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28th AAI Awards 2013

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an invitation to enter the AAI Awards 2013 28th annual awards for excellence in architectural design

INTENTION   

Toencouragehigherstandardsofarchitecturethroughoutthecountry. TorecogniseprojectswhichmakeacontributiontoIrisharchitecture. Toinformthepublicofemergingdirectionsincontemporaryarchitecture.

ASSESSMENT  

   

distinguishedassessorsisinvitedtomakeabroadselectionofschemes Apanelof whichtheybelievemakeacontributiontoIrisharchitecture. Schemesareselectedonthebasisthattheyaspireto“excellenceinarchitectural design”,andtheselectionisirrespectiveofbuildingtype,location,scale,orwhether built/unbuilt. Theassessorscomprise:anarchitecturalcritic,aforeignarchitect,twoIrisharchitects, andadistinguishednon-architect. TheassessorsfortheAAIAwardsaretobe Theassessors’decisionis  TheAwardsRegistrarandthePresidentoftheAAIwillattendtheassessmentas observers.

ELIGIBILITY  

 

   

TheArchitecturalAssociationofIrelandAwardsareforbuiltandunbuiltprojectsby allpractitionersinIrelandandIrishpractitionersabroad. Currentbuildings-includinglandscape/infrastructureworksandcompetitionwinningprojects,whichareunderdevelopment,underconstruction,orcompletedwithin 24monthspriortothesubmissiondeadlineareeligible. Currentprojects,counterprojects,andtheoreticalworksarealsoeligible. oftheAssessorsorthe However,(a)studentprojects,(b)projectscarriedoutin AAIPresident,(c)previousAAIAward-winningprojects,or(d)unsuccessfulcompetition entriesarenoteligible. Unsuccessfulawardsentriesmaybesubmittedamaximumoftwotimes. yeargraduateprojectswhichhavebeen TheMauriceCraigawardisopentoall completedwithin12monthsofthesubmissiondeadline. TheRegistrar’sdecisionis ontheeligibilityofprojects. QueriesoneligibilityshouldbeaddressedtheRegistrarc/otheAAI,viacontact@ registrationdeadline. architecturalassociation.ie,atleastsevendayspriortothe


R E G I S T R AT I O N  

 

  

Registrationwillbeonlineonly. Earlyregistrationforms–togetherwithappropriatefees,transferred viaPaypalorbanktransferonly–mustbesubmittedonlineby6pmon Thursday18thOctober2012. Applicantswhowishtosubmitmorethanoneentrymustreturnan additionalfeeforeachentry. Uponreceiptoffullpayment,entryforms,entrynumbers,anddigital submissionformswillbesentbyemailtoallregisteredentrantsby6pm onThursday08thNovember2012. ThearchitectscreditedwiththedesignofanyentrymustbecurrentAAI members. Lateregistrationdeadlineis6pmonThursday08thNovember2012.No furtherregistrationwillbeacceptedbeyondthisdate. Deadlineforsubmissions-FridayNov09th2012,6pmsharp.



D I G I TA L S U B M I S S I O N  

 

FEES    

Early:80euro.Additionalentries:80euro/project. Late:125euro.Additionalentries:125  euro/project.  MauriceCraigAward:30euro.Oneentrypercandidateonly. Deadlineforsubmissions:Friday,Novemberth2012,6pm





SUBMISSION 

  



Entrantsareinvitedtocommunicatetheirdesigntothepublicby drawings,photographsorothergraphicrepresentation,andtoexplain theprojectbytheuseofappropriateimagesandtext. Buildingsshouldbeillustrated/photographedincontext. Eachentryistocomprise1or2panelsmountedonrigidcard(butnot framed),eitherA1or594mmsquare. Adescriptivetext(300wordsmax..)shouldbeincorporatedintothe panel,orlightlytapedtothereverse.Entrantsmustdeclareinthistext: (a)thesizeoftheprojectinm2,and(b)thestagetheprojectisat– design/planning/underconstruction/whencompleted. entryforminanenvelope Entriesaretobeanonymous,withthe suppliednumberedlabelsto: lightlytapedtothebackofonepanel.

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(a)thebackofpanels,(b)thefrontofthetext(ifseparate),and(c)the outerpackaging. ExceptinthecaseoftheMauriceCraigAward,allentrantswillbe askedtosignastatement thatallpersonsinvolvedinall developmentstagesoftheentrywerepaidinaccordancewithNational EmploymentLaw.

Inadditiontohardcopysubmissions,allentriesmustbeaccompaniedby acorrespondingdigitalsubmission,orwillbedeemedinvalid. Exceptintheeventof corruptionordamagetoCD/DVD,all  forthepurposesof submittedindigitalformatwillbeconsidered publication. Eachimagemustnotexceed20MB,imagesmustbe300dpi+ resolution. outwithfullimagedescriptionand Imagesubmissionformmustbe individualimagecopyrightoutlined.Imagetitlecorrespondstoimage numberonsubmissionform(eg.1.jpg,2.tiff,etc.). Imagenamemustincludethe extension(.jpgetc).Aminimumof threeimagesoftheprojectmustbeincludedinthedigitalsubmission. Thereisnolimittothenumberofimagessubmitted. AllentriesmustbeburnedontoaCD/DVD,participantsmayalsooptto exceed10MB submittheirdigitalpackviadropbox.com(free),ifthe emailcapacity.Pleasewriteentrant’snameandentrynumberontheCDROM.

D I G I TA L S U B M I S S I O N C O N T E N T      

 

 

Generalentryform Imagesubmissionform Projectdescriptionform descriptionform FinalA1boardsubmission(PDF/high-resolution.jpg) Projectimagessubmission(PDF/high-resolution.jpg)  image


AWA R D S 









TheDownesBronzeMedalwasdonatedtotheAAIbyHarryAllberry, afoundermember,in1905-06,tobeawarded to the member who produces the best measured drawings and sketches of any building ... erected before 1820.Theawardwasdiscontinuedintheearly1950s. ThemedalisnowtheAssociation’spremierawardforexcellencein architecturaldesign. Therewillbeamaximumofsevenawards,includingtheDownesMedal, whichmaybeawardedatthediscretionoftheassessors.Anyentry iseligiblefortheMedaloranAward.Anynumberofentriesmaybe selectedforSpecialMention. TheMauriceCraigGraduateawardwillbebestowedatthediscretion ofthejuryasaseparatecategoryinthegeneralawardsscheme.Upto threefurthercommendationsmayalsobeawarded. within10workingdaysofthe Successfulentrantswillbe submissiondeadline.Thecompletelistofresultswillbe  announceduponpublicationofNewIrishArchitecture28inSummer  2013.  Entrantswillberesponsibleforcollectingunsuccessfulentriesfromthe by13thDecember2012.TheAAIcannotbeheldresponsible AAI forentriesnotclaimedbythisdate.

EXHIBITION 

 

  

FollowingadjudicationinNovember2012,theAAImaychoosetohosta previewexhibitionontheSaturdayimmediatelyafterAwardsjudging.All  submittedprojectswillbeondisplay.Thiseventisyettobe Allentrantswillbeduly shouldthepreviewexhibitiongoahead. Theselectedprojectswillfeatureinanexhibitiontravellingtovenues nationwide. Award-winnerswillbeinvitedtosubmitadditionalmaterialforexhibition. Theexhibiteddrawingsandmodelswillbereturnedonlyaftercompletion oftheexhibitiontour. Acataloguewillbepublishedfeaturingtheselectedprojects,withthe assessors’consideredcommentsoneachproject. AllphotographsandtextcontainedwithinthedigitalsubmissiononNov foruseinthepanelsforthecatalogue. 8th2012willbeconsidered TheAAIreservestherighttotheexhibition,publicationandpromotional useofallmaterialsuppliedbythearchitectsoftheselectedprojects.

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AAI Awards Registration Document