Dubai's Most Breathtaking Designs Revealed

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The shortlist for the 2017 INDEX Architecture & Design Awards (IADA) was revealed this week, just ahead of the 27th edition of the international exhibition held later this month in the United Arab Emirates.

INDEX is the Middle East‘s largest annual interior design exhibition and will showcase more than 800 stands of the world’s greatest designs from May 22-25. The four-day show is held at the Dubai World Trade Center and will explore “Design for the Sense,” according to the press release, and includes “furniture, furnishings and décor that not only stimulate visually, but trigger a sensory feast, bringing design to life.” One of the award-winning designs even includes a 3D-printed office.

The INDEX awards pay homage to the “most pioneering, visually spell-binding and fundamentally creative interior and architectural projects of the past year,” and the prestigious winners include Broadway Interiors, Perkins & Will, Bishop Design LLC, Bluehaus Group, and more. The award categories range from Best Commercial Design to Best Café, Bar, or Lounge Project, and Best Retail Design.

Here’s are some of our favorite shortlist selects from the INDEX Architecture and Design Awards

Best Café, Bar or Lounge Design Project

Keane Brands

The Burj al Arab’s gold-cladded ‘Gold on 27’ bar,

Bishop Design LLC – Beat of Angels

Best Commercial Design Project, Private

Killa Design – The Office of the Future

Best Restaurant Design Project

Bishop Design LLC – Bazxar

Broadway Interiors LLC – Black Tap

Best Commercial Design Project, Public

Hoehler + alSalmy – Conference and Exhibition hall at Gutech

Pallavi Dean Interiors – Sheraa

Best Residential Design Project

Ethan Allen – Jumeirah Park Villas

Sneha Divias Atelier – Burj Daman

Best Retail Design Project

Stickman Tribe Turnkey Projects Contracting LLC, The Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

Best Hospitality Design Project

Stickman Tribe Turnkey Projects Contracting LLC, The Fairmont Fujairah Beach Resort

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