Arquitectura e Interiores wins IIDA Best Interiors of Latin America Design 2012

10 October, 2012


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BOGOTA, COLOMBIA — Arquitectura e Interiores, the largest interior design and construction firm in Colombia, today announced that they had won the IIDA (International Interior Design Association) Best Interiors of Latin America Design Competition in the Corporate Large Space category with their project for JWT in Bogota. The IIDA competition was created to recognize, honor and celebrate outstanding Interior Design/Architecture projects that represent the highest level of creativity, originality and design excellence from Latin America.

“This is an extraordinary achievement for our company as we are the first Colombian company to ever win this prize. It is the recognition of the outstanding work that our team executed on this project” said Marta Gallo one of the directors at Arquitectura e Interiores.
Arquitectura e Interiores’ project was selected among 100 entries submitted by international Interior Design/Architectural firms from Mexico, Central and South America.

“The outstanding caliber of submissions to the IIDA Latin America competition stands as a testament to the fact that high design is thriving in that region of the world. This year’s entries were highly creative, culturally appropriate and displayed a considerable degree of innovation,” stated Jaime Velez, FIIDA, speaking on behalf of the panel of judges.

Project name:JWT Bogota (J. Walter Thompson)
Client:JWT
Architects
-Project Director: Marta Gallo
-Architect Project Coordination: Bernardo Vanegas
-Architects Interior Design: Laura Rosso, Ignacio Arciniegas
-Architects Construction: Catalina Vázquez, William Rengifo
Start date:15/06/11
Completion date:15/01/12
Area:2.200 square meters
Location:Bogota (Colombia)


ABOUT AEI
AeI is in the largest interior design and construction firm in Colombia. They have designed and built over 3 million sqft. AEI has a staff of more than 100 people and has developed projects for companies such as Coca Cola, Citibank, Procter & Gamble, Cisco Systems, among many others.

In 2008 they co-founded Plannet-Group. This company provides regional services with local expertise. They have offices in Mexico City, Caracas, Bogota, Medellin, Panama, Lima, Santiago, Buenos Aires, Sao Paulo and Rio.

ABOUT JWT
JWT is the world’s best-known marketing communications brand. Headquartered in New York, JWT is a true global network with more than 200 offices in over 90 countries employing nearly 10,000 marketing professionals.

JWT consistently ranks among the top agency networks in the world and continues a dominant presence in the industry by staying on the leading edge — from producing the first-ever TV commercial in 1939 to today, developing award-winning branded content for brands such as Johnson & Johnson, Diageo’s Smirnoff, Macy’s, Ford and HSBC.

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