Entries Open for 2016 Tile of Spain Awards
The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association has announced a new edition of the Tile of Spain Architecture and Interior Design and Final Degree Project Awards.
ASCER (the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association) has announced a new edition of the Tile of Spain Architecture and Interior Design and Final Degree Project Awards. The ultimate aim of the Tile of Spain Awards is to promote the use of Spanish ceramic tile in architecture and interior design, both in Spain and abroad. The awards are sponsored by Vodafone, Port Authority of Valencia, and CESCE.
Registration is open, and the project submission deadline is October 26, 2016. The two main categories are Architecture and Interior Design, each with a cash prize of €17,000 (~ $19,000). The main entry requirement is that the projects feature ceramic tile made in Spain. The third category is the Final Degree Project, targeting students of Architecture; this category has a cash prize of €5,000 (~ $5,500). The judges are also entitled to give two special mentions in each category.
The panel of judges for this 15th edition of the awards is made up of professionals working in the architecture and design sectors. The architect Gonçalo Byrne will be chairing the panel of judges, formed by architects Elisa Valero, Iñaqui Carnicero, Nani Marquina, Nuno Brandão Costa, Ramón Monfort and Ricardo Sánchez Lampreave.
For more information, visit www.tileofspainawards.com.