CEFPI Victorian Chapter Awards 2015

  • 11 September 2015
  • 5:00 PM
  • 12 October 2015
  • Melbourne, Victoria

Registration

(depends on selected options)

Base fee:
  • Please register here for your overall entry. You will be able to select categories, input project details and pay the entry fees by following the instructions.

Registration is closed

As a leader in the field of educational facilities, the Victorian Chapter of the Council of Educational Facilities Planners International (CEFPI) invites you to make submissions for its 2015 CEFPI Victorian Chapter Educational Facilities Awards.


These Awards are open to CEFPI members - planners, school principals, bursars, consultant architectural firms or construction management firms – whose educational facilities’ projects demonstrate effectiveness in planning, design and construction of educational facilities within Victoria and Tasmania.


In this eleventh year of these Awards, CEFPI aims to raise the standard of educational planning and design, with a focus on educational outcomes, as it applies to all educational facilities across the Victoria and Tasmania.


The core mission of the Awards is to bridge the awareness of Architects and School communities about the interplay between teaching and learning methodology and space by identifying examples of good educational spaces where innovative architectural ideas successfully support an educational philosophy.


Awards will be presented in November 2015 in the following 7 Categories:

1.     New Educational Facility Construction / Entire Educational Facility (Must have been occupied at least 6 months prior to lodging the awards application, and construction completed within last 3 years)

2.     New Construction / New Individual Facility (Must have been occupied at least 6 months prior to lodging the awards application, and construction completed within last 3 years)

3.     Renovation / Modernisation / Over $2m (Must have been occupied at least 6 months prior to lodging the awards application, and construction completed within last 3 years)

4.     Renovation / Modernisation / Under $2m (Must have been occupied at least 6 months prior to lodging the awards application, and construction completed within last 3 years)

5.     An Education Initiative or a Design Solution for an Innovative Program  (Designed to showcase significant contributions to learning by interior designers, educators, students, landscape architects, project managers, authorities etc)

6.     Landscaping/Outdoor Learning Area (Designed to showcase outdoor learning environments targeted to improving educational outcomes)

7.     Living Experience - New category in 2015 (Designed to showcase projects which demonstrate a facility supporting successful teaching and learning outcome(s) which are still operating beyond a minimum of 12 months in accordance with the original educational brief OR has adapted/responded to a new set of teaching parameters from the original educational brief)

 

Award winners will have their entry fee paid to the next CEFPI Regional Awards. 

(noting that Category 7 is not currently part of the Regional Awards)

Project Types can include any educational facility from Early years through to Tertiary.


The project(s) being recognised will best demonstrate the comprehensive effectiveness of planning, design and construction as outlined in the criteria section of the attached Entry Requirements.


Entry this year will slightly different to last year and be via online form only. We will provide a link and instructions to all registrants at the end of the registration period.


The fee for each project entered will be $230 + GST. Each entry will receive a copy of our annual awards publication as part of the registration fee. 

Projects withdrawn between registration and submission closing will receive a 50% refund only. No refund will be available after the submission closing date.


Registrations close at midnight on the 11th September 2015, and submissions will be due by 12th October 2015.


You can enter up to three projects per registration, however there is no limit on the number of entries a member can make.


Download Entry information here: Awards Entry information.pdf

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