SIA Architectural Design Awards 2019

Judging Process


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Award Brief.

Award brief available in PDF format

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

Judging Criteria

The main criteria for judging are:

  • Architectural Quality,
  • Originality / Innovation,
  • Sensitivity to Context,
  • Environmental Sustainability & Climatic Response,
  • Response to Users’ Needs, and f. Elegance of Construction & Detail.

Judging Decision

  • The Jury may choose to reallocate an entry at its discretion to a different category where deemed necessary. In the case of a project entered separately for different categories, it shall be the Jury’s sole discretion to judge the project under the category which, in their opinion, is the most fitting for the project.
  • The decision of the Jury is final and shall not be negotiated, contested, reviewed, challenged or appealed against by any party through any means or process whatsoever. The Jury may, at their own discretion, decide not to give any award for any of the category.

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Intellectual Property Rights

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.