Judging Process

Of Bricks and Breath

With the concept of “embracing nature”, the factory integrated locally sourced bricks, and passive strategies to give the factory typology a fresh new look. Brick walls in creative conformations, giving an enjoyable aesthetics and texture. Green design, by encouraging natural light and wind, provides a sustainable and enjoyable working environment.

By IX Architects Pte Ltd

Judging Process

Judging Criteria

The main criteria for judging are:

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

Jury 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.

Jury Composition

The Jury Panel will comprise:

  • Jury Panel:
    • Ar. Melvin HJ Tan, President of SIA Council 2023/24, LAUD Architects Pte Ltd (Singapore)
    • Ar. Rene Tan, RT+Q Architects Pte Ltd (Singapore)
    • Dong Gong, Vector Architects (China)
    • Varudh Varavarn, Vin Varavarn Architects (Thailand)
  • Facilitator / Moderator for Jury Panels:
    • SIA ADA Committee

Entrant may send queries in English by email to SIA Secretariat at ada@sia.org.sg. Such email shall clearly state “SIAADA 2024” 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 20 Feb 2024.

Responses to all queries will be made known via a posting on Awards Website (www.sia.org.sg/awards/siaada2024) on or before 29 Feb 2024.

Entrant who elects to apply for participation after 20 Feb 2024 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.

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.



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