognize exceptional mixed-use developments, such as complexes that integrate commercial, residential, and retail spaces.
Residential: This category will recognize exceptional residential buildings such as single-family homes, apartments, and condominiums.
Restoration & Renovation: This category will recognize exceptional restoration and renovation projects, such as the adaptive reuse of heritage buildings, historic structures, and landmarks.
Social Housing: This category will recognize exceptional social housing projects such as affordable, cooperative, and community housing.
Special Category of People's Choice Award: This category will recognize exceptional projects that the public has voted through our Facebook page.
Entries for the awards are open now, and those who register early can avail of a discount until April 30, 2023. The early entry fee is P2,000, while the regular deadline will be on July 31, 2023, with a fee of P2,500.
To enter the awards, architects must submit their projects online via the official Google Form provided by D+C. The submission must include detailed information about the project, including drawings, photographs, and a written description.
The projects will be judged by a panel of renowned architects, who will evaluate the entries based on several criteria, including creativity, innovation, sustainability, and functionality.
The Winners of the DeCada Awards will receive many rewards, including a DeCada trophy. The first and second runner-up will also receive this coveted trophy, signifying their achievement in their respective categories.
Winners will also be included in the list of winners, a special feature in D+C Magazine's October to December 2023 issue. This particular feature is an excellent opportunity for winners to showcase their projects and reach a broader audience. Additionally, winners can avail themselves of a Solo Special Feature, which provides more in-depth and exclusive project coverage.
Moreover, winners will be recognized through D+C Social Media channels, including Facebook, Instagram, and the D+C website. This recognition gives winners increased visibility and exposure to potential clients and partners.
Furthermore, winners will have a short video showcasing their winning projects, which they can use to promote their work online or offline. Finally, winners will receive three complimentary copies of D+C Magazine's October to December 2023 issue, allowing them to keep a memento of their achievement and share it with their team and clients.
These rewards and recognition make the DeCada Awards an excellent opportunity for architects and interior designers to showcase their exceptional work and be recognized for their talent and dedication to their craft.
The awards celebrate the best in the industry and recognize those who have made significant contributions to architecture and design. So, if you have created an impressive building in the past year, make sure to submit your entry and be a part of this prestigious event.
A live event with Facebook Live coverage will be held on September 8, 2023, where the winners will receive awards and be recognized for their outstanding achievements in the field of architecture and design.