It’s the final countdown! The deadline for the 2023 Facade Awards UK is this Friday 23 June so the time is now to get your potentially award-winning entry in!
Now in its fourth year, the Façade Awards UK, taking place 3 November at The Midland Hotel in Manchester, recognises and rewards outstanding examples of façade design and promotes the creative and innovative use of products and materials.
So, if you think you have excelled on a project that has demonstrated technical ingenuity, innovative design, or advanced façade engineering, then we want to hear from you!
New to 2023, the Façade Awards UK introduces two new categories – Most Innovative Product and Sustainable Project of the Year!
For Most Innovate Product, the judges will be looking for the high level of creativity and innovation of your new product in terms of but not limited to: materials used to make it, its method of application or the way its made. The judges may also be looking to see how well the product has improved, complemented or innovated an existing project.
For Sustainable Project of the Year, the judges will be looking for a new build or refurbishment project that has utilised a system that demonstrates sustainable and environmental credentials. Regarding refurbishment projects, the judges will be looking to see how well the product has improved/complemented the existing building.
Reasons to enter
Winning an award is not only an exceptional achievement, but it has proven business benefits for those who enter too.
Being shortlisted for the Façade Awards UK will earn you and your company recognition within the façade and wider construction industry – opening doors to securing new business opportunities.
Earning a ‘highly commended’ or ultimately, winning an award will gain entrants national recognition and provide the opportunity to make their mark on this important market.
There are 13 award categories for you to enter, celebrating excellence in project delivery, and crucially, delivering positive outcomes for the industry.
From innovative product design and materials used on a project, to the complexity of the installation, the Façade Awards UK recognises achievements through a range of categories and criteria, which will be taken into consideration by the independent panel of judges.
The awards categories are:
- NEW Most Innovative Product
- NEW Sustainable Project of the Year
- Best new build project
- Best refurbishment project
- Best use of a brick slip cladding system
- Best use of a composite panel system
- Best use of a curtain walling system
- Best use of a rainscreen system using aluminium
- Best use of a rainscreen system using glass or ceramics or stone
- Best use of rainscreen using specialist metal
- Best use of a timber clad system
- Best use of fibre cement cladding panels
- Outstanding Achievement
- RCI project of the year (This award is chosen by the judges from all of the finalists and cannot be entered).
How to enter the awards
The awards entry process is FREE and simple, making it an easy platform to gain recognition and shout about your successes. Additionally, you can submit as many entries as you wish.
So, if your project has been completed over the past 12 months and you would like to be a part of this fantastic event, then make sure you start your online entry early to ensure that you and your team put together your strongest entry possible and increase your chances of becoming a finalist.
The more information you provide and the better the images, the more likely your entry will stand out.
Entries for this year’s awards will close on Friday 26 May 2023, so the time to enter is now!
The Façade Awards UK team would like to thank James Hardie as its Headline Sponsor, Kingspan Facades as its Host Sponsor, Aquarian Cladding Systems, FGF Limited, ROCKWOOL, SIG, STOFIX and Swisspearl as its Main Sponsors, with Fleming Software, Gordian Building Solutions, Minster, Proteus Facades and BTS Facades and Fabrications, RGB Facades, Ibstock Futures and SIG again as Category Sponsors and A.Proctor Group as Table Menu Sponsor.
If you would like to know more information about the sponsorship opportunities available for the Façade Awards UK, contact Tony Brown at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01732 748059 / 07979 506896. And for table bookings please contact Jessica Nobbs at email@example.com or by calling 07956 316602.