Last year, we took the INDE.Awards digital: combatting an environment of restrictions with an event that was inherently without them, with a virtual gala offering unprecedented global access to industry’s most anticipated event.
Looking back, the INDE.Awards digital gala was a triumph, an opportunity to bring the wider architecture and design community together in a time where so many of us were forced apart. It was an evening to celebrate and to reflect, to pay homage to the outstanding achievements across the Indo Pacific.
Along with this digital event, we committed to holding a physical get-together, a mixer that would (at the earliest possible opportunity) allow the partners, jury, shortlisters and winners of 2020 to be together in the same space. Last week, this idea came to fruition, with the Australian National Maritime Museum playing host to a cohort of the INDE community.
For many in attendance, the mixer was their first physical event in 12 months, a much-anticipated opportunity to catch up with familiar faces and feel – once more – part of the largest architecture and design communities in the region.
It was also an opportunity to look forward to this year’s programme, with so many fantastic entries already received. In exciting news, we announced an official extension to the 2021 entry period!
Thankyou to all who braved the weather and joined us for such a spectacular evening. We appreciate your ongoing support and commitment to such a progressive, innovative and creative industry. We look forward to connecting again with our hybrid INDE.Awards, coming this August.
The INDE.Awards team would like to thank our partners for 2020: AHEC, Alspec, Bosch, Gaggenau, Haworth, Herman Miller, James Richardson Furniture, Living Edge, Luxxbox, Maxton Fox, Tongue n Groove, Verosol, Wilkhahn, Woven Image, Zenith and Zip Water.
Here’s to INDE 2021!