Innovation Award Architecture+ Office

For the 10th time the architectural journals AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur in cooperation with Koelnmesse GmbH, have initiated the Innovation Award Architecture+ Office during the ORGATEC fair in Cologne. The Innovation Award is intended for manufacturers of innovative products to be applied in office buildings – such as office furniture, accessories, lighting, flooring and acoustics, as well as architects, interior designers and designers who work in these areas and have developed associated products. Participation is open to all exhibitors at the ORGATEC who register their product/s until September 21st, 2018 for the Innovation Award Architecture+ Office.

The design and architecture award was initiated to honor products that correspond to the requirements of architects to a special degree. The prize recognizes conceptual project-specific solutions and selected products, which satisfy in design and functionality. Important assessment criteria are the authenticity of materials and the variety of application.

A jury of five renowned architects and interior designers will decide upon the winners and special mentions on October 23rd, 2018, the opening day of the ORGATEC.

Olaf Drehsen, JSWD Architekten, Köln (
Joachim Hein, RKW Architektur +, Düsseldorf (
Eva Kampfmann, bkp kolde kollegen, Düsseldorf (
Kilian Kresing, Kresings Architektur, Münster (
Ester Strohecker, Dipl. Ing. Innenarchitektin AKNW, Münster (

The award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2018 at 5pm at the booth of the Innovation Award at the ORGATEC. We cordially invite you to attend the award ceremony.

All participating products will be displayed for the entire duration of the fair at the Innovation Award booth. In addition, all participants will be published in a special issue of AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur.

Besides the Innovation Award Architecture+ Office, the journals AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur initiate innovation competitions for the lighting-, windows doors facades-, sanitary technology-, presentation- as well as the building and construction-industry on the respective trade fairs Light & Building in Frankfurt a.M., FENSTERBAU FRONTALE in Nuremberg, ISH in Frankfurt a.M., EuroShop in Dusseldorf and BAU in Munich.

Contact organization
Anuschka Kossak
Team-/ Project Leader AIT-Dialog
Gesellschaft für Knowhow-Transfer in
Architektur und Bauwesen mbH
Ph +49 (0)40 7070 898 17
Fax +49 (0)40 7070 898 20

Please find further and registration information sheet here.

A competition initiated by the architectural journals AIT and xia Intelligente Architektur in cooperation with the ORGATEC fair, Koelnmesse



The Jury