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13 May 2020

RTF 2020

Participate in RTF’s Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020 for a shot at Global Recognition

RTF Architecture Construction & Design Awards | Rethinking The Future | May 2020

In its 9th consecutive year, with the launch of Architecture, Construction, and Design Awards 2020, Rethinking The Future (RTF) is inviting architects and designers to submit their projects under the various building, interior, and product categories. RTF now offers even more opportunities for encouraging the accomplished and upcoming minds of the fraternity.

Rethinking The Future Awards, RTF 2020

Rethinking the Future has been a leading organization committed to recognize and acknowledge innovative and future-sensitive designs from all over the world. RTF celebrates and shares the knowledge created through a plethora of awards, events, and academic dialogues in the field of Architecture & Design.

“The idea of Rethinking the Future has always been to bring future sensitive architecture and design and popularize every aspect of it without any prejudices and thus the awards too, portray their divergence through the varied categories”, stipulates Ar. Vikas Pawar, CEO, and Founder of Rethinking the Future

Previous Winners

With participation from more than 60 countries, RTF witnessed an unprecedented interest in Architecture Awards last year.  Some firms that have participated in RTF Awards include Bjarke Ingels Group, Dialog, Perkins Eastman, Page, RTKL, AHR, Aecom, Henning Larsen, CAZA, DLR Group, Behnisch Architekten, UNstudio, HOK, Gensler, HKA, LMN Architects, LAN Architecture, WOW Architects,  EYP Inc., Line and Space LLC, IDOM UK Ltd, Sanjay Puri Architects, Christopher Charles Benninger Architects and many more. The Rethinking The Future Award brings the extraordinary eminence to Winning Projects.

60+ Categories | 180+ Awards

ACD Award Categories spread across six broad Categories including Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Urban Design, Product Design, & Construction. With more than 60 categories including residential, commercial, hospitality, and interior design for Architects; the award also aims to felicitate designers across scales and mediums including lifestyle accessories, interior design elements, and temporary structures.
With Winners in each category, RTF acknowledges runner-up and second runner-ups along with Honorable Mentions depending on the jury’s decision.

Global Reach

Winners of ACD Awards are widely published across various media channels around the world. For each category, Rethinking The Future creates a newsletter to interested parties consisting of design editors, curators, architects, designers, journalists, academics, marketers, reporters, editors, blog owners, columnists, product managers and developers, companies relevant to the particular categories; to further spread the uniqueness that your work beholds with the entire globe.

Eminent Jury Panel

Entries are carefully evaluated by an internationally influential jury panel composed of established scholars, esteemed professionals, prominent press members, creative design professionals and experienced entrepreneurs who devote great care and attention to details while voting each entry.

With eminent names like Angela Lee (Asia Pacific Managing Director, HKS Architects, Singapore), Chiu Kuo Wei (Director, Regenerative Earth and Anthropocene Design, Assistant Professor, PhDTunghai University, TAIWAN), Eric Gannon (Studio Director, Principal Gensler, Chicago, USA) and Carmelo Zappulla (Owner, External Reference Architects, Barcelona, Spain) being a part of the jury in previous years; Rethinking the Future has consistently attracted the professionals, city-makers and is in the process of announcing the members of the panel for Architecture Construction & Design Awards 2020.

Now in its 9th year, RTF presents ACD Awards 2020 to celebrate outstanding architecture and design innovations in more than 60 categories!

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Enjoy 15% discount on standard registration fees.

RTF invites the trendsetters, the pioneers and the leaders – Firms dealing with the global contemporary challenges head on – with continuous innovation and excellence, and bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.

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24 Apr 2020

Rethinking The Future Awards 2020

Rethinking The Future

Re:Invitation | Architecture, Construction & Design Awards 2020

The Early Bird Registration Deadline for this year’s Architecture, Construction, and Design Awards is ending on 30th April 2020

The submission deadline for the awards is the 15th of August, to provide for a sufficient time to overcome the current situation and submit the best of the works.

In the 9th consecutive year of celebrating architecture, Rethinking The Future has launched ACD Awards for excellence in Architecture & Design. Previous Winners of RTF Awards include some of the most prestigious architectural firms, like Bjarke Ingels Group & Dialog, Perkins Eastman, Page, RTKL, AHR, Aecom, Henning Larsen, CAZA, DLR Group, Behnisch Architekten, UNstudio, HOK, Gensler, HKA, LMN Architects, LAN Architecture, WOW Architects, EYP Inc., and many more.

If you have any Architecture / Interior design projects completed within the last FIVE year, submit it to ACD Awards 2020. With media partners around the world, Winners of RTF Awards get published in Magazines, social media, design blogs, and design forums – ensuring that your work gets noticed internationally by the people who matter.

By registering for the Awards before 30 April, you save 33% over the standard registration fee.

The Rethinking the Future Awards celebrates the world’s best architecture, spaces & products and is designed specifically to engage the public with architecture. We provide exposure for both the profession and its brightest talents. The program has over 60+ relevant building categories and a jury of over 100+ architects, designers, artists across the world.

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12 Jun 2017

RTF Awards 2017

Rethinking The Future Awards 2017

Global Architecture & Design Awards:
35 Categories | 105 Awards | 249 Nations

Rethinking The Future Awards 2017
# Absolute Global Architecture & Design Event

RTF Awards 2017 are a global architecture awards event with 35 categories and 15 esteemed judges across the globe. It’s your chance to be distinguished around the Best in the profession.

# Three Winners in Each Category Event

Also depending on the Jury’s Decision, Some projects will receive Honorable Mentions. Last year, there were about 5-6 Honorable Mentions in each Category.

Rethinking The Future Awards 2017
architecture image from RTF

# Categories

Commercial | Cultural | Hospitality | Housing | Residence | Institutional Building | Mixed Use | Office Building | Pop-Ups & temporary | Sports & Recreation | Transportation | Landscape Design | Landscape Design | Residential Interior | Commercial Interior | Corporate Interior | Households | Fashion, Lifestyle and Accessories | Interior Design Elements

Rethinking The Future Awards – Previous Awards

Last year, we created the biggest award program for architects and designers, in the world in the field of sustainability. We received Registrations from more than 75 countries.

BIG & Dialogue
First Award | Mixed Use (Concept)
In a single development we are building sufficient critical mass to create a..

First Award | Residential Concept
City Road Basin is one of the largest pieces of open water in London. Part of the Regent’s.

First Award | Commercial Built -RTFSA
The new 110,000 square foot High Performance Computing Center is a three-story, stand-alone..

First Award | Commercial Built
The brief stipulated that the building should use the highest-quality materials, finishes..

Perkins Eastman
First Award | Public Building (Built)
East End Cooperative Ministry (EECM) is an interfaith non-profit organization….

First Award | Residential (Built)
The Torcasso Residence is inspired by the spectacular landscape of northern..

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With Professionals and Creative people around the world, its your chance to be distinguished among the best in the profession.

8 May 2015

RTF Awards

Rethinking The Future Awards 2015

After the huge success of Re-thinking The Future Awards 2014. Now RTF in its fourth year, launching the Re-thinking The Future Awards 2015.

RTFA 2014:
Previous Award Winners

Mixed Use

MIxed Use Concept: First Award
Architects: BIG Architects & DIALOG
Project Name: Neighbourhood

Beach and Howe Tower, Vancouver, BC
Beach and Howe Tower Vancouver
building image courtesy of architects
Beach and Howe Tower Vancouver – 490-foot-tall tower by BIG + Westbank + Dialog + Cobalt + PFS + BuroHappold + Glotman Simpson + local architect James Cheng

Commercial Built

Commercial Built: First Award
Architects: HOK Houston
Project: High Performance Computing Center

Residential Concept

Canaletto Tower London
257 City Road London / Canaletto Tower image by dbox branding & creative

Residential Concept: First Award
Architects: UNStudio
Project: Canaletto
Canaletto London by UNStudio – formerly 257 City Road

Residential Built

Residential Built: First Award
Architects: WOW Architects
Project: Mandala House

Public Building

Vancouver Convention Center West
photo from LMN Architects

Public Building Built: First Award
Architects: LMN Architects
Project: Vancouver Convention Center West
Vancouver Convention Center West by LMN Architects

Commercial Concept

Commercial Concept: First Award
Architects: FGMF Arquitects
Project: Multiuse Complex

RTFA 2015 – 50 categories and 20 esteemed judges across the globe.

23 Feb 2018
RTF Sustainability Awards 2017

‘RTF Sustainability Awards 2017’ hosted by RTF with the idea of acknowledging the works of professionals and students across the globe in architecture and design field.

RTF Sustainability Awards are an all exclusive design awards, analysing and comparing the works of architects and designers across the globe.

Location: Vancouver

Architecture Awards

Stirling Prize
Maggie's London
photo © Maggie’s Centres

RIBA Gold Medal Award

What’s Up Paris? Competition

Rethinking Urbanity Competition
wonderland Architecture Competition
image : wonderland plaform for European Architecture

Rethink Hotels Competition

Office Buildings

School Buildings

Contemporary Interiors

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