SIA Architectural Design Awards

Organized by SIA, the SIA Architectural Design Awards is the most prestigious award implemented by SIA to promote and encourage excellence in architectural design. The intention is to recognize the efforts of SIA members in their pursuit of architectural excellence and innovative solutions. It is also aimed at heightening the appreciation and patronage of good architectural design from both the architectural fraternity as well as the general public. It is the Institute strategic intent that the Awards will motivate architects to strive for higher standards of architectural excellence and imbue with the relentless mindset of continually achieving great heights, leading to the vision of Singapore architecture being accepted as world class standards.

The Awards was inaugurated in 1983, in conjunction with an exhibition and conference under the theme, “The Role of the Singapore Architects in the 80s and Beyond”.

Year Cycle No of entries /
No of firms
 Design
Awards
 Honourable
Mentions
1983 1st Awards  – 14 15
1987 2nd Awards 160/50 9 23
1991 3rd Awards 172/32 6 26
1995 4th Awards 104/35 7 14
1998 5th Awards 183/58 9 6
2001 6th Awards 196/61 15 31
2003 7th Awards 119/46 5 17
2006 8th Awards 164/55 15 27
2008 9th Awards 157/50 7 12
2010 10th Awards 181/51 11 18
2011 11th Awards 160/56 9 18
2012 12th Awards 112/53 10 12
2013 13th Awards 110/40 14 7
2014 14th Awards 105/48 14 10
2015 15th Awards 93/49 6 8
2016 16th Awards 91/38 13 14
2017 17th Awards 105/44 4 5