A total of 53,400 votes were cast and verified across all categories. The results of the public votes for the Dezeen Awards 2021 architecture categories are listed below.
Dezeen Awards 2021 public vote winners in the architecture categories were announced yesterday. The design winners will be announced on Wednesday, the sustainability and media winners on Thursday, and finally the studio winners on Friday.
Dezeen Awards winners announced in November
The public vote is separate from the main Dezeen Awards 2021 judging process, in which entries are assessed by our star-studded panel of judges. We’ll be announcing the Dezeen Awards 2021 winners online in late November.
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Below are the public vote results for the interiors categories:
NCaved by Mold Architects has been voted house interior of the year by our readers. The cave-like interior that hides within the rocky hillside of Serifos, Greece, has secured 43 per cent of votes within the category.
Next in line is The Island by Clément Lesnoff-Rocard Architecture, with 25 per cent. Canyon House by Studio Hagen Hall, and SRG House by Fox Johnston both received 13 per cent, and Softie by OPA is in final place with six per cent.
The pairing of traditional materials and clean lines in this beachside apartment in Vancouver caught the attention of our readers, winning apartment interior of the year with 30 per cent of the vote. Still Life House by Untitled (design agency) incorporates limestone and fir woods into a minimal renovation design, welcoming the ageing of the materials over time.
Second in line is Reflections of the past – an Amsterdam loft by Firm Architects with 18 per cent, followed by Residence W by Fws_work and An Urban Cottage by Lukstudio with 17 per cent. Wood Ribbon apartment in Paris by Toledano + Architects and Roseneath Street by Studio Goss both received nine per cent of votes.
Restaurant and bar interior
A contemporary bar in a former arsenal has received 37 per cent of the public’s votes in the restaurant and bar interior category. Yodezeen’s Virgin Izakaya Bar is a warm-hued renovation of an existing 18th-century brick building, using materials such as wood, natural leather and copper.
The runners up are Istetyka by Yakusha Design with 27 per cent, KINK Bar & Restaurant with 16 per cent, Veneno by Monteon Arquitectos Asociados with 15 per cent, and The Peacock Mediterranean Grill by Proper Hospitality with nine per cent of votes.
Hotel and short-stay interior
The Cloud of Hometown Resort Hotel by Line + has won 34 per cent of votes in the hotel and short-stay interior category. The interior design draws inspiration from the building’s rural context, and responds to local history through the reuse of rubble stone, framing surrounding views, and celebrating existing elements of the building.
The runners up are Valo Hotel & Work by SSA Hotels/Valo Hotel and Work with 27 per cent, The Hotel Britomart by Cheshire Architects with 16 per cent, Hishiya by Fumihiko Sano Studio with 15 per cent, and the Toggle Hotel by Klein Dytham Architecture with nine per cent.
Large workspace interior
HKPI Headquarters by Hong Kong-based studio Design Systems aims to promote wellbeing through providing a working environment that largely consists of open outdoor space. The 1,500-square-metre workspace received 56 per cent of votes.
In second place is Kadokawa Tokorozawa Campus by Flooat with 19 per cent, followed by Chief Chicago by AvroKO and Goop Headquarters by Rapt Studio both with seven per cent, then EF Education First Denver Office by EF Education First – Architecture & Design Studio with six per cent, and finally YTL Headquarters by Ministry of Design with five per cent.
Small workspace interior
The Siersema office in Amsterdam by Beyond Space, which features one kilometre of laser-cut fabric suspended from the ceiling, won the small workspace interior public vote with 36 per cent of votes.
Close behind is Sher Maker Studio by Sher Maker with 34 per cent, followed by Thomas Randall-Page’s Art Barn with 18 per cent, and Maruhiro Office by DDAA and DJA Studio by D’Arcy Jones Architects which both received six per cent of votes.
Large retail interior
The clever manipulation of timber in Woods Bagot’s showroom for Sculptform won 51 per cent of the votes to win the large retail interior category.
Runners up include Dengo Chocolates Concept Store by Matheus Farah e Manoel Maia Arquitetura with 18 per cent, Citi Wealth Hub by Ministry of Design with 16 per cent, Box by Posti by Fyra with 11 per cent, and Arca Wynwood Design Centre Miami by Esrawe Studio with five per cent.
Small retail interior
Cadine showcases the art of flower arranging alongside carefully selected objects, against a background of neutral tones and organic materials.
The small retail interior by Ste Marie Art and Design received 43 per cent of votes.
The runners up are Flamingo Estate Harvest Shop by Dutra Brown & Alex Reed with 28 per cent, Camilla and Marc, Armadale by Akin Atelier with 12 per cent, Bund Post Office and Shop by Yatofu Creatives with 10 per cent and Rookies / Leidmann by Thatenhorst Interior with seven per cent.
Leisure and wellness interior
Fitzgerald Private Clinic by Kingston Lafferty Design has been crowned leisure and wellness interior of the year in the public vote, receiving 32 per cent of votes.
The design aims to simplify the increasingly complicated notion of self-care, taking reference from the elements, and combining materials of differing textures for an immersive tactile experience.
With 24 per cent is SFC Shangying Cinema Luxe by Pulse On Partnership, followed by Waldkliniken Eisenberg by HDR with 21 per cent, CAMHS Edinburgh by Projects Office with 12 per cent, and Goodbody by Homework with 11 per cent of votes.
Civic and cultural interior
Genesis is a narrowboat with a pop-up roof inspired by organ bellows that is temporarily moored on the River Lea. The interior space serves primarily as a church, but is also used for a wide variety of community activities.
This fun and innovative project by Denizen Works received 41 per cent of our reader’s votes in the civic and cultural interior category.
The runners up are Bicycle parking garage The Hague by Silo with 20 per cent, The Violence of Chaos – Meilan Music Studio by Domani Architectural Concepts with 16 per cent, Employment Support Centre Yoridoko by Td-Atelier with 13 per cent and Casa Batlló by Kengo Kuma & Associates, Viabizzuno and Casa Batlló with ten per cent of votes.
Situated on the edge of a bog, Maidla Nature Villa is inspired by a treehouse. Large angled windows allow expansive views of birch trees to be seen from within the secluded retreat.
This project by B210 is the winner of small interior of the year in the Dezeen Awards 2021 public vote, securing 35 per cent of votes.
Runners up include Ginlee Studio store by Wynk Collaborative with 25 per cent, The Arena-Papi by Neri&Hu Design and Research Office and SMS ADU by Bunch Design both with 15 per cent, and Canyon House by Studio Hagen Hall with 11 per cent.
Furniture Pavilion S was a trade show pavilion before being recycled into tables and chairs for the local community. The project by Rooi Design and Research secured 40 per cent of the public’s votes.
The runners up in the sustainable interior category are Valo Hotel & Work with 22 per cent, Bermonds Locke by Holloway Li with 21 per cent, MO de Movimiento by Lucas Muñoz with 11 per cent, and Lolita Eipprova by Triiije with five per cent.