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Call for entries: Tile of Spain Awards 2020

Architects, designers and students are invited to submit projects for the prestigious global competition, which is sponsored this year by ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones and Endesa

In association with
Winner of the Architecture category at the Tile of Spain Awards 2019: PICHarchitects/Pich-Aguilera and 2BMFG Arquitectes for the Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre, Barcelona.
Winner of the Architecture category at the Tile of Spain Awards 2019: PICHarchitects/Pich-Aguilera and 2BMFG Arquitectes for the Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre, Barcelona. Credit: Aldo Amoretti

Now in its 19th year, the Tile of Spain Awards are organised by the Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) with the aim of recognising international projects that use Spanish-made ceramics in innovative ways.

A total prize fund of 39,000 Euros will be divided between three categories, which will highlight creativity in architecture, interior design and a final degree project by an architecture student.

This year the winners of the two main prizes - architecture and interior design - will each receive 17,000 Euros, while the winner of the final degree project will receive 5,000 Euros.

Every year a panel of judges comprising some of the world’s most respected architectural and design professionals reviews a wide spectrum of entries from Spain and beyond.

  • Winner of the Interior Design category at the Tile of Spain Awards 2019: The waiting room areas inside the platforms of a bus station in Badajoz by José María Sánchez García.
    Winner of the Interior Design category at the Tile of Spain Awards 2019: The waiting room areas inside the platforms of a bus station in Badajoz by José María Sánchez García. Credit: RN Fotógrafos
  • Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre, Barcelona.
    Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre, Barcelona. Credit: Aldo Amoretti
  • Bus station in Badajoz.
    Bus station in Badajoz. Credit: RN Fotógrafos
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In 2019, the jury awarded first prize in the Architecture category to PICHarchitects/Pich-Aguilera and 2BMFG Arquitectes for the Santa Creu and Sant Pau Hospital Research Centre in Barcelona, which features a permeable ceramic envelope on its facade.

In the Interior Design category, the waiting room areas inside the platforms of a bus station in Badajoz by José María Sánchez García took first prize for its elegant use of ceramic material.

Entry to this year’s awards is free and submissions are being accepted from now until 23 October 2020. Projects entered must have been completed between January 2018 and October 2020.

For more information on the Tile of Spain Awards 2020 and to register your project, visit tileofspainawards.com


 

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