How Award Trophies Get Made: Snarkitechture Show Off Their Architizer A+ Designs

<p>Because it&#8217;s so much more than a hunk of metal with your name engraved!</p>

Our friends at Architizer celebrate the best in architecture and design on a daily basis and have been doing so for years, but this is the first time they’re doing it with an award show. The Architizer A+ awards offer more than 50 categories for recognition, and winners will be selected by an illustrious panel of more than 200 judges from the architecture, design, and creative industries (full disclosure: our own Creative Director and Global Editor are among the judges). The final deadline is only two days away, so get your submissions in by Friday!

If the prestige and accolades of being named cream of the architectural crop aren’t enough, perhaps you’ll be swayed by this awesome award trophy designed by Brooklyn-based art and architecture collaborative, Snarkitecture (rendering below).

In the video above, the Snarkitecture team and the folks from Society Awards (the same people who make the statuettes for the MTV and Emmy awards) take you through the design and manufacturing process of an award trophy. Follow its path from styrofoam to marble and don’t forget to submit your award proposal!