Order your entry form for the Aluminium Imagination Awards
The 1999 Aluminium Imagination Architectural Awards will have a record £15,000 in prize money. Supported by the aj, the biennial awards are being held for the fifth time and will this year include categories covering aluminium finishing, and buildings designed elsewhere in Europe. In addition to comprehensive aj coverage, there will be a supporting supplement in the Independent.
Sponsored by the Aluminium Extruders Association (aea), the award scheme prom otes innovation and design excellence in the architectural use of aluminium. The award categories are:
Best overall use of aluminium - £10,000
aea Award for innovative use of extrusions - £1000
arpma award for innovative use of rolled aluminium - £1000
cab award for innovative aluminium use by a new practice - £1000
afa award for the most exciting used of a coated or anodised finish - £1000
aj award for innovative use of aluminium in Europe (excluding uk) - £1000.
Buildings or refurbishments completed after 1 January 1995 and before the entry date of 31 March this year are eligible. Judging will take place in May, and an awards dinner will be held at the Dorchester Hotel, London, on 10 June. Judges this year are chaired by Richard Horden. They include Andrew Whalley, Irena Bauman, David Page, Jane Wernick, Matthew Wells and Nonie Niesewand.
For more details of the 1999 awards and an entry form contact Justin Ratcliffe, tel: 0121 456 2276/1103, fax: 0121 456 2274,