• Winners Announced – Asia Hospitality and Retail Design Awards 2021

    17 September 2021

    (13 September 2021, Hong Kong) PRC Magazine, a ROF Media publication, conceived and produced Asia Hospitality and Retail Design Awards 2021 (Asia HOREDA) in collaboration with Informa Markets (Organiser of HOFEX, Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong and Retail Asia Conference & Expo).

    The Awards Ceremony for Asia HOREDA was held on 8 September 2021 at Hong Kong and Exhibition Centre on the main stage at Retail Asia Conference & Expo. The Awards recognised the most innovative, sustainable, user-friendly and game changing designs across multiple categories, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, shopping malls, retail stores and more, in two main categories, namely HOSPITALITY and RETAIL. There was also a public vote, #MyFavourite, with the public selecting their favourite projects across 4 categories

    There were two separate judging panels, one each for the HOSPITALITY and RETAIL categories.


    • Adrian Battisby, Partner / Senior Director of Interior Design, LW
    • J Lee Rofkind, Principal / Regional Leader of Hospitality, HOK
    • Johnny Li, Head of Studio / Managing Director, AB Concept
    • Roderick Tong, Head of Studio, Conran and Partners
    • Simon Zeng, Founder / Studio Director, Stylus Studio


    • Charles Ng, Founding Chairman, Hong Kong Brands Association
    • Francis Leung, Creative & Marketing Director, HOUSE of ABRAHAM
    • Rufus Turnbull, Founder & Creative Director, Studio X
    • Simon Fallon, Practice Director, PMDL

    The night’s main prize for GREENEST OVERALL PROJECT was awarded to Lead8 for their ground-breaking design of The Ring, Chongqing, China. Lead8 also won Gold for The Ring for Outstanding retail Design – APAC in the Shopping Mall Category.

    Commenting on the practice’s success Christine Hau, Co-Founder & Executive Director, said: “Lead8 would like to thank the HOREDA jury and organisers for their recognition. These awards aim to spark innovation and bring attention to compelling and captivating designs across Asia. We are proud to see our projects at the forefront of this programme.”

    More than 100 noted practice leaders, executive directors, and professionals from across the industry attended the Awards Ceremony which earned high praise from those in attendance. Comments from those who attended included:

    Ir Francis Sootoo, Chairman of International, Belt & Road Committee (2021-2022) at China Real Estate Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong and International Chapter (CRECCHKI), “Well done the PRC team for organising yet another successful event! Not to be missed!”

    Jacqueline Tan, Interior Designer & Visual Storyteller, “What a great event! Congratulations, Mike & team 👏🏻👏🏻.”

    Adrian Battisby, Partner / Senior Director of Interior Design, LW, “Thank you for such a slick and well organised event.”

    The full list of winners:

    Outstanding Hospitality Design:

    APAC – Resort (Lobby and Public Areas) – GOLD

    Naera Hotel Resort & Art Gallery – Klassen Lighting Design

    HK – Boutique Hotel (Lobby & Public Areas) – GOLD

    Holiday Inn Express CBD2 – Richards Basmajian Interiors Limited

    APAC – Bars & Clubs – GOLD

    Qianhai Brewery Co – LW

    HK – Large F&B Outlet (Dining) – GOLD

    The Salisbury – The Haven – MUSA Limited

    HK – Boutique F&B Outlet (Dining) – Gold

    Today Is Long Café – Absence from Island

    HK – Boutique F&B Outlet (Dining) – Silver

    Giovanni Pina K11 Musea – Office Urban: I Limited


    Outstanding Hotel Building Solution:

    Use of new materials and technologies – Gold

    The Arca Hotel – Creativo Design & Contracting Co Limited

    Use of new materials and technologies – Gold

    Rosewood Hong Kong -DOW Chemical Pacific Limited

    Use of new materials and technologies – Silver

    Rosewood L5 The Legacy HouseOrientop Limited

    Use of new materials and technologies – Silver

    Your Smartphone is the KeyAUB Limited

    Use of new materials and technologies – Silver

    Morpheus Hotel / City of Dreams MacauDOW Chemical Pacific Limited


    Outstanding Retail Design:

    HK – Shopping Mall – Gold

    K11 MUSEAK11 Concepts Limited

    Outstanding Retail Design – APAC

    APAC – Shopping Mall – Gold

    The Ring Lead8

    APAC – Shopping Mall – Silver

    Zijing Paradise Walk – LWK + PARTNERS

    APAC – Shopping Mall – Merit

    The Podium – Arquitectonica

    APAC – Shopping Mall – Merit

    Hangzhou Huaxia CenterPH Alpha Design Limited

    APCA – Shopping Mall – Merit

    Xinhu Paradise Walk – Lead8

    APAC – Flagship Store – Gold

    Bliss L’Avenue Ladies Shoes Floor Design ServiceAndy Tong Design Consultants Limited


    Outstanding Retail Design – Future Projects:

    Shopping Mall – Gold

    Sungang MixC Market Hall10 Design

    Shopping Mall – Silver

    Bukit Bintang City CenterThe Jerde Partnership Inc

    Shopping Mall – Merit

    MixC Dongguan Songshan Lake District Mixed Use DevelopmentLWK + PARTNERS

    Shopping Mall – Merit

    Shuntak Hengqin TowersThe Jerde Partnership Inc


    #MyFavourite (Online Voting):

    New Hong Kong Hotel – Winner

    Page 148 Butterfly Hospitality Group

    New Food & Beverage Venue – Winner

    ARCA SocietyYulan Group

    New Retail Space – Winner

    Hangzhou Huaxia CenterPH Alpha Design Limited

    New Retail Design – Future Project – Winner

    MixC Dongguan Songshan Lake District Mixed Use DevelopmentLWK + PARTNERS


    Greenest Overall Project:

    The Ring Lead8


    Asia HOREDA aims to build a body of recently completed projects representing the highest pinnacle of project stewardship. Designs that master everyday living’s many demands, innovations that spark conversation and lead to cross-industry collaboration and advance sustainable living. Asia HOREDA’s main aims are:

    • To honour excellence in design
    • To promote green and sustainable design and a circular economy
    • To promote the wellbeing and health of guests and tenants
    • To honour successful public engagement through effective design and planning
    • To recognise designs that contribute to a better user experience
    • To foster dialogue and contribute to the sharing of ideas and knowledge

    Asia Hospitality and Retails design Awards will return in 2023.

    About PRC Magazine

    PRC (Pacific Rim Construction) Magazine is the most extensive multi-disciplinary building sector publication in the APAC region, published by ROF Media since 2002. PRC Magazine is dedicated to producing exceptional quality business coverage, engaging content and high quality printed and online materials on behalf of a broad range of building sector clients and readers alike. Unparalleled direct-to-desk distribution to targeted company directors and upper management throughout some of the largest corporate offices in the region marks PRC as Hong Kong’s preeminent trade publication. Continuing development of digital communication channels and a rapidly growing online presence affords greater access to readers of PRC Magazine throughout Southeast Asia and into Europe.

    About Informa Markets

    Informa Markets creates platforms for industries and specialist markets to trade, innovate and grow. Through more than 450 international B2B brands, provide opportunities to engage, experience and do business via live and virtual experiences, specialist digital content and actionable data solutions. Well-know Trade shows in Hong Kong including HOFEX, Retail Asia Expo, Restaurant & Bar Hong Kong and Build4Asia.

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