The Inspireli Awards story

About INSPIRELI AWARDS

“Wings to the Future” winner’s trophy

New in the INSPIRELI AWARDS fourth annual

The contest is open to all students of any of the architectural field who are enrolled as student at the time they create work being entered in INSPIRELI AWARDS but not earliest than January 1, 2018.

Contestants enter projects in 4 categories (Architecture, Applied design in architecture, Urban planning, Interior design).

Each contestant can submitted more project in more than 1 category.
Contestant can submit project as an individual or a team work.

The "Featured jury" is created for each category.

The student can also create a draft of a real project of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, which is judged by a special jury. Such a project will also compete within the Inspireli Awards architecture category.

The jury

The quality standards of INSPIRELI AWARDS jury is guaranteed by the prominent experts from the professional and academic settings from around the world. The set up for the jury updates annually and the jurors are selected based on their expertise in one of the INSPIRELI AWARDS contest categories.

Contestants enter projects in 4 categories (Architecture, Applied design in architecture, Urban planning, Interior design).

The projects are nominated by the so-called Featured Jury composed of architects who support the Inspireli Awards project.

The project of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, has its own expert jury approved by the organizers.

Evaluation criteria

The submitted projects are evaluation according to the criteria, which is constantly adapted to the latest findings in formal, technical, functional and environmental requirements. The criteria below represent a framework followed by each juror.

Suitability of design to the competition

How well does the project translate and interpret lucidly and creatively the INSPIRELI AWARDS merit.

Spatial integration

Does the design complement and is sensitive to its surroundings we well as the way how the people interact with the space, create pride and unique character.

Functionality of the design solution

How well does the project work for the intended use, while contributing to the locality?

Innovation and originality of the design solution

Does the project create a new expression that possibly sets a new trend?

Form

Is the project managed with high quality, not as a trendy/cutting edge solution but with relevance to its audience.

Environmental consideration

How well does the project minimize negative impact on ecological environment incl. technical and economical feasibility.

Categories

Contestants enter works in four categories:

Architecture

Urban planning

Interior design

Design a real project

Proposal of the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Addis Abeba / Ethiopia

Submitted projects will compete in two awards at the same time. In the category architecture as a student design and in the competition for the proposal of the embassy in Addis Abeba.

Awards prizes

There are 4 Category winners awarded and 1 Grand Prize winner with the highest scoring.

"Architecture" Award

Awarded to the best architectural project with the highest number of votes from the jury dedicated to the architecture category.

"Urban planning" Award

Awarded to the best architectural project with the highest number of votes from the jury dedicated to the urban planning category.

"Interior design" Award

Awarded to the best architectural project with the highest number of votes from the jury dedicated to the interior design category.

„Wings to the future” Grand Prize Jury Award

Awarded to the highest scoring project from all categories.

Selection process

Voting process takes place for each category by the "Category Featured juror panel".

The Featured jurors vote for the best projects all over the year and their nomination will be published officially on the INSPIRLELI AWARDS web site.

The total number of 30 nominees will be selected for the final round. The Featured jurors will assess the final projects and their votes will select winners of the category.

Single project whose work receives the highest number of votes will be awarded with the Grand Prize Jury Award. Should the number be the same for more projects the final selection follows by the Chairman of the INSPIRELI AWARDS jury.

The award for the design of a real project of the Czech Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, is selected by an independent panel based on its selection. Embassy proposals are also included in the category of architecture, where they will compete in the INSPIRELI AWARDS international student competition.

  • May 1, 2017 Kick off

  • July 1, 2017 Voting on individual projects begins

  • January 31, 2018 Public voting on INSPIRELI AWARDS closes and 30 semifinalists for each category are selected

  • June 12, 2019 Termination of registration for the competition

  • February 28, 2018 INSPIRELI Jury voting closes and 3 finalists within each category are selected as well as winner of the "Wings" Grand Prize Jury Award

  • April, 2018 Announcing INSPIRELI AWARDS 2017 Prize Winners and annual Gala Ceremony date

  • October 1, 2019 Announcement of the winners

Sponsors

Ground-breaking projects like INSPIRELI AWARDS are by definition a group endeavour.

Supporting INSPIRELI AWARDS 2017 are:

Main software partner

Main media partner

Founding partner