IIDA Winner with an enduring symbol of Australia

IIDA Winner

An enduring symbol of Australia

Bates Smart, in association with KCCT as Architect of Record, is thrilled to announce that The Embassy of Australia in Washington, D.C. is not only the Institutional winner but has also taken home the overall Best of Competition award in the IIDA Design Competition, which honors outstanding, innovative, and original interior design.


The Best of Competition was reveled at the annual black-tie celebration of design held at The Four Seasons in Chicago. A special thanks to our client and key collaborators for their trust in our vision and for bringing this special project to life.

Check out the The Embassy of Australia project here and a list of the winners gallery here.

Andrea Caputo

IIDA on behalf of the jury.