Residential Interior

Overall design concept in contemporary living spaces: living rooms, kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms, studies, dining rooms, home cinemas…

Residential Exterior

Rewarding the most outstanding home exteriors: villas, palaces, apartments, compounds, housing developments…

Office Interior – Boutique

Rewarding design in all types of work spaces: increasing efficiency and enhancing the work environment (office of less than 25 people)

Health + Wellness

Recognising conscientious design in healthcare, spas, gyms, workspaces and homes etc, related to the health and wellness design movement.

Outdoor Space

Rewarding innovative outdoor spaces, installation arts/public arts, parks, gardens, beaches, fountains, hardscaping…

Public Building

Recognising creative design in public space and landmark buildings: airports, stations, schools, libraries, opera houses, malls, embassies…

Project Of The Future

Buildings under construction, to be finished within the next three years, and that are establishing the UAE as a centre of architecture and design.

Lifetime Achievement

Awarded to the established global architect / figure who contributes most greatly to the region’s architectural profile…

Editor’s Choice

identity will honour a project/person that has excelled in the GCC design scene over the past year.