2023 Calibre Design Awards – Nine Days Left!
The clock is ticking! If you have not yet submitted your project for a Calibre Award, you have ONLY NINE DAYS LEFT to enter! The deadline for all submissions is January 20th.
You can download the Call for Entries to prepare your submission(s) and click here to enter your project(s).
We are very excited that the Calibre Awards Gala Event will be returning to the International Ballroom at the Beverly Hilton on Friday May 12th! Sponsorships and tickets for our industry’s premier social event will be available soon.
Once again, here are the Project Categories and descriptions:
Work Large: 75,000 + sq. ft.
Work Medium: 20,001 – 74,999 sq. ft.
Work Small: under 20,000 sq. ft.
Public & Community Spaces: Government, institutional, courts, transportation, worship, museum, galleries, public libraries, community centers.
Education: Pre-school, elementary, secondary educational facilities, colleges and universities, long distance learning facilities, trade schools and institutes.
Healthcare: Hospitals, clinics, hospice/palliative care, cancer centers, pediatric care, long term care facilities, medical office buildings, mental health facilities, healing and wellness centers, therapy care.
Hospitality & Retail: Hotels, retail (point of sale, store, boutique, dispensaries), restaurants, country clubs, spas, and salons.
Multi-family Housing: Lobbies, communal and amenity spaces (indoor/outdoor).
Un-Built/On the Boards: Un-built projects including projects ‘on the boards’ including, design, strategy, and research. The project must be currently contracted by a client (no hypothetical projects allowed) and include a minimum of 3 team member firms.
Transformation: The Transformation award is for any project (regardless of type) that has transformed a space from one typology to another, repositioned a space, and/or converted from one use to another use.
People’s Choice: People’s Choice for any submission entered in the 10 categories. Voting will be online by all current IIDA SoCal members during a designated timeframe. To be considered for People’s Choice, the entrant must complete an additional 50 word summary narrative that briefly describes the project challenge and team’s solution. Winner will be announced live during the awards program.
Innovation: The Innovation award reflects a design solution that’s based on new thinking and problem solving, advances the profession of interior design, and/or advancements in regenerative/sustainable design and wellness; and social/societal impacts in equity, diversity and inclusion. Any submission entered in the 10 categories will be given consideration for this award by our jury panel.
Best of Calibre 2022: Best of Calibre selected by the Jury from the 10 category winners.Back to Blog