Competition rules

The "Building of the Year created with ALUPROF Systems" competition is addressed to architectural practices and freelance architects whose designs feature systems by ALUPROF SA and were, or will have been, built between 1st January 2018 and 30th June 2022 or, if they were not entered for the previous competitions, earlier. The idea of the competition is to identify the most interesting buildings of this kind and, at the same time, to promote contemporary architecture and create a forum for discussing the latest architectural designs and completed projects.

COMPETITION TIMELINE

Announcement of the competition: 19.04.2022
Deadline for the submission of entries: 30.06.2022
Jury discussions: July-August 2022
Announcement of the results: 08.09.2022

SUBMISSION OF ENTRIES

Entries may be submitted by no later than 30.06.2022:

  • using the entry form;
  • by post, up to 24.00 on the closing day for entries to be sent. The date of the postmark is decisive;
  • by e-mail, to the competition office at konkurs@aluprof.eu, up to the final day for the submissions to be sent. Acceptance of an entry will be confirmed by e-mail within two days of its receipt.

An entry without a confirmation is invalid.

COMPETITION PRIZES

Three prizes will be awarded in the competition. The winning architects will receive:

  • First place: a prize of PLN 50,000
  • Second place: a prize of PLN 30,000
  • Third place: a prize of PLN 15,000
STAGES OF THE COMPETITION

The competition is divided into three stages:

  • Stage 1: the organiser will select a shortlist of fifty buildings from the entries. The shortlisted buildings will be announced on the competition website, at future-builders.com/en/contest, within fifteen days of the closing date.
  • Stage 2: The jury will pick ten finalists from the shortlist.
  • Stage 3: The jury will select the three finalists who will receive the aforementioned cash prizes.
ANNOUNCEMENT OF RESULTS

Following the jury’s final deliberations, the results of the competition will be announced during the awards ceremony, which will be held on 8th September 2022.

An Internet Users’ Vote for the most interesting "Building of the Year created with ALUPROF Systems" will be held. The entry which receives the most votes will receive the title of Internet Users’ Accolade.

PRESENTATION OF THE BUILDINGS

All the buildings entered for the competition will be presented on the competition website, at future-builders.com/en/contest. The winning buildings and other finalists will be featured in the trade and general media. The presentation of the buildings will provide the given name and surname of the designer or the name of the architectural practice, the name of the contractor(s), the developer’s name and the name(s) of the ALUPROF systems used.

REQUISITE DOCUMENTS

Architect's consent

If the person submitting the entry is not the author of the design, then the entry should be accompanied by the architect’s/architectural practice’s consent to the design’s participation in the "2022 Building of the Year created with ALUPROF Systems Competition".

The declaration should include the date that the consent was given, the exact name and address of the building being entered, the architect’s/architectural practice’s contact details, the company stamp and the relevant personal stamp and signature.


Photograph

Entries must include photographic documentation of the building being entered. The photograph(s) must show a general view of the building in its setting

The minimum pixel size is 2400 by 1600. The photos may be submitted on a CD/DVD or sent by e-mail.


Declaration

I hereby submit the building listed on the entry form for the public "Building of the Year created with ALUPROF Systems Competition".

I declare that the building meets all the conditions for the competition, that I am familiar with those conditions and that I accept them without reservations.


Consent to publication

Acting for and on behalf of the entity submitting this entry to the "Building of the Year created with ALUPROF Systems Competition", I hereby declare that I have the consent of all the authors/co-authors and that I consent to the building(s) being entered for the" "Building of the Year created with ALUPROF Systems Competition" and to the publication of the said building(s) in the media and to ALUPROF SA’s use, for marketing purposes, of the materials submitted.

  • Date and place
  • Entrant’s signature
  • Company stamp

Rather than sending hard copies or scans of all the consents and declarations, the author of the design may send them in the body of an e-mail containing all the aforementioned contents.

2022 INTERNET USERS’ VOTE FOR THE MOST INTERESTING BUILDING

From June 30, 2022 to July 31, 2022 Internet users can vote on-line at konkurs.aluprof.eu, to select the best building submitted to the competition.

Visitors to the website will only be able to vote once. A prize draw will be held for the people who voted for the building which takes first place. Ten names will be drawn and the winners will receive an in-kind prize from ALUPROF.

The architect whose design receives the highest number of votes will receive the "Internet Users’ Accolade".

COMPETITION OFFICE

ALUPROF S.A.
ul. Warszawska 153
43-300 Bielsko - Biala
POLAND
e-mail : konkurs@aluprof.eu
konkurs.aluprof.com

COMPETITION RULES

The full competition rules are available here.