The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards recognize exemplary efforts by individuals and organizations to restore or conserve structures, places, and properties of heritage value in the region.
It encourages other property owners to undertake conservation projects within their communities, either independently or by public-private partnerships.
It is for the projects that display exceptional achievement in all criteria. The project should also demonstrate a major catalytic impact at the national or regional level.
It is for the projects that demonstrate outstanding achievement in all criteria. The project should also have a significant impact at the national or regional level.
This award recognizes projects that demonstrate superior achievement in all criteria.
It is for newly built projects that demonstrate outstanding design and are well integrated with historic contexts.
It recognizes projects that demonstrate noteworthy achievement in the overall Awards criteria and promise a significant impact in contributing to sustainable development. Projects that are eligible to submit to the Conservation or the New Design category of the Awards program are also eligible for this recognition.