2019 Trends International Design Awards for Homes – Entry is now open

Entry details can be completed online HERE 

Please read the entry requirements, terms and conditions below before clicking through to the online entry form.

Entries close: Thursday, 3 October

Entry is now open for 2019 TIDA Homes. 

There are three entrant categories: 

• Architect 

• Building Designer 

• Group Home Builder

And two project categories: 

• New Homes – including single family homes, holiday homes, apartments etc 

• Renovated Homes – including additions and alterations 

The designer of the top Home in each category will receive an extensive Trends international and local promotional package. 

The winners also go forward into the international section of the TIDAs, to be judged alongside award-winning Homes from other countries to find the 2019 TIDA International Home of the Year. 

Entry is open to homes that were completed in 2018 and 2019.

There is no charge for entry 

Once we receive your entry, we will email you a link where you can upload: • hi-res image files • plan(s) • client brief/design rationale 

Key dates: 

Monday 19 August – entries open 

Thursday 3 October – entries close 


Entries must include:


Please supply no less than 8 photographs of the entry project, suitable for publication. Where appropriate to the work undertaken, they should include exterior and interior views. 

• Files must be at least 420mm x 297mm at 300dpi. 

• Acceptable file types are hi-res jpg, tiff & eps 

• Minimum megapixel camera: 16MP 

For renovation projects, it would be helpful for judges if you include any ‘before’ images available. These do not need to have been professionally taken – snaps will do. 


  • Please supply at least one detailed floor plan. Additional elevations and drawings may also be submitted, up to a maximum of 6
  • For renovation projects, please also include before plans or drawings
  • Maximum plan file size is 20MB per image.
  • Acceptable file types are jpg, tiff, psd & pdf

nb DWG files can not be accepted.


Up to 500 words outlining the main client requirements, any specific challenges and how these were overcome 

You may supply your text as bullet points 

Please supply as a Word doc or pdf 


Judges will assess entries on the following criteria:

  • How the design fulfilled the requirements of the client’s brief
  • How the design was developed in response to its site and surroundings
  • Overall functionality – including creativity and space design
  • Aesthetics – architectural style, detailing and materials


Awards will be made:

  • Trends International Design Award for Best Architect-designed Home
  • Trends International Design Award for Best Architect-designed Renovation
  • Trends International Design Award for Best Designer Home
  • Trends International Design Award for Best Designer Renovation
  • Trends International Design Award for Best Group Home Builder project

The judges, at their discretion, may also award Runner-up and Highly Commended to projects in these categories.

Winners will be published in editions of Trends, on the TrendsIdeas.com website, in Trends eNewsletters and on Trends social media including the Trends Facebook page.

Entry details can be completed online HERE  

Aug 27, 2019
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