07 Dec 23

In the running: Woods Bagot as a finalist in the 14th IIDA Global Excellence Awards

Woods Bagot is pleased to announce it has been named a finalist in the fourteenth IIDA Global Excellence Awards. These awards honor innovation and creativity in international interior design and interior architecture projects across 15 categories.

“The collection of this year’s finalists created an exquisite palette of spaces that exude awe,” said IIDA Executive Vice President and CEO, Cheryl S. Durst, Hon. FIIDA. “Just seeing this group of imaginative and capable projects excites the industry for who will be advanced to the winner’s round.”

The finalists were selected by a jury of design experts, including ALA Founder and Principal, Alda Ly; Studio BV Founder and CEO, Betsy Vohs, Associate AIA; and Flad Architects Interior Designer, Sara Wolf, IIDA.

“It is an honor to review and highlight these talented design teams and their immersive visions,” said Vohs on the behalf of the jury. “The finalists are redefining expectations and demonstrating how design continues to adapt and evolve across the globe.”

See the finalists:

  • Standard Chartered Bank – Corporate Space Large
  • M&C Saatchi – Corporate Space Large
  • The Treasury, InterContinental Hotel Sydney – Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

Standard Chartered Bank Shanghai Headquarters

Woods Bagot breathes fresh life into the historic Standard Chartered Bank’s operations in Shanghai, infusing heritage with innovation.


M&C Saatchi Group

A flight to character for a house of brands that believe in the power of creativity.


InterContinental Sydney

A design vision to establish a contemporary architectural expression of the building’s heritage character.

IIDA is the commercial interior design association with global reach. We support design professionals, industry affiliates, educators, students, firms, and their clients through our network of 15,000+ members across 58 countries. We advocate for advancements in education, design excellence, legislation, leadership, accreditation, and community outreach to increase the value and understanding of interior design as a profession that enhances business value and positively impacts the health and well-being of people’s lives every day.

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