Dezeen Awards 2021 sustainability categories

Dezeen Awards launches sustainability categories for architecture, interiors and design

Introducing new Dezeen Awards prizes for sustainable architecture, interiors and design! Our three categories celebrating projects that make positive environmental and social contributions are now open for entries.

These special awards will be assessed by a specially selected jury of sustainability experts from the world of architecture and design. Judges will be announced soon.

Sponsored by Dodds and Shute, these awards will go to projects that strive to reduce their impact on the planet.

Sustainable building

Any building designed with sustainability in mind including zero-carbon or negative-carbon projects, zero-energy projects, circular projects, reversible buildings or buildings that employ environmentally friendly construction techniques, materials, energy sources etc.

Sustainable interior

Any interior designed with sustainability in mind including projects that use ethically sourced products, make use of recycled materials, use innovative materials etc.

Sustainable design

Any product designed with sustainability in mind including products that follow circular principles or that reduce their impact on (or benefit) the environment.

Why enter Dezeen Awards?

Dezeen Awards is organised by Dezeen, the world's most popular and influential architecture and design magazine, and judged by a panel consisting of leading figures from the architecture and design world. This means that Dezeen Awards has unprecedented credibility and reach. Find out more about the benefits of entering Dezeen Awards here. 

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Dezeen Awards trophies are sustainably crafted from wood salvaged from London trees

Enter Dezeen Awards 2021 now

Dezeen Awards 2020 opened for entries on 2 February. Enter before 31 March to save 20 per cent! Click here to start work on your submission.

Besides the sustainability categories, there are 33 project categories for architecture, interiors and design as well as six categories for the best studios. See all the categories here.

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