Iconic Awards, for 1 Bligh Sydney, Swarovski in Zurich, and HDI Gerling in Hanover, 2013
With the "Iconic Awards: Innovative Architecture" the German Design Council has established a neutral, international architecture and design competition which, for the first time, focuses on the interaction between product design and building design. Awards are given for visionary buildings, innovative products, and sustainable communication in all fields of architecture, the construction and real estate sectors, and of manufacturing industry. The focus is on a holistic approach and on the interaction of trades in the context of architecture. The three projects 1 Bligh in Sydney, Swarovski’s Zurich headquarters, and HDI Gerling in Hanover by ingenhoven architects were selected as "Winners".