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International Architectural Awards 2016 – Ceramics Design Contest
9 Aug 2016
The international competition celebrating the application of Spanish ceramics is now open
The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) announces the fifteenth edition of the prestigious competition celebrating the creative use of Spanish ceramics in interior design and architecture around the world
The application deadline is 26th October 2016. Entry is free and the prize fund totals 39,000 Euros
Tile of Spain Awards 2016 : Architecture-Interior Design Contest
The fifteenth edition of the Tile of Spain Awards is now open for entries, welcoming project submissions from international architects, interior designers and architecture students. Projects can be located anywhere in the world, but must make significant use of Spanish ceramics and must have been completed between January 2014 and October 2016.
The 2016 Tile of Spain Awards offer a prize fund of 39,000 Euros divided into three categories: Architecture (17,000 Euros), Interior Design (17,000 Euros) and Student Degree Project (5,000 Euros). The jury may also give special mentions in each category.
The jury chairman is the Portuguese architect, author and lecturer Gonçalo Byrne, holder of the Gold Medal of the French Academy of Architecture, plus Rome’s Piranesi Award. The panel of judges also includes Elisa Valero – author and professor at the Granada School of Architecture, Iñaqui Carnicero – lecturer at Cornell University and organiser of the Spanish Pavilion exhibition at the XV Venice Biennale, Nani Marquina – Spanish designer and founder of nanimarquina, Nuno Brandão Costa – Portuguese architect and lecturer, Ramón Monfort – Spanish architect and founding member of the Castellon Ceramic Design Centre and Ricardo Sánchez Lampreave – architecture lecturer and editor.
The awards have a long and distinguished history of recognising and championing talent. In 2015 the award in the architecture category went to Carmen Martínez Gregori, Carmel Gradolí Martínez and Arturo Sanz Martínez for the ‘Multipurpose Teaching Hall at the Gavina School‘ (Picanya, Valencia), whilst the Interior Design award went to El Equipo Creativo for the ‘Blue Wave Cocktail Bar’ (Barcelona).
2015 Interior Design Winner: “Blue Wave Cocktail Bar” by El Equipo Creativo. Photo: Adrià Goula.
Closing date for entries 26th October 2016
Entry is free
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Architecture in Spain
Spanish Architecture Designs – chronological list
Contemporary Architecture in Spain – architectural selection below:
Jané Winestore, Tarragona
Architects: Chu Uroz & Carmelo Zappulla
photograph © Adrià Goula
Jané Winestore in Tarragona, Costa Dorada
La Pobla de Vallbona Social Center, Valencian Community, eastern Spain
Architect: Alberto Facundo
photograph : German Cabo
La Pobla de Vallbona Social Center in Valencia
Museo de al Memoria de Andalucía, Granada, southern Spain
Alberto Campo Baeza
Museo de al Memoria de Andalucía
Merida Factory Youth Movement, western Spain
Jose Selgas, Lucia Cano, architects
Merida Youth Factory
Centro Niemeyer, Avilés
Oscar Niemeyer architect
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