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Press kit - Press release - Carrer Avinyó named World Interior of the Year 2013 at international award ceremony - INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors

Carrer Avinyó named World Interior of the Year 2013 at international award ceremony

Singapore, Singapore

INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors


Singapore, Singapore, 2013-10-07 - David Kohn Architects’ Carrer Avinyo apartment in Barcelona has tonight been crowned the best interior design of 2013 at the INSIDE: World Festival of Interiors award ceremony at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore. The winning design was announced after beating 55 other nominations to the prize.

The refurbishment of the apartment in Barcelona’s gothic quarter features an open plan living room, bathroom and three bedrooms - two-stacked one above the other with the third joined by an elevated mezzanine level. Kohn has remodelled the space, removing partition walls and harmonising the apartment with the medieval streets beyond, to create a pied-à-terre for his clients, two brothers, who had lived there for some time.

David Kohn Architects has maximised the tight, acute floor plan, consequently evoking a sense of theatrical delight. Scales have been cleverly manipulated. The specially made tiled floor references a triangular public square nearby with a tessellated pattern progressively graduating with 25 colours, while the furniture elements – including the library and elevated bedrooms – create an architecture inside the room.

Now in its second year, the three-day INSIDE Festival attracted some of the best names in design from around the world with nominations coming from 25 different countries. Nominees pitched against each other to a panel of international judges including Nigel Coates and Lyndon Neri, the latter being INSIDE’s inaugural winner in 2011.

Head Judge, Nigel Coates, expanded on the reasoning behind the panel’s final decision:

“The project has a quality we set out to find today, that is the quality of magic. Spanning extremes of scale, it has become a suitcase you can sleep in but also a place for celebration and entertainment. The newly achieved large central room combines simplicity with a sense of space that stimulates curiosity.

The jury debated extensively where architecture ends and interiors begin. We thoroughly support the potential for these two worlds to cross into one another’s professional territory, but some of the entries seemed not to capitalise on the special skills that are evident in tonight’s prize-winning scheme.”

David Kohn Architects triumphed over tough competition from world-renowned designers such as Zaha Hadid Architects, HASSELL and KPF. David Kohn will now join the previous winners as a judge at the festival next year.

David Kohn commented:
“We are absolutely delighted to have won the award. The project demonstrates how an interior can be about the city in which it is situated. An homage to Barcelona”

Of the nominees, it was noted that two projects – Education category winner
Khosla Associates and Shops category winner charged voids – originated from Indian practices. In building Tashya, charged voids continue Chandigarh’s internationally recognised position as a centre for architecture and urban design. It was additionally acknowledged that refurbishment projects are playing an important role in the urban environment. In addition to Alatas Architecture & Consulting’s Creative Re-use category winning Dardanel Administration Building, five of the winning projects are renovations including Hong Kong based-WANG Bars & Restaurant winner Ammo Bar + Restaurant. Many of the winning projects displayed future-proofing capabilities, anticipating users’ ever-changing requirements.

Carrer Avinyó - David Kohn Architects
The refurbished apartment on Carrer Avinyó in the Barrio Gotico of Barcelona features an open plan living room, indoor balconies and three bedroom. The decorative floor tiles - made up of 25 different designs - offer a splash of colour to the space. Their gradual change in tone loosely defines the realms of each occupant, with the green tiles surrounding a stack of two bedrooms and the red tiles framing a kitchen with a bedroom above.

Note to editors:


Category Winners

Bars and Restaurants:
Ammo Bar + Restaurant by Wang
Creative Re-use: Dardanel Administration Building by Alatas Architecture & Consulting
Culture: Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki by Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp, fjmt + Archimedia (Architects in Association)
Display: Hublo Pop-up store by Asylum Creative Pte Ltd
Education: DPS Kindergarten School by Khosla Associates
Health: Knowledge Centre, St. Olavs Hospital by Nordic Office of Architecture
Hotels: Parkroyal on Pickering by WOHA
Office: Clemenger BBDO by HASSELL
Residential: Carrer Avinyo by David Kohn Architects
Shopping Centres: Emporia by Wingårdh arkitektkontor
Shops: Tashya by charged voids
Transport: Barrakka Lift by Architecture Project

For the full shortlist:
First set of winners
Second day of category winners

More about INSIDE

• Judges for INSIDE – World Festival of Interiors were: Pernilla Ohrstedt, Pernilla Ohrstedt Studio; Shawn Sullivan, Rockwell Group; Koichiro Ikebuchi, Atelier Ikebuchi; Scott Walker, HASSELL; Nicolas Henchoz, EPFL+ECAL Lab; Ian Moore, Ian Moore Architects; Wendy W Fok, director/founder and team member of WE-DESIGNS.ORG, LLC (Architecture); Andrew McCann, creative director of MoreySmith; Chris Lee, creative director of Asylum; Sean Barrington Pearson, Director of RUF Project; Alberto Miceli-Farrugia, partner at Architecture Project and Mien Tan, Director at Shed Asia.
• INSIDE winners, to date, include: Odile Decq, ODBC; Lyndon Neri, Neri & Hu and Rob Wagemans, Concrete.
• INSIDE 2014 takes place 1st - 3rd October 2014, Singapore
• INSIDE award entries are open February - June 2014
www.insidefestival.com
@Insidefestival #Inside2013

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