Architectural Design of the Year. The Grand Courtyard and Pavilion at the OWO by Daewha Kang Design. Photo Credit: Kyungsub Shin.

Exploring the Finest Bars, Restaurants, and Hotels of the Year with the Winners of the 4th Edition LIV Hospitality Design Awards

From breathtaking architectural wonders to captivating interior masterpieces, each winner represents the epitome of excellence in hospitality design. The esteemed LIV Hospitality Design Awards announced the winners of its highly anticipated fourth edition, recognizing exceptional architectural ventures and interior design projects shaping the global hospitality industry.

The submissions for the 4th edition of the LIV Awards closed at the beginning of February 2024, with an overwhelming response from professionals and students worldwide. The jury panel, comprising experienced architects, designers, and developers in the hospitality sector, reviewed over 540 applications from 43 countries to select the most outstanding projects in each category.

In the Architectural Design of the Year – Eating Space category, Daewha Kang Design secured the title for The Grand Courtyard and Pavilion at the OWO, while Richard Parr Associates triumphed with the Restoration of the Farmyard at The Newt in the Architectural Design of the Year – Living Space category. Gabriel Velasco, hailing from Savannah College of Art and Design, emerged victorious as the Emerging Architect of the Year with Relinquetur.

For Interior Design of the Year – Eating Space, Run For The Hills claimed the top spot with Audrey Green & Larry’s Bar at London’s National Portrait Gallery, while Lambs + Lions impressed the judges with OKU Kos in the Interior Design of the Year – Living Space category.

In the Emerging Interior Designer of the Year – Eating Space category, Jiin Park from Art Center College of Design took the honour for Radiant (Wine Tasting Restaurant), while Mihika Chatterjee from New York School of Interior Design clinched the title for Inter(Vo)ven- A Fashion Hotel in the Emerging Interior Designer of the Year – Living Space category.

Founder of the LIV Awards, Astrid Hébert, expressed, “Behind every exceptional design is a story waiting to be told. At LIV Awards, we’re not just celebrating spaces; we’re celebrating the narratives they hold and the experiences they create.”

The LIV Hospitality Design Awards proudly remain at the forefront of the dynamic hospitality industry, recognizing designs that elevate the guest experience and redefine industry standards. Congratulations to all the winners of the fourth edition! Winning this prestigious award provides unparalleled recognition and exposure in the industry, elevating the profiles of designers and their projects, and opening doors to new opportunities. For more information about the LIV Hospitality Design Awards, visit