From December 7th to 9th, 2023, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, will buzz with the vibrant energy of creativity and innovation as our highly anticipated Atap Design Awards (ADA) is making its grand return for the fifth year.

This prestigious event, a beacon of design excellence, promises to transform the city into a hub of artistic brilliance, as this year’s theme is “Embracing Talents, Creating Change”. 

Kicking off the ADA Week on December 7th is an enlightening ADA Conference where industry experts from Malaysia and Southeast Asia will converge. Designers, architects, and enthusiasts will seize this unique opportunity to learn from industry experts. Attendees can expect invaluable insights, the chance to network with their peers, and a glimpse into the latest trends and developments shaping the design world.

Additionally, a unique Design Fusion event will also unfold on day one of ADA Week, where all our ADA sponsors and brand partners will host booths at the conference. Each brand will be paired with an interior designer to curate a unique product utilizing the brand’s materials, fostering a collaborative environment that promises innovative outcomes.

ADA Conference 2022

On December 8th, the Atap Design Awards Gala Night will take centre stage at the iconic JW Marriott Kuala Lumpur. This glamorous evening promises a night of celebration, honouring not only the winners of the ADA awards but the entire design community. Guests are in for a night of indulgence, featuring exquisite cuisine and beverages, live entertainment, and ample opportunities to engage with industry luminaries and emerging stars.

ADA concludes on December 9th with the unmissable Gallery Showcase held at the TOTO by W. Atelier Showroom, our Prestige Sponsor, featuring all the winning projects and their ingenious creators. Attendees will have the privilege to explore an array of winning projects, ranging from private residences to awe-inspiring commercial spaces. It’s a chance to network with the brilliant minds behind these creations and witness the industry’s innovative trends firsthand.

The Atap Design Awards 2022

But the ADA isn’t just about recognising established professionals; it’s also about nurturing the next generation of design talents. Introducing an exciting new category and the return of another: ADA Student Icons and Atap Picks. The former celebrates emerging design prodigies in Malaysia, with students enrolled in interior design and architecture courses invited to submit their work under the dynamic theme of “Urban Revitalisation.” The latter, Atap Pick’s, spotlights exceptional home goods and brands that have captured the industry’s attention. Atap Pick’s is a valuable resource for anyone looking to stay up-to-date on the latest home décor trends and discover the most innovative and exciting products on the market. It is also a great way to support emerging brands and find unique and unique pieces for your home.

Adding to the thrill of the ADA Gala Night, this year, we proudly introduce BMW Malaysia and Moet Hennessy Diageo Malaysia as our Premium Lifestyle Partners. Guests can anticipate exclusive experiences and offerings from these esteemed brands, enhancing the glamour and sophistication of an already glittering evening.

Get ready to be captivated by the fusion of creativity, innovation, and artistry at the Atap Design Awards 2023 in Kuala Lumpur. Join us for this extraordinary celebration of design brilliance, where boundaries are pushed and dreams are brought to life.

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