As the days wane and the sun sets on yet another year, the distinguished 3C Awards Group casts its luminous spotlight upon the coveted third edition of the BLT Built Design Awards. This prestigious occasion celebrates the masterful contributions of professionals who have woven their ingenious tapestries into the fabric of global projects – an assemblage ranging from architectural enclaves and interior opulence to landscape panoramas and construction marvels. This epochal program anticipates a cascade of submissions from the world’s visionaries of architecture and design. Akin to a symphony of artistry, last year’s fête witnessed an entrancing crescendo of over 650 submissions cascading in from 51 nations, each bearing the hallmarks of brilliance that have come to define this grand affair. Amongst the adorned laureates stood luminaries such as Zaha Hadid Architects, Ateliers Jean Nouvel, Perkins & Will, Block Research Group (BRG), MVSA Architects, Laguarda. Low Architects, Foshan Topway Design, querkraft architects, and Agence d’Architecture A. Bechu & Associés – a testament to the gravitas of these esteemed accolades.
“The BLT Built Design Awards,” proclaims the co-founder and Program Director, Astrid Hébert, “constellate the supreme in architecture and design, illuminating ingenious projects and adroit leaders with their avant-garde ideas. We stand with pride, champions of both the seasoned and the emerging as they venture beyond the peripheries of the possible within the realm of construction. Join us in the upcoming year as the BLT Awards unfurl a panorama of design and architectural magnificence.” A rigorous adjudication choreography unfurls under the aegis of a jury panel comprising luminary architects, erudite academicians, eminent media representatives, and sagacious industry stalwarts. Through their discerning eyes, the crème de la crème of global design prowess is sieved, spotlighting international design excellence, audacious architectural paradigms, pioneering sustainability strides, and ingenuity in architecture, construction, interior design, and the nascent expanse of landscape architecture.
The ebbing of September shall witness the esteemed 2022 jury, a confluence of 38 seasoned architects, designers, developers, academics, and media luminaries, cast their deciding votes across a tapestry of categories. Amongst these august jurors have been stalwarts such as Steffen Lehmann, Founding Partner and CEO of si_architecture + urban design, and Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at the University of Nevada; Alvaro Montoya, Regional Vice President & Studio Head – Lifestyle Brands Americas at Hyatt Corporation – Design Service; Marie Crabié, the adept Journalist at Tema.archi; and Heath Gledhill, the virtuoso Architecture & Design Integration Practice Leader at Aurecon. As the horizon turns towards 2023, the roster of jury luminaries shall be unveiled in due course. The BLT Built Design Awards ascend as a preeminent annual gala, a pantheon erected to extol the zenith of architectural and constructional grandeur. Augmenting its offerings, this year’s ensemble introduces an exalted addition – the Landscape Architecture category. This novel inclusion emancipates enterprises from every nook and cranny of the globe to submit their unrivalled conceptions, works-in-progress narratives, and triumphant magnum opuses to vie for this hallowed distinction.
The hourglass turns, and time draws nigh. Seize the moment and unfurl your legacy upon the grand tapestry of design history. Traverse to bltawards.com for an odyssey of enlightenment and secure your berth before the annals close on the 2nd of September, 2023. Your seat amidst design’s pantheon awaits.
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