Select A+Firm Award Winners to Speak at Aesthetica’s “Future Now” Symposium

These creative pioneers will lead a lively panel discussion, exploring ways in which design innovation could be a catalyst for positive change.

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Architects, interior designers, rendering artists, landscape architects, engineers, photographers and real estate developers are invited to submit their firm for the inaugural A+Firm Awards, celebrating the talented teams behind the world’s best architecture. Start your entry today.

There has never been a time in human history when things have been so interconnected. The climate crisis is connected to the economy, which is in turn connected to trade and tariffs, and so on and so forth. We are living in an age of alternative facts, fake news and misinformation. We are more divided than ever before. Innovation is what keeps us going.

Aesthetica‘s Future Now Symposium invites visitors to connect and engage with the key themes of our times. In 2021, this major arts event will return in digital form, welcoming speakers from around the globe to offer their insights into the present and future of art, design, architecture and culture.

Architizer is thrilled to announce that a selection of A+Firm Award winners will be invited to speak on a panel about the Future of Architecture at the upcoming symposium, due to be held in March next year. Submit your portfolio before November 20th to be considered for recognition, and the opportunity to speak at this prestigious event:

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These creative pioneers will lead a lively panel discussion on the most pressing issues of our day, exploring ways in which design innovation could be a catalyst for positive change. They will join a wide array of influential artists, writers, designers, programmers and curators, each offering a unique perspective on the world through the mediums of art and design. The Future Now Symposium is a key event in the UK arts calendar for practitioners and industry delegates.

Participants for the Symposium will be selected once all winners are confirmed. In addition, every winning firm in the 1st Annual A+Firm Awards will have their projects published in an all-new, hardbound, full-color compendium dedicated to the world’s best AEC firms. Set for release in 2021, this major publication will celebrate the work of the talented teams that help bring amazing architecture to life — from concept to construction.

Nadav Kander, Chongqing IV (Sunday Picnic), 2006.

Further to this, all winners will receive an iconic A+Firm Awards Trophy, designed by the same people behind the Oscars statuette. In terms of digital coverage, international newswire v2com is providing winners with a global promotional package worth more than $1,500. Select Winners each season also feature in bespoke editorials on Architizer.com.

To put your firm in the running for these accolades, upload 3 to 6 projects via our entry portal, and make sure to complete your submission before the Main Entry Deadline on November 20th.

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Top image: The Artificial beach inside the Ocean Dome, Miyazaki, Japan, 1996. From Small World. © Martin Parr / Magnum Photos

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