The Eurobuild Awards for Architecture 2018

The aim of the competition is to recognise the creators of the best architectural designs of commercial and public buildings completed and put into operation in Poland in 2017. These should be characterised by the high quality of their architecture, how well they integrate with their surroundings, how functional, eco-friendly and energy efficiency they are, as well as how well they enhance the quality of life and their usage.

 

AWARD CATEGORIES

  1. Office Building of the Year
  2. Workspace Solution of the Year
  3. Eco- and User-friendly Facility of the Year
  4. Public Space of the Year
  5. Revitalisation of the Year
  6. Shopping Centre of the Year
  7. Residential Development of the Year

 

The competition is addressed to architects, architectural studios, public administration bodies and investors. The competition is open i.e. the Organizer will choose candidates for individual categories but entries can also be made from outside the Organizer’s list. Companies/institutions are requested to enter their own projects or projects of other companies for individual categories through the www.architecture.eurobuildconferences.com website. Winners will be chosen by the jury of the competition.

  • Office Building of the Year 2018
  • Eco- and User-Friendly Facility of the Year 2018
  • Public Space of the Year 2018
  • The Revalorisation Award 2018
  • Workplace Solution of the Year 2018
  • Residential Development of the year 2018
  • Shopping Centre of the Year 2018
Office Building of the Year 2018

The category is addressed to office buildings that meet the following criteria:

1. The office building was completed (put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

2. Office building located in Poland.

3. The building is intended for commercial keasing to one or several tenants.

4. The building’s function, in whole or in part, is for office or intellectual work. Office space must constitute at least 50% of the useable area of the facility. Other functions can include: retail, recreational, gastronomy, hotel, residential and warehousing, but combined they must not exceed 50% of the building’s useable area.

5. A total area of at least 5,000 sqm

6. B+ building class

 

The prize is awarded to the authors of the architectural design.

 

The deadline for registration: 24th August 2018

Eco- and User-Friendly Facility of the Year 2018

The category is addressed to office buildings that meet the following criteria:

1. Office building was completed (put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

2. Office building located in Poland.

3. The building is intended for commercial leasing to one or several tenants.

4. The building features technology and solutions that in the course of use reduce ngative impact of the building on the natural environment, including systems that ensure the reduction of harmful emissions and that optimise water and energy consumption.

5. The building is healthy for its users

6. The building should have pro-ecological certificates e.g. BREEAM, LEED, GBS, DGNB, HQE

 

The award is presented to the relevant architect/an architectural studio.

 

The deadline for registration: 24th August 2018

Public Space of the Year 2018

The category is addressed to architectural and urban planning projects aimed at creating public space open to local residents that fulfil the following criteria:

1. The investment was completed (put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

2. The investment was carried out in Poland.

3. The investor can be a local governmental institution or by a public or private company

4. The projects taken into consideration include newly-created public areas as well as revitalised facilities: the development of former industrial areas, markets, squares and recreational areas.

 

The award is presented to the relevant architect/architectural studio.

 

The deadline for registration: 24th August 2018

The Revalorisation Award 2018

The category is addressed to all buildings that meet the following criteria:

1. This category is for buildings – including architectural monuments, complexes of historic buildings, those that are not so historic but have important historical or cultural features, and those whose original purpose had become redundant – which were partly or entirely restored to a functioning and useable state in 2017. Revitalisation involves conservation work as well as adapting the building and introducing new elements in a way that harmonises with its historical features. The result of this should preserve and regenerate these historical and cultural assets as much as possible for the requirements of the modern user, while successfully integrating the building into its urban context.

2. The building/building complex completed (put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

3. The building/building complex located in Poland.

 

The award will be presented to the architect/architectural studio responsible for design of the revitalisation scheme.

 

The deadline for registration: 24th August 2018

 

Workplace Solution of the Year 2018

The category concerns work space solutions in offices that were carried out (completed) in 2017 in Poland.

1. The work space solution that was carried out (put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

2. The work space solution was done in office space.

3. The office building where the arrangement was completed is located in Poland

 

The award is presented to the relevant architect/interior designer.

 

The deadline for registration: 24th August 2018

Residential Development of the year 2018

The category is addresed to residential buildings that meets following criteria:

1. Complex and single multi-family residential buildings. Multifamily housing is considered to be any residential building other than a single-family residential building (detached, semi-detached, terraced, in atrium building). The competition is qualified for: pointers, caged, corridors, galleries.

2. The investmen completed (put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2017 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

 

The award is presented to the relevant architect/architectural studio.

 

The deadline for registration: 24th August 2018

Shopping Centre of the Year 2018

The category covers buildings that fulfil the following criteria:

1)    A retail building (e.g. shopping galleries, shopping centres, retail parks) completed (and put into operation based on a use permit) between January 1st 2016 and December 31st 2017 (inclusive).

2)    The building is located in Poland.

3)    Modernisations and expansions are NOT eligible for the competition.

The prize is awarded to the author/authors of the architectural design.

Deadline for registration: August 24th 2018

The projects will be assessed by a professional jury consisting of eminent representatives of the architectural field, including members of the board of the Association of Polish Architects (SARP) as well as investors and developers. The projects entered in the competition will be evaluated in terms of their architectural, aesthetic and functional value ​​as well as the sustainable construction principles applied.

The voting will take place in two stages. In the first stage architects are to select the three best projects in each category. The winners will be chosen in the second stage – at the gala event that will bring together all the members of the jury.

The announcement of the results and the award ceremony will take place during the Festival of Architecture on September 19th, 2018. The creators of the winning designs will then be presented with statuettes to recognise the contribution they have made.

 Grzegorz Stiasny
Grzegorz Stiasny
Co-founder of ARE Stiasny/Wacławek architecture studio
 Ewa Kuryłowicz
Ewa Kuryłowicz
Vice-president, Kuryłowicz & Associates
 Rafał Schurma
Rafał Schurma
President and Founder of Polish Green Building Council (PLGBC). Principal of visio | architects and consultants
 Agnieszka Kalinowska-Sołtys
Agnieszka Kalinowska-Sołtys
Member of the main board in the SARP (The Polish Association of Architects), sustainability and BIM coordinator, Director in APA Wojciechowski
 Bartłomiej Kisielewski
Bartłomiej Kisielewski
architect, partner at Horizone Studio
 Mieczysław Godzisz
Mieczysław Godzisz
President of the Management Board of Hines Polska
 Krzysztof Giemza
Krzysztof Giemza
Proxy at Echo Investment
 Aleksandra Zentile-Miller
Aleksandra Zentile-Miller
Director, Chapman Taylor
 Olgierd Jagiełło
Olgierd Jagiełło
founding partner of JEMS Architekci
 Tomasz  Tondera
Tomasz Tondera
Senior Partner, Griffin Real Estate
 Maciej Zajdel
Maciej Zajdel
Managing Director and Board Member, Kulczyk Silverstein Properties
 Kinga Nowakowska
Kinga Nowakowska
Board Member, Operations Director / COO, Capital Park Group
 Eyal Litwin
Eyal Litwin
CEO of Adgar Poland
 Michał Skotnicki
Michał Skotnicki
President, BBI Development S.A.
 Michał Leszczyński
Michał Leszczyński
Partner, Grupa 5 Architekci
 Mark Kubaczka
Mark Kubaczka
Partner, Artchitecture