Rethinking The Future


10th Edition

RTF Awards


To recognize the Best Works of the Established Design Studios along with the New Design Talents across the globe pouring the well-deserved limelight to the amazing works accomplished this year in the field of Architecture, Interiors, Product Design, Landscape, Urban Design and More.

Previous Winners

in Rethinking The Future Architecture Awards include prestigious firms from around the world such as

Zaha Hadid Architects, Bjarke Ingels Group & Dialog, Aecom, Perkins Eastman, UNstudio, Populous, Henning Larsen, Page, RTKL, AHR, CAZA, DLR Group, Behnisch Architekten, HOK, Gensler, HKA, LMN Architects, LAN Architecture, WOW Architects, EYP Inc., Line and Space LLC, IDOM UK Ltd, Christopher Charles Benninger Architects, and BIOME.

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Global Architecture & Design Awards invites Architects, Interior Designers, Urbanists, Architectural Journalists, Architectural Photographers from across the World.

GADA 2021 invites the trendsetters, the pioneers, and the leaders – Firms dealing with the global contemporary challenges head-on – with continuous innovation and excellence, and bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.

Global Outreach to Winners of GADA 2021 with Extensive Campaign.

RTF Global Architecture & Design Awards is one of the most Renowned Awards in the field of Architecture and Design. Winning an RTF Award gives your clients and prospects the confidence they need to invest in your services.

The objective of these awards is to raise awareness around the strategies Architects and Designers are employing to deal with the contemporary global challenges and to bring the best of such projects into the light to inspire the next generation.

Esteemed Jury Panel

in Rethinking The Future Awards include prestigious firms from around the world

Entries are carefully evaluated by an internationally influential jury panel composed of established scholars, esteemed professionals, prominent press members, creative design professionals, and experienced entrepreneurs who devote great care and attention to details while voting each entry.

Design Competition | RTF Awards 2021 Trophy

Three projects in each category will be awarded, and depending on the Jury’s Decision, some projects will receive Honorable Mentions.

Design Competition | Best Projects of 2021

All the winning entries of Rethinking The Future Awards 2021 will be compiled in the form of an Awards Book.

50+ Award Categories

Global Architecture & Design Awards 2021 is across disciplines and scales, so whether it’s a dwelling for 1000 families or a bespoke lamp, if it’s excellent and innovative, you can submit your project and assess your competence in the global architecture community.

GADA 2021 offers more than 60 award categories, including concept and built categories under Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Design, Product Design, Exhibition, and Urban Design to well established and novice firms both.

With 100+ Media Partners, RTF Provides Maximum Reach to its Winners with Extensive PR Campaigns

Winners of Rethinking The Future Awards 2021 are published on numerous digital and print platforms.

For each category, RTF creates a newsletter to interested parties mainly consisting of design editors, curators, architects, designers, journalists, academics, marketers, reporters, editors, blog owners, columnists, product managers and developers, companies relevant to the particular categories.

Winners also receive the Winners logo to put on their websites to indicate the quality of their designs.

Architecture & Design Award Details


Launch Offer Registrations ( till 30th April 2021) –    $300 $200

Early Bird Registrations ( till 31st May 2021) –    $300 $250

Standard Registrations (till 30th June 2021) –  $300

Late Registrations (till 15th Aug 2021) –  $350

Construction & Design Award Schedule

31st May, 2021 | Early Bird Registration deadline
30th June, 2020 | Standard Registration deadline
31st July, 2021 | Late Registration deadline
31 Aug, 2021 | Submission deadline
03 Sep, 2021 | Evaluation period begins
20 Sep, 2021 | Winners Announcement

All dates in Eastern Standard Time (EST), UTC -5

GADA Awards 2021 | Submission Requirements

On completion of registration, you’ll receive GADA2021 Submission Kit within 24 hours, which will include the submission guidelines, sheets template, and design brief template to be used as the format for Award Entry.

  1. Submissions may contain any or all of the following, i.e. text, diagrams, plans, sections, sketches, photographs, graphics, collage, etc, in a combination without restrictions that can convey the visual summary of the design intent of the entrant comprehensively illustrating the:
    (i)  Response to challenges outlined in the Brief.
    (ii) The emergence of a unified and relevant image of Design
  2. Submission must contain Design Brief (not more than 500 words) in a .doc template file provided on completion of the Awards Registration
  3. Max. of 6, A3 size sheets (420mm X 297mm), in horizontal format and submitted as digital, colored, high-resolution files, meant for printing in JPEG format to be composed in sheet template files provided to participants upon completion of registration.
  4. Each submission must contain the ’Registration ID’ provided by the RTF at the time of registration, this ID must be written in bold Arial font, 5 mm in height on the top right corner of each submission entry as mentioned in the sheets template provided upon registration of the project.
  5. Submission must be free from any kind of identifying marks, such as and including firm logos, the name of the participant.
  6. The submissions will ONLY bear the Registration ID, given to an entrant after their successful registration, as a means of identification and any other identifying mark will make the entrant liable for disqualification.
  7. Submit your project as .Zip Folder with Registration ID as the folder name and upload on our portal. ( Max Upload Size – 50 MB )

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