A secret garden café, a futuristic workplace and a gilded ceiling are amongst the finalists at the 2016 Interior Awards.
The Interior Awards 2016 has brought together a rich and diverse range of projects and industry professionals all vying for a top spot in nine categories.
In the first phase, judges chose 24 projects and three emerging design professionals as finalists from a record total of 145 entries, which included submissions from 104 design practices.
In the second phase of the Interior Awards, finalists presented their work, live, to the awards jury on 25 and 26 May.
Winners will be announced at an awards and networking evening on 23 June at St Matthew-in-the-City in Auckland, and will receive Minka Ip-crafted bespoke trophies (ADFW) along with a total of $8,500 in cash prizes.
Tickets through www.interiorawards.co.nz.
The finalists are:
- Barkers, 1 High Street by Tailor Inc. Limited
- Life Pharmacy, 277 Newmarket by Context Architects
- M11 Studio by Hare Interiors
- Pilkingtons by Cheshire Architects
- Atomic Cafe and Roastery by Material Creative
- The Glass Goose by Ctrl Space
Workplace (up to 1,000m2)
- Sheppard & Rout Studio by Sheppard & Rout Architects
- 190 St Asaph Street by AW Architects
- Fearon Hay Studio – The Loft, 7/15 Faraday Street by Fearon Hay Architects
Workplace (over 1,000m2)
- Meredith Connell by Warren and Mahoney
- The Future of Work – Fonterra Centre by Jasmax
- Heartland Bank, 277 Newmarket by Warren and Mahoney
- War Memorial Theatre by Shand Shelton
- Christchurch Bus Interchange by Architectus
- Cathedral Grammar School Junior School Block by Andrew Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects
- Fonterra HQ Dairy for Life exhibition by Designworks
- The Hole of Yellow Archipelago by TurnSpace Collective
- Air New Zealand 75 Years exhibition by Workshop e
- NZME reception fittings by Artiture
- The gilded ceiling project at the Bishop Selwyn Chapel by Studio Carolina Izzo
- Junior School timber structure by Andrew Barrie Lab & Tezuka Architects
- Edward Dromgool (Victoria University of Wellington) – Living on the Edge
- Kate Turner (University of Auckland) – The Fictional Generator
- Taylor Chan (University of Auckland) – Auckland Harbour Board Building Reimagined
Emerging Design Professional
- Jono Coates of Warren and Mahoney
- Samantha Scrymgeour of Ctrl Space
- Alan McCorkindale of Jasmax