Winners: Inside World Festival of Interiors 2017

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WORDS Lindi Brownell Meiring

Held in conjunction with the World Architecture Festival in Berlin from 15 – 17 November 2017, the INSIDE World Festival of Interiors has announced the winner’s of this year’s stand-out interior design projects from across the globe.

This year, the overall award for World Interior of the Year went to Fabricwood, a 20-metre-high plywood structure inside the XTRA flagship store in Singapore, designed by PRODUCE Workshop.

Below, in no particular order are the remaining category winners for 2017.

  • Retail – ROU by T HAM Concept Store, Taipei, Taiwan (WZWX Architecture Group)

  • Health & Education – Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montréal, Montréal, Canada (CannonDesign + NEUF architect(e)s)

  • Offices – Airbnb European Headquarters, Dublin, Ireland (Heneghan Peng Architects)

  • Bars & Restaurants – Big Small Coffee and Guestroom, Beijing, China (Office AIO)

  • Civic, Culture & Transport – Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth, United Kingdom (Perkins+Will)

  • Residential – Cleveland Rooftop, Sydney, Australia (SJB)

  • Creative Re-use – The Garage: Beijing B+ Automobile Service Center, Beijing, China (Neri&Hu Design and Research Office)

  • Hotels: Ir-On Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand (Hypothesis)

  • Display: Fabricwood, Singapore (PRODUCE Workshop)

Missed our selection of favourites from this year’s shortlist? Take a look here. You can also view 2016’s list of winners here. For more information, visit