On Thursday, January 12th, the ceremony of the ninth „ Innovation Award Architecture Textile Object” took place at Heimtextil 2012. On the occasion of the annual fair, the prestigious architectural journals AIT and xia IntelligenteArchitektur award the prize to superior products and concepts from the fields of home textiles, furnishing and space solutions.
The five-member jury of renowned architects and interior designers liked in particular the wall design “Nya Walls” by Nya Nordiska, and the free-form slabs “Living Scale” by Vorwerk. Moreover, Nimbus Group and Christian Fischbacher received the Prize for their innovative products. On the lecture area, “Let’s talk about …” in the foyer of 5.1/6.1, the four winners accepted their awards. All participating products were also presented in a special exhibition for the duration of the Heimtextil.
The jury members were:
Nicole Franken | Franken Architekten GmbH, Frankfurt am Main
Claudia Gruchow | Prof. Christoph Mäckler Architekten, Frankfurt am Main
Andrea Joos | JSK Dipl. Ing. Architekten, Frankfurt am Main
Norbert E. Kern | kern-de-sign Innenarchitektur+Kollektion ltd, Frankfurt am Main
Beate Weller | Büro Weller Innenarchitektur, Frankfurt am Main