Architects Regional Council of Asia
ARCASIA Awards for Architecture 2020

Architects Regional Council of Asia (ARCASIA) is an organization of twenty-one National Institutes of Architects from the Asian region extending from Pakistan in the West to the Philippines in the East, the Peoples Republic of China in the North to Indonesia in the South.
ARCASIA has instituted the ARCASIA Awards for Architecture to encourage and recognize exemplary works done by architects working in Asia in its endeavors to raise the standard of the built environment throughout Asia in general and in its Member countries in particular.
An independent panel of Jury members nominated by the ARCASIA Council, consisting of leading architects of Asia and a nonarchitect, shall assess and determine the winners, and the Council shall announce the AWARDS.

1. Eligibility
– Projects anywhere in the world by any practicing Architect or firm who are registered with the relevant
professional boards/bodies of any ARCASIA member country.
– Projects within the ARCASIA Member countries by any practicing Architect or firm who are registered with the relevant boards/bodies of their own country, regardless of origin.

2. Scope of the Award
(1) Category A: Residential Projects
– Single Family Residential Projects
– Multi-Family Residential Complexes
(2) Category B: Public Amenity Buildings
– Commercial Buildings
– Resort Buildings
– Institutional Buildings
– Social And Cultural Buildings
– Specialized Buildings
(3) Category C: Industrial Buildings
– Manufacturing Facilities and Warehouses
(4) Category D: Conservation Projects
– Historical Restoration projects that conserve or restore the Architectural Heritage of Asian countries
– Historical Restoration projects that conserve or restore the Architectural Heritage of Asian countries
(5) Category E: Integrated Development
– Integrated development comprising a mixture of at least (3) three of the above categories/subcategories of A, B, C & D

3. Schedule
(1) Submission Closes: June 30, 2020 (11:59pm SGT)
(2) Notification of Shortlist: August 1, 2020
(3) Awards Ceremony: the second half of 2020

4. Materials to be Submitted
– Applicant details and documentary proof of registration with respective architectural practicing board/body
– Project Description and Details
– Documentation Drawings
– Photographic Documentation with explanatory texts in English
– 1min presentation video of the building

5. Jury of Assessors
– Rita Soh (President ARCASIA, Managing Director, RDC Architects Pte Ltd., Singapore)
– Yongwoo Lee (the first president of the International Biennial Association, Korea)
– Jit Kumar Gupta (Former Director, College of Architecture, IET Bhaddal, India)
– Kai Cui (Academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, China)
– An eminent Architect from any region other than the ARCASIA Region To be announced

6. Awards
– Entries selected by the Jury will be awarded a Gold Medal as the ARCASIA Award for Architecture in each category for the year of the award.
– The Jury may at its discretion make honorary mentions and mentions of noteworthy projects in the categories.

7. Contact
E-mail: aca19@foxmail.com
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