Asia Pacific Property & Hotel Awards 2024-2025

Our shared commitment in recognizing and celebrating excellence in property and real estate industries

Asia Pacific Property & Hotel Awards 2024-2025

Asia Pacific Property & Hotel Awards 2024-2025

29 - 31 May 2024

Our Commitment to Honoring The Best in Class in Design, Innovation, and Sustainability

At LIXIL, everything we do is driven by our desire to enhance people’s living spaces. We do this with a forward-thinking approach we call ‘Living Technology’. By bringing together connected expertise, we focus on progressive innovations that really make a difference to people. Our goal is to inspire architects, designers, and developers to create environments driven by human-centric innovations and beautiful designs that contribute to the sustainable development of society and the planet. Through our global power brands American Standard and GROHE, we are always one step ahead to make better homes a reality for everyone, everywhere.

For the sixth consecutive year, we are proud to be headline sponsors for the prestigious Asia Pacific Property & Hotel Awards, a branch of the world-renowned International Property Awards (IPA). These awards honor the pinnacle of achievement in the property and real estate sector. It is our great privilege to celebrate these extraordinary accolades and support initiatives of innovation and sustainability that will inspire the architectural and interior design landscape of the future.

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American Standard and GROHE Celebrate the Highest Accolades in Property and Hospitality Industry Excellence

Enabling people to create a home that they will love is at the core of the American Standard brand. For almost 150 years, American Standard has been creating purposeful products that improve daily living in ways big and small. From homes to hotels, we design inviting bathroom solutions that are intuitive and innovative to make life better. We take pride in a user-centric design philosophy to bring consumers’ experiences of comfort, convenience, and hygiene to a whole new level. As the proud sponsor of the “American Standard Innovation Award”, American Standard recognizes innovative solutions that address users’ needs and inspire people to create spaces that they will love every day.
American Standard Innovation Award presented to the Future Car Park Project, Hangzhou by Daniel Statham Studio
‘Pure Freude an Wasser’ is the source of inspiration for the GROHE brand. Our unparalleled dedication to technology, quality, sustainability, and design mastery is exemplified by our consistent recognition of prestigious design awards. For over two decades, we have supported environmentally friendly initiatives and advocated sustainability in every GROHE product - aiming for a world without waste as a commitment to the circular economy. It is our privilege to sponsor the “GROHE Sustainability Award” - recognizing projects with the highest levels of sustainability that give back to the planet and contribute to the well-being of society.
GROHE Sustainability Award presented to BSD City Project by Sinar Mas Land
At the apex of our passion for water, every product detail pushes innovation, technology and precision to new heights. We curate only the most exclusive, luxurious products to create exquisite places of retreat. It is our honor to present the newly inaugurated “GROHE Luxury Award” to acknowledge exceptional interior designs that redefine ‘new luxury’ in the hospitality sector. This novel accolade encapsulates the essence of modern luxury - creating a holistic experience that seamlessly blends exquisite aesthetics and elegant interiors while championing responsible consumption.
Inaugural GROHE Luxury Award presented to the Pan Pacific Orchard Hotel, Singapore by UOL Group
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A Curated Experience

At the Asia Pacific Property & Hotel Awards 2024-2025, the showcase spotlight shines on two of LIXIL’s exceptional brands. Explore a carefully curated showcase of bathroom solutions from American Standard and GROHE.
Discover the vibrant finishes of the American Standard Colors Collection now available on the thin edges and sleek lines of the Acacia Evolution Collection, the elegant soft curves of the Signature Collection and on our EasySet Concealed and Exposed Auto Temperature Mixers.
GROHE SPA is the timeless, premium sub-brand of GROHE. Inspired by the founding concept of “Health Through Water”, GROHE SPA redefines what is possible and enables individuals to elevate innovation, technology, and precision. From multi-sensory moments of bliss to absolute customization, immersive experiences are enhanced with carefully selected colors, materials, and finishes. Personalized luxury curates unique combinations and bespoke options that embody true individualization. Ultimately, GROHE SPA is designed to create the most exquisite retreats for mind, body, and soul.

A Sensory Exploration: LIXIL Experience Center, Bangkok

Step into the LIXIL Experience Center – an upscale experiential showroom designed to envelop you in a multi-sensory ambiance, offering an intuitive preview of future living spaces with products from American Standard and GROHE. From live displays showcasing pure water enjoyment to curated scents and sounds, visitors also get to immerse in a fully digitalized experience like LIXIL CustoMy Space, visualizing personalized bathroom environments through augmented reality.

Situated in the All Seasons Place building on Wireless Road in Bangkok’s city center, the LIXIL Experience Center is divided into different zones to showcase products from LIXIL’s portfolio of world-leading brands. Discover inviting bathroom vignettes featuring thoughtful designs and purposeful innovations from American Standard. Create a home you will love every day with its latest offerings from the Acacia SupaSleek™ and Signature Collections. Treat your senses with customizable showers from the GROHE  AquaSymphony and learn how our engineers shape the future of design with 3D metal printing in developing the GROHE ICON 3D faucet. Hand-polished to perfection, this remarkably lightweight faucet stands as a testament to artisanal craftsmanship, pushing the boundaries of faucet design. 

Limited tour slots are now open for 29, 30 & 31 May 2024, subject to availability. Register your interest to be a part of this iconic tour of the LIXIL Experience Center. Confirmed registrants will be notified via email.

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Journey through Innovation: Inside LIXIL Ceramics Factory

Embark on an exploratory tour of LIXIL Ceramics Factory at Rangsit Plant where we imprint our Japanese spirit of craftsmanship “Monozukuri” into manufacturing over 1.5 million pieces of sanitary ware and accessories for domestic and export markets. From bowls, tanks, lava, and pedestals to wall-hung toilets, each ceramic ware carries the unwavering dedication to Japanese craftsmanship that ensures the quality of all our products.

Limited factory tour slots are now open for 29 May 2024, subject to availability. Register your interest for the Journey Through Innovation Factory Tour. Confirmed registrants will be notified via email.

Registrations are now closed for the Journey Through Innovation Factory Tour. Confirmed registrants will be notified via email. Subscribe to our newsletter to stay updated on upcoming events.

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Panel Discussion

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The IPAX Talks panel discussion promises to be an illuminating exploration of 4 pivotal topics in Interior Design, Development, Architecture and Real Estate respectively.

Bringing together 20 thought leaders across the region, the panel discussions will delve into a vast range of areas from regional market trends, ESG (environmental, social, and governance) to community. In tandem with this year’s theme of “Light”, the industry experts will not only shed light on the possibilities of lighting applications and designs on ambiance creation and architecture but also methodology and technologies to integrate biophilic design within living spaces that enhance both wellness and well-being.

Joining the panelists from LIXIL are Ms Audrey Yeo, Leader of LIXIL Water Technology (LWT) Asia Pacific and Mr Antoine Besseyre des Horts, Leader of LIXIL Global Design, Asia, who will share their insights on the topics of Development and Interior Design respectively from their wealth of experience in the industry.

We are also honored to have Ms Saivipa Patpongpibul, Executive Director from P49 Deesign & Associates Co., Ltd.,  and a LIXIL client to offer her perspective on the topic of Interior Design.


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Audrey Yeo
Leader, Thailand and IndoChina, LIXIL Water Technology, APAC

In 2019, she was appointed to LIXIL Thailand where she is responsible for the strategic, commercial and operational performance of this key market, and developing all of LIXIL’s power brands – American Standard, GROHE and INAX. In 2023, her role expanded to include the Indochina market.

Under Audrey’s leadership, LIXIL Thailand has grown from strength to strength and has been recognized as Thailand’s Most Admired Brand for Sanitary ware by Brand Age magazine for seven consecutive years. Supporting excellence remains key, including supporting local Thai design student talent to go on to win the APAC Grand Prize – Hospitality at the American Standard Design Award 2022.

With over two decades of commercial and marketing experience in multinational organizations, Audrey has held senior positions at Electrolux (APAC and SEA) and United Overseas Bank (Malaysia). She holds a bachelor’s degree from University Science of Malaysia.

Naomi Thuy Nguyen
Founder YC Interior Design, Vietnam

Nguyen Thi Thanh Thuy, also known as Naomi Thuy Nguyen, is one of the most well-known interior designers in Vietnam. With an open-minded and creative perspective on beauty, she sees that art and beauty can become a powerful weapon, especially for an architect.

She is now the founder of YC Interior Design, and is also better known to the public as one of three powerful judges of the reality show “Millionaire House Hunting” on VTV – (Vietnam Television is a government agency, a state broadcaster).

She has during the past 20 years participated in countless national and international projects as a Project Manager, Project Director, AA Deco Brand Director and Head of Design Division. Besides, she has also served as a key person and held accountable to lead as a Chairman in important interior design projects that marked a significant development of Vietnam.

Nikita Stephanie Yap
Founder & CEO, Atelier Rumpum

Nikita Stephanie Yap is the Founder & CEO of Atelier Rumpum, a multidisciplinary design studio that operates at the intersection of architecture, interior design, and strategic planning. Her work is characterized by a deep commitment to sustainability and a focus on creating spaces that enhance well-being.

She holds a degree in architecture and has extensive experience in the design industry. Her innovative approach to design has earned her recognition and awards, and she continues to be a prominent figure in the design community.

Royal Pineda
Principal Architect & CEO, ROYAL PINEDA+, Philippines

Royal Pineda is the Principal Architect+CEO of ROYAL PINEDA+, the lead advocate of Modern Filipino Architecture and Design. Royal’s ‘Practical Luxury‘ design philosophy is evident in various projects in Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, India, Turkey, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, USA, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Thailand, Israel, and Dubai.

Royal’s passion is deeply rooted in his philosophy of authenticity and The Nature of Things. He is also known for distinct, responsive design and practical construction using various sustainable, energy-efficient materials and innovative technologies. He is always challenged by creating modern interpretations of the local cultural identity and fostering the Filipino Culture of Betterment.

He spearheads ROYAL PINEDA+ projects in the Modern Philippine City which include New Clark International Airport, Sacobia River Bridge, and the iconic Aquatics Center and the Athletics Stadium (Highly Commended, World Architecture Festival 2021) for the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. As Overall Artistic and Theme Director, Architect Royal led the creation of Bangkota: The Philippines Pavilion for the World Expo 2020 Dubai. His compact “Pandemic House” was also shortlisted for the 2022 World Architecture Festival.

Benyapa Sirisopon (AIR VAIR)
Founder & Creative Director, VAIR Design, Thailand

Benyapa Sirisopon, also known as AIR VAIR, is one of the most well-known interior designers in Thailand. She is a creative force, an inspiring individual, and a celebrity in the world of Thai interior design. AIR VAIR’s designs are not only breathtaking but also exude outstanding elegance and luxury. Her innovative style is a perfect blend of futuristic and classic, infused with ultra-luxury materials inspired by nature that define opulence and sophistication. With an impressive portfolio of high-end residential projects worth billions, including AP Thai Sansiri, Origin Property, Pruksa, and Eastern Star, AIR VAIR has established herself as a go-to designer for the ultra-luxury segment.

AIR VAIR has unique talent and exceptional expertise in the interior design field. She completed her undergraduate studies in industrial design at the Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Her outstanding work earned her the Young Interior Designer Awards 2007 from the Interior Association of Thailand (TIDA), which marked the beginning of her successful career. AIR VAIR worked for almost 8 years as a senior interior designer at DWP, a top-tier interior design firm in Thailand with branches all over the world. Her work on luxury residential projects such as AP’s Vittorio Sukhumvit 39, Sansiri’s The Monument Sanampao, and many others earned her recognition as one of the most talented designers in the industry.

In 2015, AIR VAIR decided to start her own design firm called VAIR, where she serves as the creative director and oversees the marketing aspect of the business along with her partners.

In 2021, AIR VAIR was the youngest interior designer selected to serve on the judging panel for the TIDA Thesis Award 2021 (Interior Association of Thailand), a competition for outstanding thesis projects organized by the Association of Siamese Architects.