SIA Architectural Design Awards 2019



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Award Brief.

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Sample Form.

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  • Residential Projects
  • Commercial Projects
  • Institutional Projects
  • Industrial, Transport & Infrastructure Projects
  • Special Categories
  • Interior Architecture


  • Participation Requirements
  • Project Eligibility
  • Submission Requirements
  • Submission Material
  • Participation Fee
  • No Refund Policy
  • Duties & Obligation of Entrants


  • Judging Criteria
  • Jury Decision

  • A1​ Low-Density Housing (Terraces, Bungalows, Semi-Detached and Cluster Housing)
  • A2 ​High-Density Housing
  • A3 ​Overseas Residential Project
  • B1 Office Buildings
  • B2​ Shopping Centres
  • B3​ Mixed Developments (Shopping, Office, Apartment, Hotel)
  • B4​ Hotels
  • B5​ Recreational Buildings (Golf Clubs, Bowling Alleys, Marinas, Stadiums, Swimming Complexes, Retirement Village etc.)
  • B6​ Overseas Commercial Projects
  • C1 Educational and Community Buildings (Schools, Universities, Polytechnics, Kindergardens, Colleges, Community Centres, Libraries,Museums etc.)
  • C2 Religious Buildings (Churches, Temples, Mosques etc.)
  • C3 Healthcare Buildings (Hospitals, Polyclinics, Clinics, Wellness Centreetc.)
  • C4 Overseas Institutional Projects
  • D1 Industrial and Utility Buildings (Sub Stations, Treatment Plants, Power Stations, Desalination Plants etc.)
  • D2 Transport Buildings (MRT Stations, Bus Terminals, Ferry Terminals,Airports etc.)
  • D3 Overseas Industrial, Transport & Infrastructure Projects
  • E1 Urban Interventions (Masterplans, Shelters, Connectors, Amphitheatre, Place Making, Street Furniture etc.)
  • E2 Alterations & Additions (for all building types)
  • E3 Conservation
  • E4 Innovation: Material and Construction Detailing
  • E5 Detail for Sustainability
  • E6  Others (Any others that are no t included under the preceding  categories  e.g. temporary building like show flat, kiosk, bus-stop, world -expeditions , workers quarters )
  • E7  Overseas Projects for Special Categories
  • F1Residential
  • F2Commercial
  • F3Exhibition Design (should have curatorial and spatial merit)
  • F4Overseas Interior Architecture Projects

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SIA shall have the right to publish, display, reproduce or otherwise publicise or communicate all submissions submitted, subject to appropriate citation and acknowledgement of the authors. Such right shall be exercisable by SIA without any payment, charge or fee whatsoever to any person.

SIA reserves the right to retain all submissions for the Competition for display after the winning ideas have been announced. SIA will inform all participants in writing to collect those submissions no longer required by SIA within a specified time, after which they would be disposed of.


Residential Projects, Commercial Projects, Institutional Projects, Industrial, Transport & Infrastructure Projects, Special Categories, Interior Architecture


Participation Requirements, Project Eligibility, Submission Requirements, Submission Material, Participation Fee, No Refund Policy, Duties & Obligation of Entrants,


Judging Criteria
Jury Decision


Entrant may send queries in English by email to SIA Secretariat at Such email shall clearly state “SIAADA 2019” as the subject heading. Only upon receipt of an acknowledgement email sent by the SIA Secretariat shall the query be officially registered for a response. Deadline for submission of questions is 1 March 2019.

Responses to all queries will be made known via a posting on Awards Website ( on or before 5 March 2019.