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Three HDR Projects Recognized in Fast Company’s Innovation by Design Awards

Three HDR projects that demonstrate new thinking about building and space typologies have been recognized by Fast Company in the magazine’s 10th annual Innovation by Design Awards. The Innovation by Design Awards honour creative work at the intersection of design, business and innovation, recognizing the people, companies and trends that have steadily advanced design to the forefront of the business conversation.

Explore the HDR projects honoured by the jury:

The projects recognized include:

  • Waldkliniken Eisenberg: A hospital unlike any other, where high-end hospitality concepts and elements from nature are abundant, providing joy and comfort.
  • Cedars-Sinai Biomanufacturing Center: An advanced research facility that pushes the boundaries of both science and real estate design.
  • Rodney Cook Sr. Park in Historic Vine City: A community resource that does double duty by seamlessly integrating functional engineering within a programmed park space.

Entries were judged on the key ingredients of innovation: functionality, originality, beauty, sustainability, user insight, cultural impact, and business impact. “Design is not just a beauty contest,” said Stephanie Mehta, Fast Company editor-in-chief. “It’s something that can change the world and create solutions in a time when we face pressing global issues such as systemic racism, climate change, and a global pandemic. Many of these entries showcase these challenges while providing hope for the future through their steadfast commitment to elevate design.”