For the 10th time the architectural journals AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur in cooperation with Koelnmesse GmbH, have initiated the Innovation Award Architecture+ Office during the ORGATEC fair in Cologne. The Innovation Award is intended for manufacturers of innovative products to be applied in office buildings - such as office furniture, accessories, lighting, flooring and acoustics, as well as architects, interior designers and designers who work in these areas and have developed associated products. Participation is open to all exhibitors at the ORGATEC who register their product/s until September 21st, 2018 for the Innovation Award Architecture+ Office.
The design and architecture award was initiated to honor products that correspond to the requirements of architects to a special degree. The prize recognizes conceptual project-specific solutions and selected products, which satisfy in design and functionality. Important assessment criteria are the authenticity of materials and the variety of application.
A jury of five renowned architects and interior designers will decide upon the winners and special mentions on October 23rd, 2018, the opening day of the ORGATEC.
Olaf Drehsen, JSWD Architekten, Köln (www.jswd-architekten.de)
Joachim Hein, RKW Architektur +, Düsseldorf (www.rkw.plus)
Eva Kampfmann, bkp kolde kollegen, Düsseldorf (www.b-k-p.net)
Kilian Kresing, Kresings Architektur, Münster (www.kresings.com)
Ester Strohecker, Dipl. Ing. Innenarchitektin AKNW, Münster (www.esther-strohecker.de)
All participating products will be displayed for the entire duration of the fair at the Innovation Award booth.