AVDC Design Awards 2018

Celebrating 25 years of outstanding design in the Vale

Design Awards 2018The AVDC Design Awards celebrates projects which make an outstanding contribution to the design quality of the built environment in the district. 

The event is celebrating its 25th year and we want to also celebrate not only examples of high quality buildings or structures but special spaces, places and public realm, large and small development schemes and from a mix of uses so residential, commercial and community schemes.

Aylesbury Vale is a great place to live, work and grow and we would love to hear nominations from residents who have admired a nearby new development or a new play park for example. Celebrating these achievements and good examples helps the district raise the bar and enhance the design quality of new developments to maintain the special qualities and distinctiveness of Aylesbury Vale.

How to Enter

There is no charge to enter so please email DesignAwards@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk and if possible complete the attached entry form with details of your nomination and submit it to the above address. 

Please note: the entry form is designed for completion by the developer. If you are a member of the public who would like to nominate a project for the Design Awards, please email: DesignAwards@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk, including details of why you’re making your nomination.

The closing date for entries is 31 August 2018. 

There may be a shortlisting process before entries are judged by a panel of design professionals and AVDC members. This year, the shortlisted entries will also be put out for a public vote for the Peoples Choice Award.

Judging criteria

All projects will be judged against the following criteria:

  • Context, including local distinctiveness
  • Quality of design and construction
  • Fitness for purpose
  • Sustainability
  • Accessibility
  • Attractiveness
  • Innovation

Awards Ceremony

The 2018 awards ceremony is being held on Thursday 29 November 2018, at The Gateway and promises to be a glittering event. A selection of photos from the 2017 ceremony can be found here.

If you are interested in sponsoring the event or for any further details or queries, please contact the team at DesignAwards@aylesburyvaledc.gov.uk

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