Call for Entries: 18th Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Design

18th Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Design

The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) announces the call for entry for the annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design.

Sponsored by Endesa, Weber-Saint Gobain, the Port Authority of Valencia, and CESCE, the Tile of Spain Awards are intended to promote the use of Spanish ceramic tiles in architecture and interior design projects worldwide.

For the 18th edition of the awards, the panel of judges is made up of internationally acclaimed professionals working in the sector. Founder of the prestigious studio MVRDV and Architect, Jacob van Rijs, will chair the panel of judges, joined by architects and designers Inês Lobo, David Lorente, Eugeni Bach, Tomoko Sakamoto and Ramon Monfort.

The Tile of Spain Awards have a prize fund of €39,000 ($45,511) shared between three categories. The two main categories, Architecture and Interior Design, each have cash prizes of €17,000 ($19,838). The Final Degree Project award has a cash prize of €5,000 ($5,834). The panel of judges is also entitled to give two special mentions in each category.

Entries are being accepted now through October 24, 2019. Visit www.tileofspainawards.com to enter the contest or learn more about the Tile of Spain Awards.

About the Awards

The objective of the Tile of Spain Awards is to promote the use of Spanish ceramic tiles in architecture and interior design projects (both in Spain and abroad). The program boasts a consolidated trajectory and are held in high esteem by architecture professionals.

The Tile of Spain Awards offer cash prizes totaling over $44,000 that are divided among three areas. The two main categories – Architecture and Interior Design – each have a cash prize of over $19,000. Special mentions may also be made in both categories, based on the judges’ criteria. The third category, the Final Degree Project, targets students of architecture and has a cash prize of over $5,000. In all three categories, entries are welcome from both Spanish and international participants.

The award ceremony will be held on February 4,2020 in Valencia during CEVISAMA. Full details of this and previous editions of the awards are available at www.tileofspainawards.com.

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