CIAT Awards are recognised as the premier accolades that demonstrate outstanding achievement in Architectural Technology. Entries are invited from the UK and internationally.
The Awards highlight how Architectural Technology achieves efficient and effective construction and robust sustainable design solutions that perform.
There are two Award categories:
The Alan King Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology for projects with a value no greater than £750k¹
To gain recognition for you, your practice and your project for excellence in the technology of architecture.
2015 Winner for Excellence in Architectural Technology, Seaton House
These Awards are open to all individuals and/or practices and projects of all sizes (whole, or part of) from the UK and internationally. However, projects entered must have been completed within the last five years.
Submissions will be assessed in terms of their design context, concept and creativity against their response to Architectural Technology, relating to function, fabric performance and delivery.
Each entry will be assessed against the following criteria:
Your submission should include drawings, illustrations, images, written specification or other report documentation for the project and should be presented in no more than two A2 presentation boards and two A1 detailed design drawings.
In addition, a summary report, no greater than two sides of A4 (approximately 1000 words), should be included with your submission to clearly show how the criteria (detailed above) has been addressed.
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To assist you with your entry, you can download a sample entry below:
2012 Winner for Excellence in Architectural Technology, Repton School Theatre
Entries are rigorously judged and peer assessed by the Judging Panel for excellence in Architectural Technology irrespective of size, complexity or style, taking into account constraints of the brief, budget and timescales. Judging takes place during May and the Panel may make a request to visit the project. If this is the case, you will be contacted in order for the necessary arrangements to be made.
Winners will receive:
Winner (First prize) a cast plaque for permanent attachment to the building, a replica plaque for the practice, a certificate and £1500¹
Highly Commended (Second prize) a cast plaque for permanent attachment to the building, a replica plaque for the practice, a certificate and £750¹
Commended (Third prize) a cast plaque for permanent attachment to the building, a replica plaque for the practice, a certificate and £550¹
All winners are able to use the Award logo. Award winners are featured in a press release, on the website, at the Awards event, in CIAT’s magazine AT together with promotion through our social media channels.
The plaque specially made for attachment to the winning projects are bestowed at a presentation organised by the Institute. Representatives from CIAT visit the project and formally award the plaque to the recipient to be permanently attached to the project. This presentation takes place, preferably at the project itself, between February-May of the following year.
2015 Commended entry for The Alan King Award, Fen Road, Milton, Cambridge
All queries should be directed to email@example.com or call +44(0)20 7278 2206 and speak to the Media & PR Director.
¹ or equivalent money for international entries.
To see a list of previous winners for the Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology please click here and for the Alan King Award for Excellence in Architectural Technology please click here.
2015 Winning A2 Boards for Excellence in Architectural Technology, Seaton House