2016 ECC Architecture Award: Denice Scott Brown 
In 2016, the ECC Award for Architecture was awarded to Denise Scott Brown (USA) for her life-long dedication to architecture and her presentation of "Wayward Eye" as part of the ECC exhibition "TIME SPACE EXISTENCE" at Palazzo Mora.

2016 ECC Design Award: Karim Rashid
In 2016, the ECC Award for Design was awarded to Karim Rashid (Canada/USA) for his personal contribution to the world of Design, and his Digital Nature installation at the ECC as part of VENICE DESIGN 2016.