The first Architecture Design Art (or ADA) Awards was hosted by renowned RJ Khalid Malik. The attendees enjoyed a special performance by the Shafaat Ali, which set the mood for the event. Other highlights for the evening included a mesmerizing performance by the charismatic Suhaee Abro as well as a power-packed performance by the music industry’s newest sensation, Khumariyaan.

The winners of the first ADA Awards 2019 were a host of prominent and upcoming architects, designers and artists from Pakistan. The awards are a recognition of excellence and innovation in their field.

The jury for these awards included experts from both Pakistan and across the world, representing countries such as UK, Turkey, Italy, Singapore, France, Lebanon and Iran. The jury members went through hundreds of submissions in 2 days to select the winners for each category.

Maria Aslam, founding editor of ADA magazine and Creator of the ADA Awards, highlighted, “I am delighted by the resounding success of our first ADA Awards and the effort made by all the participants to submit such excellent work. I am humbled by the international jury that have lent their support and time to support our cause. We are confident that this is just the beginning of a new journey to showcase the talent of Pakistan to the world.”

The ADA Awards 2018 – 19 were supported by The Aga Khan Award for Architecture, which is the most prestigious and coveted award in the field of architecture in the world. The Awards were brought to stage by sponsors including Getz Pharma, International Industries Limited and International Steel Limited.

ADA AWARDS 2018 – 2019 ARCHITECTURE CATEGORY WINNERS:

  1. RESIDENTIAL SINGLE FAMILY HOUSES

HONORABLE MENTION:
THE ARCHITECTS – STUDIO TARIQ HASAN
FOR
RASHID TAREEN RESIDENCE
ID NUMBER: AR_SRE_ADA_AWARDS_2019199

  1. MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL HOUSING SCHEMES

WINNER:
RESETTLING THE INDUS
FOR
RESETTLING COMMUNITIES
ID NUMBER: AR_MRE_ADA_AWARDS_201965

  1. PUBLIC AMENITY – COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS

WINNER:
ARCOP ASSOCIATES PRIVATE LIMITED
FOR
TELENOR OFFICE ISLAMABAD
ID NUMBER: AR_COM_ADA_AWARDS_2019136
HONOURABLE MENTION:
NAJMI BILGRAMI COLLBORATIVE (PVT.) LTD.
FOR
ARTISTIC MILLINER’S HEAD OFFICE, KARACHI

  1. PUBLIC AMENITY – HOSPITALITY BUILDINGS

WINNER:
COALESCE DESIGN STUDIO
FOR
NEWBURY CAFÉ

  1. PUBLIC AMENITY – INSTITUTIONAL BUILDINGS

WINNER:
ARSHAD SHAHID ABDULLA (PRIVATE) LIMITED – ASA
FOR
THE HUNAR FOUNDATION (DMS), KARACHI

HONOURABLE MENTION:
THE ARCHITECTS – STUDIO TARIQ HASAN
FOR
SECONDARY SCHOOL-GAHKUCH

  1. CONSERVATION, RESTORATION AND ADAPTIVE REUSE PROJECTS

WINNER:
ARSHAD SHAHID ABDULLA (PRIVATE) LIMITED – ASA
FOR
NUSSERWANJEE BUILDING, IVS, Karachi

  1. INTERIORS

HONOURABLE MENTION:
METROPOLITAN STUDIO OF ARCHITECTURE – MSA
FOR
WARDA FLAGSHIP STORE, PESHAWAR

HONOURABLE MENTION:
MOYENA NIAZI, DESIGN OPTIONS
FOR
AMBIENCE STUDIOS AND SHINY TOY GUNS FILM PRODUCTION

  1. PUBLIC SPACES

WINNER:
ARSHAD SHAHID ABDULLA (PRIVATE) LIMITED (ASA)
AND
DANISH ZUBY –DAZ DESIGN
FOR
PURSUKOON CHOWK AND EDULJI DINSHAW ROAD

ADA AWARDS 2018 – 2019 DESIGN CATEGORY WIINNERS:

  1. CORPORATE DESIGN
    WINNER:
    THE D’HAMIDI PARTNERSHIP
    FOR
    HUM NEWS
  2. COMMUNICATION DESIGN
    WINNER: BBDO PAKISTAN collaborated with FOUNDATION FOR FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS FOR HOW A POSTER TARGETED PREDATOR DRONE OPERATORS.
  3. INFORMATION DESIGN
    WINNER:
    THE TREE HOUSE Design Lab
    FOR
    THE PHOTO BOOTH
  4. EDITORIAL DESIGN
    WINNER:
    Orientm-McCann
    FOR
    AL KARAM FALL WINTER COLLECTION –VOLUME 1
  5. PHOTOGRAPHY
    WINNER: Zoral Khurram Naik
    BURNOUT
  6. MOVING IMAGE DESIGN
    WINNER:
    Spectrum Communications (Pvt) Ltd. affiliated with Young & Rub
    ROSHNI HELPLINE
  7. INDUSTRIAL/ PRODUCT DESIGN
    WINNER: Raza Zahid
    FOR
    GUFTAGUU

ADA AWARDS 2018 – 2019 ART CATEGORY WIINNERS:

  1. CERAMICS WINNER: SARA MAHMOOD FOR “WHO HAS THE CLEVER II”
  2. PERFORMANCE WINNER: MUNAWER ALI FOR “GASPING”
  3. SITE SPECIFIC WINNER: MUNAWER ALI FOR “STUFF FROM MY STUDIO”
  4. 3D WORKS WINNER: SAFDAR ALI FOR “IN BETWEEN” HONORABLE MENTION: MUZAMIL RUHEEL FOR “TWISTING MY WORDS”
  5. 2D WORKS WINNER: SAJJAD NAWAZ FOR “UNTITLED” HONORABLE MENTION: WARDHA SHABBIR FOR “PILLARS”