ARCHIDEX 2023, Larger than Ever

By vira

The 22nd International Architecture, Interior Design and Building Exhibition (ARCHIDEX) 2023 returned larger than ever. Running from 26-29 July 2023 in KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, the event occupied 10 halls and featured 1,400 exhibition stands from 600 exhibitors representing 15 countries and regions, and attracted 38,203 visitors.

ARCHIDEX 2023 at KLCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Both local and international exhibitors showcased the latest advancements in building materials, construction technologies, interior fittings, and sustainable solutions. Visitors had the opportunity to explore the latest trends, exchange knowledge, and forge collaborations with the best in the field.

The Forum at PAM Pavilion in Hall 8

The event united professionals from the architecture and built industry under a strong FUTURE theme, encompassing three key pillars of Sustainability, Future Architecture, and Wellbeing. A lot of the products and technologies displayed put forward the eco-friendly side of them.

The officiation of ARCHIDEX 2023

The event coincided with the celebration of Malaysian Institute of Architects (PAM)’s 100th anniversary. PAM continues to provide a stage for the industry to drive the growth of the architectural industry, empowering professionals to push boundaries, explore new possibilities, and shape the future of architecture. Other highlights of the event included DATUM Conferences, ARCHIDEX Star Awards, and ARCHITALENT.

A DATUM session featuring a speaker from SAMOO Architects & Engineers from South Korea

ARCHIDEX 2023 was officiated by the Minister of Local Government Development YB Tuan Nga Kor Ming, President of C.I.S Dato’ Vincent Lim, President of Pertubuhan Akitek Malaysia (PAM) Abu Zarim Abu Bakar, and Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival (KLAF) 2023 Director Norzaini bin Mufti. Before the opening ceremony, the minister had a chance to tour around the exhibition.

Tour around the exhibition prior to the opening ceremony
Announcement of booth design winners and ARCHIDEX STAR Awards at ARCHIDEX Nite that accomodated exhibitors and VIPS with dinner and networking opportunity

Year after year, ARCHIDEX always appreciates the effort that each exhibitor puts to attract visitors and visualise what they are about through the booth designs. Below is the list of booth design winners at ARCHIDEX 2023:

Booth Display Award – Standard Structure Category: CALVARY CARPENTRY PTE LTD

Booth Design Award – Open Structure Category (36 sqm and below): CATALYSTE PTE LTD

Booth Design Award - Open Structure Category (37-72 sqm): JURUSANWA ENTERPRISE SDN BHD

Booth Design Award – Open Structure Category (73 sqm and above): ROCA MALAYSIA SDN BHD

Best Eco Booth Award: ECO OUTDOOR SDN BHD

Exhibit of the Year Award: CATALYSTE PTE LTD

Catalyste booth at Hall 10, Exhibit of the Year
The finalists of Architalent, ARCHIDEX' competition for architecture students across ASEAN countries.

To see more interesting booth designs at ARCHIDEX 2023, check out our Instagram post here.

Watch the following official videos from ARCHIDEX 2023 to see what you've missed or to relive the excellent opportunity that you might have experienced there:

Let's shape the future together!
Relive the architectural wonders
Architectural Playground
The Grand Finale Beckons

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