Entries are invited for the 2001 British Construction Industry Awards. This year there are seven categories: small project (up to £3 million); building (up to £50 million); civil engineering (up to £50 million); major project (over £50 million); best practice; international; and the newly established Prime Minister's Better Public Building Award.
The judging criteria for all categories of the awards focus on all-round excellence in the process of design, construction and delivery.
The judging panel will be chaired by Sir Stuart Lipton, chief executive, Stanhope and chairman of the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment. Other members of the judging panel come from the worlds of engineering, construction, government and architecture, and include: Paul Finch, publishing director of the AJ; Sunand Prasad of Penoyre & Prasad Architects; Jane Priestman, representing the Daily Telegraph; Sir Neville Simms, chairman and chief executive of Carillion; and Bryan Jefferson, architectural adviser at the Department for Culture, Media and Sport.
Entry forms will appear in next weel's AJ, or are available from British Construction Industry Awards, 1 Great George Street, London SW1P 3AA (tel 020 7665 2302, fax 020 7665 2370) or on the web (www.bciawards.org.uk ).
Closing date for entries is 18 May. The results will be announced at a gala dinner in London on 24 October.