Enter the Here Awards 2022

We call for entry to the Here Awards 2022.

Enter the Here Awards 2022

We call for entry to the Here Awards 2022.

And we’re back! 

We’re excited to call for entries to the Here Awards 2022, brought to you in association with Città, Resene and Blum. 

We launched our awards last year seeking to both celebrate and progress the quality of architecture in this country. 

We were humbled and not a little overwhelmed by the volume and quality of entries in our first year, and even more proud of our category winners, including Jack McKinney’s Super Taper, which won Best House Aotearoa 2021, plus Patchwork Architecture’s Kahutara House (Colour, Craft and Detail) and Caspers House by Glamuzina Architects and Dessein Parke, which won the New House category. 

The programme is a key part of the Here kaupapa – the awards celebrate architecture that is authentic, progressive and thoughtful. We like luxury and humility in equal measure, and so do the awards. 

The entries are open now, and close on June 30, with judging in September – and we’ll announce the winners and finalists in our October issue. 

We are grateful to our returning partners Città and Resene, and proud to welcome Blum. All three are design-led brands known for products that work, not to mention for their support of and belief in architecture.  

We can’t wait to see the entries. 


We're calling for entries in the following categories:

  • New House
  • Reuse and Renovation
  • Apartment or Townhouse
  • Colour, Craft & Detail
  • Interior
  • Small Project

All finalists are eligible for Best House Aotearoa 2022

Te Rōpū

The Here Awards are judged by a rōpū of design professionals, in person – it’s our way of seeing houses in a very different light to what we see in photographs. Our 2022 judges are:

  • Architect Jack McKinney, who won Best House Aotearoa 2021 at our inaugural awards last year
  • Zoe Black, deputy director of Objectspace
  • Architect Lisa Webb, who won the Sir Ian Athfield Award for Housing at the NZIA Awards last year for her own home in Westmere, Tāmaki Makaurau 
  • Here editor Simon Farrell-Green

How to enter

Enter online here before June 30, 2022. Supply high-res photos and plans, a brief blurb about the project and answer a question on sustainability. Entry packs are available online or by emailing hello@thisishere.nz

2022 Dates

April: Call to entry

June: 30 Entries close

September: Judging

October: Awards announced

Here Awards
Entries close June 30, 2022

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