Education Buildings Wales Awards Categories

Entries for the Education Buildings Wales 2019 Awards are open from December 2018 until Thursday 28 March 2019. Please note that all entries must be completed online, and if you’re entering multiple categories you will need to submit an entry per category (including any supporting brochures and photos).

The qualifying period for entries is 1 January 2017 – 28 March 2019.

Project of the Year – Schools

Criteria: This award recognises the project team that has successfully delivered either a school new build or refurbishment. Entries must clearly state who the client was, the architect(s) and contractor(s) involved and the wider project team.

Category Sponsor: Velux Commercial

Project of the Year – Colleges & Universities

Criteria: This award recognises the project team that has successfully delivered either a college or university new build or refurbishment. Entries must clearly state who the client was, the architect(s) and contractor(s) involved and the wider project team.

Category Sponsor: Space Zero

Inspiring Learning Spaces

Criteria: This award recognises innovation in the creation of inspiring spaces that help to promote different and new ways of learning/teaching and that can be easily replicated across the education estate. Please explain how the space is making a positive impact.

Pupil/Student Experience

Criteria: This award recognises a learning establishment which has undertaken a buildings/facilitates investment that significantly improves the experience of pupils/students.

Category Sponsor: HLM

Innovation in Delivering Value

Criteria: This award recognises innovation that has helped contribute to value in the design of learning spaces. What is meant by value? Value can be interpreted as monetary, experiential or a combination of other factors. Please explain how the innovation has made a positive impact.

Innovation in Delivering a Sustainable Education Facility

Criteria: This award recognises innovation that has helped to deliver a sustainable education facility that promotes sustainable practises and behaviours by all users. This could be in relation to a new build facility or an adaptation.

Category Sponsor: Kingspan

Client of the Year

Criteria: This award recognises the passion, direction and innovation that a school, college, local authority or university has shown in either a new build or refurbishment.

Category Sponsor: Atkins

The qualifying period for entries is 1 January 2017 – 28 March 2019.

If you have any questions or need any help with entries please contact kathleendean@stepconnect2.com.