AIC Color Award in Art, Design and Environment


The AIC Award for Color in Art, Design and Environment (CADE) is established to recognize those who excel in the areas of design, art, architecture and humanities. The award is presented every two years, at AIC Congresses and Midterm Meetings. This award was established in 2015 and first given in 2017. The selection is an arduous procedure that includes nominations by AIC members and analysis of antecedents of the nominees by a Committee.


at the AIC 13th Congress, Jeju, Korea

Antal Nemcsics [1927-] (Hungary)

PhD of Architectural Sciences and D.Sc. of Color Sciences. Chairman of the Hungarian National Color Committee (1969-2015). He obtained the International Giorgione Award (Venice) and the International Award for Color Environment Design (Stuttgart). Author of the Coloroid system, built on harmony thresholds, his book Color dynamics is used as a textbook in many universities of the world. He has more than 100 color constructions of facades and internal spaces, including color designs in Budapest for the Ferenc Lizst airport, the Metropolitan Railway, and the Castle District.