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The fifth edition of the ceramics and the project
The architectural competition organized by Confindustria Ceramica and Cersaie to reward and give visibility to the best achievements in Italian ceramic tiles.
Three architectural categories will compete for the prize: institutional buildings, residential, commercial. Are admitted to the competition achievements from scratch, renovations, architectural salvage.
Architects and interior designers interested should still be resident in Italy and must present works completed between January 2013 and January 2016.
It is targeted to works from scratch, a restructuring or architectural salvage operations, focusing on the use of ceramic products of companies that adhere to Ceramics of Italy, the collective mark that guarantees the excellence and Italian quality.
On the website www.laceramicaeilprogetto.it you can download the competition notice and fill out the online registration form. Participation in the contest is completely free and you can submit more than one project for the same category or categories by 16 May.
The jury, composed by architects Sebastiano Brandolini, Michael Cameron and Cino Zucchi, will evaluate the projects submitted on the basis of creativity, functionality and aesthetic taste of accomplishment, considering the design overall, the use of ceramic tiles, the quality of installation and environmental enhancement made possible by sustainable material. The winning designer in each category will be awarded a prize of 5,000 euros.
The award ceremony will take place within the summer 2016 under an event Ceramics of Italy, in a prestigious Italian location.
Were 60 participants at the last edition of the prize.
Commercial Hospitality category, the prize went to the study Cardenas project Architects recovery Rank Winery on Entu (Sardinia) designed with both commercial environments Marazzi tiles-producing areas. The Institutional Category sees the first prize awarded to studio Archea Associati for the Church of the mercy of Terranuova Bracciolini made with tiles Taginae, made specifically