The deadline looms for submissions to the UK’s most important architecture survey. Submit your practice’s data before Saturday (30 January) to take part
In the midst of a difficult economic climate, the results of the AJ100’s research reveal key observations about the industry that will benefit all architects.
The questions remain largely the same but this year, Imperial College London is working with the AJ to analyse the data and provide greater insights.
To contribute to the AJ100 and fill out the questionnaire, go to www.architectsjournal.co.uk/aj100survey . The survey is also available in Microsoft Word and pdf format (in the right-hand margin of this page).
Key dates for 2010
30 January - Deadline for submissions
19 May - Awards dinner
20 May - The Architects’ Journal AJ100 issue
Throughout the year - AJ100 Breakfast Clubs: industry experts share their knowledge
Once again, the annual awards dinner will be the highlight of the AJ100 year. This year’s event will build on the format introduced at 2009’s ceremony, whereby the AJ100 survey is the judge of the awards. Results of the main AJ100 questionnaire along with the enhanced industry survey will provide the shortlist and winners
for the following categories:
Practice of the Year
This award is designed to recognise the leading practice, taking into account financial and business performance, design output and HR performance.
International Practice of the Year
This category looks at the AJ100 practice that has performed most successfully overseas in the past 12 months.
Building of the Year
Simply the best design of 2010.
Employer of the Year
The best practice for employees, judged on HR issues including staff satisfaction, workplace culture, benefits and staff turnover.
Highest First-Time Entrant
The highest placed newcomer on the AJ100 list.
Fastest Growing Practice
The practice that has shown the most growth over the past year.
The best practices out of each of seven regions around the UK, compiled from data from the industry questionnaire.
Most Sustainable Practice
Looking at a range of issues around sustainability both for your practice and for your projects.
Contribution to the Profession
An award that’s voted for by the industry for significant efforts in the world of architecture.
Why should you attend the annual dinner?
- To witness the unveiling of the 2010 top 100 list and rankings
- To hear our special guest speaker, the new chair of CABE, Paul Finch
- To meet and congratulate the winners of the 2010 awards
- To network with peers