Prizes & Awards

Recognition of Project Team

The award recognises the project team comprising:

  • the Architect;
  • the Owner / Client;
  • the Main Contractor;
  • up to 5 Consultants/Specialists of mention.

Design Award and Merit Award

Winning projects will receive a Design Award or Merit Award. Plaques will be presented to the following:

  • one for the Architect, and
  • one wall plaque for the building (for the owner/client).

A certificate will be presented to the respective parties in the project team.

There may be more than one Design Awards or Merit Awards for each category.

Publicity for Winning Schemes

  • The winning schemes (Building of the Year, Design Awards and Merit Awards) will be displayed in an exhibition and published in The Singapore Architect (TSA) Magazine.
  • The applicant of a winning project shall be invited to give a presentation and guided tours at the annual Archifest /Architours and to attend the Award Annual Dinner as a winning team.

SIAADA 2019 Stats


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.The winners shall also allow their project (including representations of the design and the names of the architectural practice, developer, other main consultants and builder) to be published on the URA Architecture Excellence Portal.

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.


Entrant may send queries in English by email to SIA Secretariat at Such email shall clearly state “SIAADA 2020” 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 10 Feb 2020.

Responses to all queries will be made known via a posting on Awards Website ( on or before 17 Feb 2020.

Entrant who elects to apply for participation after 10 Feb 2020 shall void their rights to submit any query. However, a copy of the responses to the registered queries will be extended to these late applicants.