About Inspireli Awards

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The Inspireli Awards Story

INSPIRELI AWARDS is enabling new talents to tell their stories and raise awareness about their own world view before they get their chance to build it. It brings together up-and-coming students of architecture

The Competition

INSPIRELI AWARDS is an international competition in architecture, urban design, interior design and applied art for students of architecture and young architects under the age of 35. INSPIRELI AWARDS is enabling new talents to tell their stories and raise awareness about their own world view before they get their chance to build it. It brings together up-and-coming design and architecture students or recent graduates, as well as established professionals, and provides them a forum to connect to the general public.

Contestants enter works in one of two categories:

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.

Selection process

INSPIRELI AWARDS is enabling new talents to tell their stories and raise awareness about their own world view before they get their chance to build it. It brings together up-and-coming students of architecture

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.

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.

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.

Time schedule

  • May 1, 2017 Kick off

  • January 31, 2020 wild card voting - originality of the project

  • March 31, 2020 wild card voting - presentation quality

  • May 31, 2020 wild card voting - project buildability

  • 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

  • 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

Sponsors

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

Supporting INSPIRELI AWARDS 2017 are:

Main software partner

Founding partner

Board Universities

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