March 31, 2021

Announcing Nominations for Coliving Awards 2021

Coliving Awards announced the finalists for each of the 11 categories, and is now opening the public votes through LinkedIn polls, which will be opened from the 30th of March to the 13th of April, 2021, and which accounts for 35% of the ruling in addition to 35% from the Lead Judges’ vote and 30% from our Jury Panel.  

We have received over 100 submissions  from countries all around the globe for our very first edition of coliving companies showing their achievements within the industry.  After a thorough process of evaluating, our Lead Judges chose two to four nominated projects as well as one or two honourables mentions for each of the 11 categories. 


Building & Architecture:     

Our lead judge for this category, Matthias Hollwich, also wants to acknowledge the 'Colivia - Coliving & Offices in French Brittany' project by HARDEL LE BIHAN ARCHITECTES as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Interior & Furniture Design

Our lead judge for this category, Piotr Kalinowski, also wants to acknowledge Co-Living Space 12OS by Co-Living Spaces project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Branding & Marketing

Our lead judge for this category, Barbara Iwanicka, also wants to acknowledge The Italian Building by Mason & Fifth project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Community & User Experience:

Our lead judge for this category, Gui Perdrix, also wants to acknowledge Starcity project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Impact & Sustainability:

Our lead judge, Matt Lesniak, also wants to acknowledge Westpoint by Manchester Apartments project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


PropTech & ConTech:

  • RE:Core, RE:Ops, RE:Xp by TheHouseMonk
  • res:harmonics - using innovative tech to create, multi-stay length coliving concept by res:harmonics
  • Hmlet Coliving Software by Hmlet
  • Creating digital experiences to enable better life in buildings by Spaceflow

Our lead judge, Christian Schmitz, also wants to acknowledge Eagle Eye Networks X Basecamp project by Eagle Eye Networks, as well as Room Area Network (RAN) by Wifirst as Honourable Mentions for this category.


Best Blended Living Project:

Our lead judge, Eveline Zoutewelle, also wants to acknowledge Intellectual Coliving by Stockholm Studios project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Best Coliving Operator of The Year:

Our lead judge Claire Flurin Bellec also wants to acknowledge LifeX Family-Style Coliving Homes by LifeX Aps project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Best Thought Leadership Piece:


Best Initiative Fostering Coliving:

Our lead judge Rich James (Lustigman) also wants to acknowledge Outpost by Destination-outpost project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


Academia (Students & PhDs)

  • KumbaPod by Nyasha Harper-Michon (Academy of Architecture Amsterdam)
  • Continua_ by Elisa Peruch, Evelyn Baruffaldi, Giuditta Fucchi, Ludovica Richiello (students from Politecnico di Milano)
  • The Space by Mariano Garcia Orgiles
  • Par.Co by Lorenzo Aloi, Ludovica Cogotzi, Elisa Pellegatta and Sara Vallar (students from Politecnico di Milano)

Our lead judge Virginia Scapinelli also wants to acknowledge The co-living business model by Matthijs Zaadnoordijk project as an Honourable Mention for this category.


We want to congratulate all of the finalists and honourable mentions for their amazing work, as well as all of the individuals behind those companies - advocating for better ways of living, thriving communities and impact-driven coliving. 


We also want the opportunity to thank all of the participants who are making the industry a better place and will inspire the next generation of real estate market players with their disruptive solutions and state-of-the-art concepts.


We will announce the winners of each category during the Coliving Awards ceremony, on the 6th of May, 2021, 17:00 - 20:00 (CEST).

Coliving Awards and Coliving Insights are managed by Coliving Ventures, a platform dedicated to encouraging innovation, sustainable business development and impactful growth within the coliving industry.