11/10/2018

DAY is a winner of an ICONIC 2018 Innovative Architecture Award – Who else got this beautiful reward?


The awards ceremony of the ICONIC AWARDS 2018 took place on October 8th at the Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich and DAY’s Gesina Roters was there to receive an ICONIC AWARD 2018 – Innovative Architecture – for Eindhoven Airport.


The ICONIC AWARDS is considered to be an independent seal of quality of international standing, marking out contemporary developments and creative achievements. Needless to say, that we are very proud of this. DAY and Eindhoven Airport will continue this successful partnership with the on-going expansion of Eindhoven Airport.


The price Architect of the Year
went to Asif Khan Ltd. The architect and artist has created complex installations – such as the recent Hyundai Pavilion in PyeongChang, or the kinetic façade of the MegaFaces Pavilion 2014 in Sochi.


Hyundai Pavilion by Asif Khan. Image Courtesy of Iconic World


This year, the honorary prize, Architects’ Client of the Year, goes to the world-famous luxury fashion brand, PRADA. As the jury noted, “for years PRADA has been promoting art and architecture and commissioning the design and construction of spectacular flagship stores.”


Prada Men’s and Women’s Show – Continuous Interior. Image Courtesy of Iconic World


The price Interior Designers of the Year
 goes to the internationally active architecture and design studio WGNB, based in Seoul and run by Sungchil Park and Jonghwan Baek. Judges commented on the “immensely powerful holistic spatial scenarios created by this studio, which have been a source of inspiration to designers around the world for a number of years.”


Dexter Studios Office by WGNB. Image Courtesy of Iconic World


In addition to the special prizes, the judges have also selected the best entries in the categories ‘Architecture’, ‘Interior’, ‘Product’, ‘Communication’ and ‘Concept’, as well as a new, overarching category ‘Innovative Material’.


For the complete list of all winners, including Eindhoven Airport, please click here.

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