Three Canadian projects win at IIDA Global Excellence Awards

The 2023 IIDA Global Excellence Awards honour creativity in international interior design and interior architecture projects.

Club Saint-Denis by Humà Design + Architecture , winner in the Restaurants, Lounges, and Bars category (Photos courtesy of Humà Design + Architecture)

Three Canadian projects are among the winners from the 2023 IIDA Global Excellence Awards, which honour innovation and creativity in international interior design and interior architecture projects across 15 categories.

The three Canadian winning projects are the Weldon Library Revitalization Phase 1 in London, Ontario, by Perkins&Will in the Education category, the Park Hyatt  in Toronto by Studio Munge in the Hotels category and Club Saint-Denis in Montreal by Humà Design + Architecture in the Restaurants, Lounges, and Bars category.

“We laud these design teams for their ability to create inspiring, ingenuitive physical canvases for the world to experience,” said IIDA Executive vice president and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. “This award shows how designers are utilizing the layers of skill needed to create these significant places and highlighting the depth of imagination driving the future of spaces.”

Park Hyatt in Toronto by Studio Munge, winner in the Hotels category (Photos courtesy of Studio Munge)

The winners were selected by a jury of design experts which included ALA founder and principal, Alda Ly, Studio BV founder and CEO, Betsy Vohs, Associate AIA, and Flad Architects interior designer, Sara Wolf, IIDA.

“This collection of winning projects insighted so much conversation and debate among the jurors during our review,” said Ly on behalf of the jury. “We had a difficult time deciding due to how these designers translated their design challenge into an artful response that elevates the immediate space, its surroundings, and their acumen.”

Weldon Library Revitalization Phase 1 in London, Ontario, by Perkins&Will, winner in the Education category (Photos by Scott Norsworthy)

All winning projects will be honoured at a celebration on February 17, 2024, in Paris alongside the IIDA Global Excellence Awards finalists and 2023 IIDA Best of Asia Pacific Design Awards winners. During the celebration, the Best of Competition winners for both competitions will also be revealed.

To see the full list of winners, click here.