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IIDA’s Global Excellence award winners announced

Published by Julia Salerno, December 21, 2011.

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) announced the winners of the second annual Global Excellence Awards, an international Interior Design competition honouring the best interior design projects from around the world. Winners were selected from 92 international design firms from 32 countries around the globe.


The 2011 winners were chosen from projects submitted in ten practice areas: Corporate Space Large, Corporate Space Small, Cultural/Institutional/Educational, Healthcare, Hotels, Municipal/Public Spaces, Residences, Restaurants, Retail, and Spas/Fitness/Wellness Centers. The "Best of Competition" winner will be revealed and all winners will be celebrated at a special presentation during Maison&Objet, January 20 to 24, in Paris, France. Congratulations to all Global Excellence Canadian winners:

Cultural/Institutional/Educational
Best of Category:
Project: University of Waterloo, Engineering Five, Waterloo, Ontario
Firm: Perkins+Will, Toronto, Ontario

Spas/Fitness/Wellness Centers:
Best of Category:
Project: Donato Salon + Spa, Toronto, Ontario
Firm: II BY IV Design Associates Inc., Toronto, Ontario

Honorable Mention:
Project: Trent Community Sport & Recreation Centre, Peterborough, Ontario
Firm: Perkins+Will, Toronto, Ontario

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