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UIA Architecture and Children Golden Cubes Awards 2013/14 - Call for Submissions

 



Organized by the Union International of Architects (UIA) Architecture & Children Work Programme, the UIA Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Awards 2013/2014 (“the Awards”) is now calling for submissions.
 
The aim of the Awards is to honor people and organizations that help children and young people to understand architecture. Entrants are invited to submit entries describing activities or products designed to teach children and young people, from pre-school up to and including the age of 18, to understand architectural design and the processes by which our environment is formed. The submissions should be relating to an activity which is currently active, or to a product produced, or an event which has taken place, at any time between September 2011 and 15 March 2014.
 
There are 4 award categories:-
 
1. School Award
This Award is open to any school providing general education in accordance with the state or national curriculum to children and young people. (Schools providing specialist or vocational education in the fields of art, design, architecture or related fields are NOT eligible in this category.)
 
2. Institution Award
This Award is open to Museums, Galleries, Foundations, Associations and other organisations, either singly or in collaboration with others, in any field. (Schools providing specialist or vocational education in the fields of art, design, architecture or related fields may enter in this category).
 
3. Written Media Award
This Award is open to individuals and organisations working in the field of written media (articles, books, magazines, non audio-visual educational tools)
 
4. Audio-visual Media Award
This Award is open to individuals and organisations working in the field of audio-visual media
(documentaries, films, TV programmes, audio-visual educational tools).
 
For further information about the Awards and to download the application package, please visit http://uia-architecture-children.bak.de/awards-en.html. If you have any questions about the Awards that you wish to submit to UIA, please send them to HKIA Secretariat on or before 30 October 2013.
 
As UIA National Member Section, the Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA) will run the first phase selection process (i.e. National Level) in Hong Kong and nominate one entry for each award category for submission to enter the second phase of selection where the International Jury will evaluate and select the Nominated Entries for the Awards.
 
Members of the National Jury of the UIA Member Section of Hong Kong for the UIA Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Awards 2013/2014 are:-
 
1.       Mr. Leslie LU ( Architect, President of the National Jury)
2.       Mr. Paul CHU (Architect)
3.       Mr. Trevor IU (Architect)
4.       Ms. Law Suk-kwan, Lilian, JP (Executive Director of The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong)
5.       Dr. Albert Chau (Dean of Student Affairs and Director of General Education, HKU)
 
Submissions for the Awards should reach the HKIA Secretariat by 5pm 15 February 2014.  



 
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