The tenth contractworld.award competition has been announced for 2010. Prizes will be awarded for the best design concepts in three main categories: progressive work environments, creative hotel and restaurant interiors, and innovative shops and exhibition stands. An additional entry category this year covers attractive and unusual interior designs for buildings in the healthcare and education sectors, such as hospitals, nursing and care homes, doctors' surgeries, nursery schools and kindergartens, schools, universities and other establishments.
Now worth a total of 60,000 EURO in prize money, the contractworld. award is regarded as the most important architecture prize for interior design and is seen as the most reliable indicator of the quality of interior design in these areas of work.
The contractworld.award focuses on the latest developments in interior design, with particular reference to interior fittings and fixtures, lighting, flooring, wall and ceiling finishes.
Terms of entry and and registration form are now available.
Entries will be judged in the following categories:
1. Offices/Administration buildings
Office buildings, administration buildings (e.g. for banks, insurance companies, government departments and local authorities), conference and congress centres, workplaces large and small.
2. Hotels/Spas/Catering facilities
Hotels, guesthouses, hostels, spas and wellness suites, restaurants, cafés, bistros, bars, clubs, lounges, casinos, canteens.
3. Shops/Showrooms/Exhibition stands
Shop concepts, stores, showrooms and sales floors, exhibition stands, shopping centres, malls.
Kindergartens and nursery schools, schools, colleges and universities, training facilities, libraries, research centres and institutes; hospitals, old people's homes and nursing homes, doctors' surgeries, facilities for fitness/wellness.
Members of the jury:
The entries will be assessed in accordance with the following criteria:
The jury will deliberate in closed session. The jury has the right to reassign any entry to a category other than that for which it was originally submitted. The judges' decision is final and not subject to appeal.