The winners of the A+Products Awards and the role of design in global social and environmental challenges

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Skycove window by Marvin, winner in the Best Windows & Skylights and Best Innovation categories. Ph: Marvin

Architizer has just announced the winners of the A+Product Awards 2021. Among the established and emerging brands that received this important award are Fuseproject, with the Forust Vine 3D Wood Collection; Marvin with the Skycove window; Vitrocsa with a single-track insulated invisible frame; Pair with the Fade Workspace partition system; Elica with the Nikola Tesla Fit hood; SteelMaster Buildings with the Caterpillar project; Vibia with the Sticks pendant lamps.

See here the full list of winners

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Nikola Tesla Fit extractor hob by Elica Spa, winner in the Best Appliances category. Ph: Elica Spa

The global success of the Architizer A+Product Awards 2021

Entries for the fifth edition of the A+Product Awards 2021 increased by more than 20% over the previous year, a sign that the pandemic has not diminished the creative force of a dynamic industry. A panel of experts reviewed products, materials, furniture and lighting across 37 categories, and bestowed prestigious awards on the solutions deemed most innovative in terms of aesthetics, presentation and market impact. The jury for the 2021 edition included representatives from several major architecture and design firms such as Aecom, Foster & PartnersOlson Kundig, Skidmore, Woods Bagot, and HDR.

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Caterpillar by SteelMaster Buildings won in the Best Facades category. Ph: Caterpillar

See the full list of categories here

The pursuit of innovative solutions

Participants in the A+ Awards Product 2021 presented pioneering solutions to preserve the environment and collective health. Solutions designed to improve people’s quality of life and ensure a better future for the planet. Some projects, for example, presented new ideas for the organization of common workspaces; others energy-efficient indoor and outdoor lighting or collections of objects made from recycled and plant-based materials.

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The Forust Vine collection made with 3D wood by Fuseproject won the Best Accessories and Best New Materials awards. Ph: Fuseproject

“While functionality and longevity were key factors in deciding the victors, the makers of these products have shown that aesthetics need not be compromised; this year’s winners are a stunning exhibition of beautiful design.” Paul Keskeys, Content Director, Architizer.

Fade office system by Pair won in the Best Furniture Systems category. Ph: Pair

The 2021 A+Product Awards also saw the return of The World’s Best Building Products, an annual online compendium of the world’s best architectural materials and products, published by Architizer. Among the winners are Arper, Arktura, Bendheim, Cosentino, Grohe, Flos, LG, Viking, and Vitrocsa.

Stick pendant lamps by Vibia