SIA Architectural Design Awards 2019



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Find out the Awards Programme detail

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

  • SIA Fellow and Corporate Members: Al SIA Fellow and Corporate Members are invited to submit projects for selection in all Categories A to F.
  • SIA Associate Members: SIA Associate Members may submit projects for selection only in Category F (Interior Architecture).
  • No Limit of Entries by one entity: There is no limit on the number of entries that can be submitted under a company or name.
  • All entries/submission must adhere to the Awards Terms and Conditions.

The projects submitted must have been completed during the last 5 years and with TOP obtained latest by 1 Feb 2019.

  • This is an anonymous awards competition. Anonymity is to be observed in all content submitted including the A1 panel image, the report and the text summary.
  • Submissions which do not meet or comply with the submission guidelines or found to contain identifying sign or mark that may, in any way, contribute to identifying entrant shall be disqualified.
  • Two A1 Landscape Layout Images
  • Individual Photos / Images used in layout and design report
  • Project Description Report
  • Project Summary

Payments are to be made together with the online submission. Acceptable mode of payment is credit cards (VISA/Mastercard/AMEX) or Paypal.

1st entry$450 +GST (i.e $481.50)
2nd entries$350 +GST (i.e $374.50)
Each subsequent entry after the 2nd entry$300 +GST ($321)

Entries are not eligible for a refund if they do not meet the requirements of the jury, withdrawn after the closing date, or disqualified.

  • SIA Fellow / Corporate Members must be registered with the Board of Architects, Singapore, with a current Practicing Certificate (a copy to be uploaded as part of the submission). This is applicable for submission in Categories A, B, C, D and E.
  • All participants/partners/directors of participating firms must have no arrears with the Institute.
  • Each participant is duty- and ethics-bound to ensure his/her submission materials are authorised, and there shall be no copyrights or ownership issues with any other party/-ies related to the project/s submitted and the materials contained therein.
  • The Architect of the Shortlisted Finalists shall present the projects to the Jury Panel during the site visit(s), except for those in the Overseas categories wherein the presentation shall be in Singapore.
  • All participants are not permitted to publish the results prior to the notification of the Jury’s final decision and official announcements by SIA. The Institute reserves the right to disqualify any entry which does not comply with the requirements.
  • All announced winners for the awards may be required to participate in media interviews, public exhibitions and show case sessions to present the ideas encapsulated within the design. Failure to participate in these events may be grounds for disqualification.

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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.