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A' Design Awards and Competition 2014 winners announced

Dezeen promotion: the A' Design Awards and Competition has revealed this year's winning architecture, interior and design projects.

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This image: Yoshi Bar 2nd by Naoya Matsumoto. Main image: Aesop installation by Cheungvogl Architects Ltd.

The A' Design Awards and Competition is an annual scheme that honours exemplary design projects, judged by a panel of industry experts.

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Gamsei by Buero Wagner

This year's winners include an installation of translucent boxes to display products from skincare brand Aesop, a nest-like pavilion and the Google Campus in Dublin.

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Google Campus, Dublin by Camenzind Evolution

Keep scrolling to see a selection of successful projects and check out the full list of winners here.

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Architecture Factory by Marc O Riain

Designers can register for next edition of the awards with an "earliest bird" discount from 27 to 30 April.

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Halle A by Designliga

Find out more about the A' Design Awards and Competition on the website.

Here's some more information from the organisers:

A' Design Awards and Competition

World's Largest Design Competition

A' Design Award & Competition is now over with over 12536 entries in 105 categories from 208 countries. This year there are more than 758 winners from 77 countries, in 74 different design disciplines.

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Ajando Next Level CRM by Peter Stasek

Given the number of competing countries (208) and winner countries (77), A Design Award & Competition, is officially the worlds' most diffused and international design accolade.

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Opx2 by Jonathon Anderson

World Design Rankings, published by A' Design Award & Competition each year has become a tool for scholars to discuss development of design in different countries. A' Design Award winning projects will be translated to almost all languages to celebrate and promote the winners internationally.

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Note et Silence, Mint Kobe by Shin Takahashi

Rigorous Jury Voting

The internationally influential 50-person jury panel composed of established scholars, prominent press members, creative design professionals and experienced entrepreneurs voted all entries.

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School of Technology and Management by Nuno Montenegro

Each entry was given a score between 0 to 100 by each jury member voting them, jury members were also allowed to cast negative votes for issues relating to entry guidelines or intellectual property rights. Before final score calculation, raw evaluation scores were weighted based on evaluation criteria, the expertise of jury members, and classification of jury members to arrive at real-raw scores.

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Smartstreets-Cyclepark by Chris Garcin and Andrew Farish, Smartstreets Ltd

For each category, standard deviation was calculated and gauss error function was used during conversion of the calculated normal distribution to approximated cumulative standard normal distribution within ranges of 0 to 100. Award status depended on the calculated z-score as long as the threshold for minimum raw score requirement for each category was met.

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Osaka by Ariel Chemi

Call for Entries to A' Design Award & Competition

A' Design Award & Competition is the world's leading international annual juried competition for design. The A' Design Accolades are organised in a wide range of creative fields to highlight the very best designers from all countries in all disciplines.

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Osteoid by Deniz Karasahin

Entries to the competition are peer-reviewed and anonymously judged by an influential jury panel of experienced academics, prominent press members and established professionals. A' Design Award & Competition promises fame, prestige, publicity and international recognition to all A' Design Award Winners through the A' Design Prize which is given to celebrate the awarded designs.

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Duna by Mula Preta Design

The "A' Design Prize" is a coveted and comprehensive winners' kit for awarded designs. "A' Design Prize" includes but not limited to: international design excellence certificate in metal frame, invitation to the exclusive gala-night in Italy, online + offline exhibition of awarded projects, A2 poster of awarded projects, hardcover printed best projects' yearbook publication, special 3d printed metal award trophy in luxury black box, project translation to 20+ languages in order to truly reach international audiences, an exclusive interview with the winner, press release preparation and distribution, license to use "A' Design Award Winner Logo" in your communication, promotion of awarded works to thousands of other publications, media appearances through our press partners, inclusion in World Design Rankings as well as access to further marketing and PR tools.

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ICON E-Flyer electric bike by Jonathan Ward

Every year, projects that focus on innovation, technology, design and creativity are awarded with the A' Design Award. Entries are accepted annually till February 28th and results are announced every year on April 15. Designers worldwide are called to take part in the accolades by entering their best works, projects and products. Entries are accepted as long as they were designed in the last 10 years.

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M Lamp by Juniper Desgn