Register: NOV/30/2017, Submit: DEC/15/2017, Eligibility: Individual professionals, temporary grouping, architectural-engineering firms, the contractor companies, Fee: 120 EUR, Awards: “Built projects”: Winner 5,000 EUR; 2 Runner-up 2,500 EUR each; Fassa Bortolo Special Prize 3,000 EUR
The International Architectural Restoration Prize entitled “Fassa Bortolo Domus Restoration and Preservation”, conceived and promoted in 2010 by Fassa S.r.l., owner of the Fassa Bortolo brand, and by the Ferrara University Department of Architecture to celebrate its twentieth anniversary, was established for the purpose of rewarding and promoting to the public at large architectural restoration works that have managed to best interpret the preservation principles shared by the scientific community, including through the use of contemporary forms of expression.
Due to the required specific business skills in this area, the Prize is aimed at identifying not only the designers but also the contractor companies that have carried out the restoration work.
The prize is held annually and is divided into two sections alternated every 2 years as follows:
- entries submitted as “Built projects”: designers from both the private or public sector and the restoration companies that completed the works will be awarded Gold and Silver medals;
- entries submitted as “Undergraduate, Graduate, Master, PhD and Graduate School Theses”: Gold and Silver medals will be appointed to Undergraduate, Graduate, Master, PhD and Graduate School Theses considered by the jury to be award-worthy for specific aspects.
FASSA BORTOLO SPECIAL PRIZE
From the Fifth Edition, together with the “Built projects” section, the Fassa Bortolo Special Prize had been introduced, as a recognition conceived to award and promote those projects proving the proper use of solutions from the Fassa Bortolo Integrated System or main related Systems, following the principles of conservation of heritage, of sustainability and of high quality architecture. The entries for the Special Prize may be submitted by taking part to the competition for the Built project section with the same project, thus entering the list of works that can be selected, and by submitting the further relevant documentation:
- declaration certifying the use of the Fassa Bortolo Integrated Systems or main related Systems (Plasterboard, Application Systems, Plasters and Rehabilitation Works, Colour System, Coatings etc.), mentioning the company that applied the system on construction site;
- related photographic documentation of technical details and construction site.
The works must have been completed within 10 years from the publication date of this competition notice.