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Renewal Awards

Australian Institute of Architects’ 2021 Victorian Architecture Awards
– WINNER (Interior Architecture) BKK & ACMI

Melbourne Design Awards 2021 
– GOLD WINNER (Interior Design Public or Institutional) BKK & ACMI

Good Design Awards 2021
– WINNER (Architectural Design Urban Design and Public Spaces)
– WINNER (Design Research)
Idea Awards
– SHORTLIST Public Space 2021 - ACMI renewal
Award winners and commendations will be announced at the IDEA Gala Party held in November 2021 in Sydney.

Victorian Lighting award
– WINNER (Award of excellence)

Awards for The Story of the Moving Image

MAGNA (Museums & Galleries Awards)
– HIGHLY COMMENDED (Story of the Moving Image, Large Organisations Category) 

Good Design Awards 2021 
– GOLD WINNER (with Grumpy Sailor & Second Story in the ‘Digital Interface’ category for the Constellation)

Brand Awards

MAPDA (Museums & Galleries Awards)
– WINNER (Identity, Large organisations Category) North & ACMI

Creative Review Magazine

Design Week (UK)
– HIGHLY COMMENDED (Identity rebrand) North

Monotype Type Champions

Brand New Awards
– WINNER #1 Project of the Year

Taiwan International Graphic Design Awards 2021 
– DISTINCTION (Corporate Identity Category)

Awards for Hero

INDE.Awards 2021
– WINNER Hero/Chris Connell (Best Social Space)

The Australian Interior Design Awards 2021
– COMMENDATION: Hospitality Design
Chris Connell Design for Hero ACMI

Dulux Colour Awards 2021
– FINALIST (Commercial Interior - Public and Hospitality)

Eat Drink Design Awards 2021
– SHORTLIST Best Restaurant Design
Hero ACMI – Chris Connell Design

Idea Awards
– SHORTLIST Hospitality 2021 – Chris Connell design Hero ACMI