Icon Awards 2012
Dezeen promotion: the inaugural Icon Awards for British architecture and design were launched during this year's London Design Festival and voting is now open for the Icon of the year award.
Above: Zaha Hadid - Icon of the year nominee
Anyone can vote for the he Icon of the year, and the following ten architects and designers have been nominated for their contribution to the industry:
» Zaha Hadid
» David Chipperfield
» Rem Koolhaas
» Yves Behar
» Patricia Urquiola
» Thomas Heatherwick
» Renzo Piano
» Herzog & de Meuron
» Michael Hopkins
Above: David Chipperfield - Icon of the year nominee
Readers can vote for their preferred winner on the Icon awards website.
Above: Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby - Icon of the year nominees
The winner will be announced in a dedicated issue of Icon magazine published on 7 December 2012.
Above: Rem Koolhaas - Icon of the year nominee
Other awards will be presented to architecture, design and technology projects, selected by Icon magazine and judged by industry experts.
Above: Yves Behar - Icon of the year nominee
Icon is monthly architecture and design magazine published by Media 10.
Here is some more information from Icon:
Icon magazine launched the inaugural Icon Awards at this year’s London Design Festival. The Icon Awards will celebrate the very best in architecture and design from Britain and across the world.
Above: Patricia Urquiola - Icon of the year nominee
There will be ten categories, judged by leading names and industry experts, covering all aspects of the industry – from high-profile buildings to emerging talents and from interiors to technology. It will also focus on socially responsible and ethical projects. There will also be a very special people’s choice award: Icon of the year.
Above: Thomas Heatherwick - Icon of the year nominee
Selected by Icon and judged by experts, the Icon Awards promise to be one of the most prestigious prizes in the design calendar.
Above: Renzo Piano - Icon of the year nominee
Icon of the year
Icon has nominated ten architects and designers for their outstanding contribution to the industry. Now they invite you to choose a winner.
Above: Herzog and de Meuron - Icon of the year nominee
Visit www.iconmagazineawards.com and vote now.
Above: Michael Hopkins - Icon of the year nominee
All will be revealed in the dedicated Awards Issue, on sale on 7 December 2012.