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Monday, July 23, 2018

Nippon Paint Philippines Call for Submission of Entries for Asia Young Designer Award 2018

The Asia Young Designer Award (AYDA) 2018 calls for submission of entries from Architecture and Interior Design students in challenging their creativities with this year's theme-

"FORWARD: Challenging Design Boundaries"

At the onset of the new millennia, we have witnessed the changing landscape of architecture and interior design as it moved away from conventional concepts to those that highlights experimental and futuristic designs.

Watch video here -----> AYDA 2018 Launch 

This year's AYDA competition is open to Architecture and Interior Design students (third-year onwards). Each student is allowed to submit One (1) entry. Deadline for submission of entries is on September 28, 2018 at 10 pm. All completed entries must be postmarked not later than September 27, 2018 (Thursday). Nippon Paint AYDA team will schedule a school to school pick up of entries or students can also send their entries via any courier service, together with a present copy of valid school ID, The student’s entry and filled out entry form to Nippon Paint (Coatings) Philippines, Inc., G/F CSP Building, 173 EDSA, Mandaluyong City. All entries must be stored in USB/CD.

Criteria for judging in the Architecture category is Green and Sustainable Design Concept (20%), Design Innovation (25%), Color Concept (15%), Design Concept Statement (30%), and Critical and Forward Thinking (10%). For the Interior Design category, judging is based on Green and Sustainable Design Concept (15%), Design Innovation (30%), Color Concept (20%), Design Concept Statement (25%), and Critical and Forward Thinking (10%).

Prizes include an internship opportunity courtesy of Jose Siao Ling & Associates (For Architecture student), Santa Fe Interior Architecture and Aidea Philippines, Inc. (For Interior Design student) and a Php 50,000 cash prize. The AYDA Gold Award winner will also experience a once-in-a-lifetime learning program abroad to compete against Gold Awardees from 14 other countries, and a chance to be part of an all-expense paid learning experience at Harvard University Design Discovery for 6 weeks.

The Silver Award winner will receive Php 30,000 cash prize and the 8 other finalists will receive Php 10,000 cash prize, and an internship at Jose Siao Ling & Associates (For Architecture students) and Aidea Philippnes, Inc. (For Interior Design students), respectively. Other special awards include The “Best Color Choice” and “Best Green Innovation,” where the winners will receive Php 5,000 each. Meanwhile, the mentor or adviser of the Gold Awardee who will be declared “Best Professor/Adviser” will bring home Php 10,000.

The design that will garner the “Most Number of Likes” in social media will win the “People’s Choice Award” with a Php 5,000 cash prize. The school of the Gold Awardee will also win Php 10,000 cash and Php 10,000 worth of paint voucher, while the Best Supporting College/University will bring home P10,000 cash and Php 10,000 paint voucher.

The Judges’ Panel for AYDA 2018 include some of the best and the brightest luminaries in the Architecture and Interior Design Industry. For Interior Design, the head judge is, IDr. Ivy Almario, co-founder and Principal Designer of Atelier Almario, others are IDr. Cynthia Almario, Co-founder and Creative Director of Atelier Almario, IDr. Wilfrid Nicholo Magcase, Design Consultant of WM Magcase Design Company, IDr. Cara Marie Marcelo, Interior Design and Consultancy, IDr. Fendarie Su, founder of the Santa Fe Interior Architecture Sdn Bhd, and IDr. Chat Fores, founder of the Chat Fores Design Studio.

For Architecture, the Head Judge is Ar. Maria Benita Regala, National President (2014-2016) of the United Architects of the Philippines (UAP) and Department Manager, Housing Technology Development Office, National Housing Authority (NHA). She is joined by Ar. Jose Carunungan, Principal Architect, Carunungan and Partners and lifetime member of the Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, Ar. Nina Bailon-Arce, Partner, Arce-Bailon-Arce Architects, Ar. Veronica Villanueva, Senior Architect, PGBI ADP + AA, Berde Professional (CBP) and Specifications Writer, Leandro V. Locsin Partners, Ar. Boon Che Wee, Director, GRA Architects Sdn Bhd, and Ar. Ana Mangalino-Ling, Partner and Associate, Jose Siao Ling and Associates. Academic Advisor is Ar. Chona Elvas-Ponce PHD and Fellow of UAP. She is also a member of the Philippine Green Building Council (PhilGBC) and member, Architecture Advocacy International foundation.

The Asia Young Designer Award 2018 was formally launched at the Ang Bahay ng Alumni in U.P. Diliman last July 19, 2018.

The Nippon Paint Young Designer Award began in 2008 in Malaysia to serve as an inspiration for architecture and interior design students to heighten their creativity with innovative designs. Then in 2015, it has expanded to other countries- Philippines, Singapore, Bangladesh, Thailand, Pakistan, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, China, Japan, and Hong Kong. And presently, a total of 15 countries are now included, the new ones are Sri Lanka, India and Taiwan.

Judges include prominent names in the architecture and interior design industry and are supported by the United Architect of the Philippines (UAP), Council of Deans and Heads of Architecture Schools in the Philippines (CODHASP), the Philippine Institute of Interior Design (PIID), and the Council of Interior Design Educators (CIDE).


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