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A&DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture 2019

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Student Awards 2019 - Call for Entries

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Entries to the A&DS and RIAS Scottish Student Awards for Architecture are now being invited.

Once you have registered for free, you will receive an email with a link to complete your submission. If you do not receive your email within 30 minutes (remember to check your junk folder) or have any issues submitting please contact gemma.sinclair@rias.org.uk.

All entry forms must be received by the SUBMISSION DEADLINE of Monday 19th August.

Read the full submission rules & criteria here.

Award Categories:

There are five awards – however, students are requested to submit only for categories 1 - 3.Awards 4 and 5 will be selected by the judges from projects entered for categories 1 - 3.

1) RIAS Rowand Anderson Silver Medal for best Scottish student (prize £500) Open to 5th year only - although an individual prize, if students have worked within groups in the 5th year, group work can be submitted alongside individual work to demonstrate the full breadth of the student’s work. Groups cannot win the RIAS Silver Medal but group work is eligible for both the Sust. Award and the RIAS Andy MacMillan Award. Group work should be clearly marked as group work.

Work submitted must be from 5th year. No Masters work can be submitted.

2) Architecture and Design Scotland Award for Best 3rd Year Student (prize tbc) Open to 3rd year only - although an individual prize, if students are working within groups, group work can be submitted alongside individual work to demonstrate the full breadth of the student’s work. Groups cannot win the Architecture and Design Scotland Award but group work is eligible for both the Sustainable Award and the RIAS Andy MacMillan Drawing Award. Group work should be clearly marked as group work.

Work submitted must be from 3rd year.

3) Architecture and Design Scotland Urban Design Award (prize tbc) Open to all years - group work and individual work can be submitted. As a group or individual submission Architecture and Design Scotland Urban Design Award nominees will be eligible for both the Sustainable Award and the RIAS Andy MacMillan Drawing Award. Work submitted must be from student’s current year and must demonstrate an approach to urban context issues, masterplanning or urban/townscape design – not individual buildings within the town or cityscape! (Note: individual building designs, irrespective of how urban their location, will be disqualified).

4) Architecture and Design Scotland Sustainable Design Award (prize tbc) Open to all years (individuals and groups) - this is not a separate entry and is selected from categories 1 - 3.

5) The RIAS Andy MacMillan Drawing Award (prize £500) Open to all years - this is not a separate entry and is selected from categories 1 - 3.

What do I need to submit?

Images: Maximum of 10 x A3 ‘landscape’ images (as JPGs) showing a maximum of two projects from the student's current year. All JPGs should be at least 300 dpi, labelled and numbered.

Text:

1. A short description of the project/s shown in the images (word count: 100 - 150 words).

2. Sustainability Agenda Description (Detail of how the design of this project meets a sustainable agenda - word count: 100 - 150 words).

Students will also need to attach a passport style photograph.

If there are any issues with your entry, we will contact you.

Header image: Scoring the Malecon, Havana, Cuba (c) Sheryl Lam, Alecsandra Trofin, Ezmira Peraj and Leo Xian - Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture

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