Design international’s “Mall of Guadalajara” wins two honours at the Americas Property Awards.

Design international’s “Mall of Guadalajara” wins the award for Best Retail Architecture- Mexico and Best Mixed-Use Architecture- Mexico

Online PR News – 02-August-2014 – London – Design International’s “Mall of Guadalajara” has been informed it is among the winners in the Americas regional stage of the prestigious International Property Awards 2014-15. (View the award entry here:

Design International competed against a number of high-profile architects in the region to win the categories: “Retail Architecture in Mexico” and “Mixed-Use Architecture in Mexico.”

All award winners have been invited to attend a high-profile gala and presentation dinner in Los Angeles on Friday September 19th, where they will learn exactly which honours they have secured.

If Design International is the highest-scoring winner in its region, it will automatically be entered into the International Property Awards’ final competition and compete against all other regional winners for the coveted title of ‘World’s Best’.

The award represents a significant achievement for Design International. The winners’ logo is recognised as a symbol of excellence throughout the industry. All competition entrants are rigorously assessed by a judging panel consisting of over 70 highly respected experts from all over the world, chaired by three active members of the House of Lords: Lord Caithness, Lord Best and Lord Courtown.

Stuart Shield, president of the International Property Awards, said: "The quality of entries across all categories in the Americas regional stage was exceptionally high this year, so our winners fully deserve the right to display the prestigious Awards ribbon. We are delighted to honour such high standards of innovation and professionalism."

Davide Padoa, CEO and principal architect of Design International says: “Design International’s name is synonymous with innovative designs that are truly one-of-a-kind. 2014 has been a year of awards for us as we have also received the “Global RLI Designer of the Year 2014” and the “European Property Awards- Retail Architecture (Italy)” for our project, Nave de Vero.”

The International Property Awards will also host the Americas Property Summit during the day on September 19th at the JW Marriott Los Angeles L.A. LIVE hotel. Presidents, CEOs, Managing Directors, Chairmen and other decision makers will be attendance.

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Design International
Design International is an award-winning global architecture, design and consultancy practice with specialist expertise in design-led retail architecture. The firm is responsible for over 36million sqm of build architecture with projects spanning across the globe. Among its many accolades, Design International’s most recent awards include the 2012 MIPIM- Best Shopping Center, 2012 MAPIC- Best Retail & Leisure Development; The Guinness World Records™ for “The largest in-store shop façade”; the RLI Best Designer Award for 2013 and 2014.