Categorisation for Overseas Projects
E1 is renamed to recognise the creation of meaningful public places, that combines urban structures, hardscapes, landscaping, lighting, public furniture, etc. These places facilitate human interaction and activity that enlivens the overall urban environment. These places can be public spaces or within private developments.
E6 aims to encourage innovative use of materials, and to promote creative, elegant architectural construction detailing that pushes the envelope for unique expressions. These may especially be targeted to address a building’s climatic responsiveness and/or performance, to address energy conservation and sustainability. Entries can be architectural elements that are integral parts of a building, or construction methods and techniques. Design drawings, process tests, reports, investigations through photographic record and final execution with explanations to illustrate innovation and performance will be required. For further elaboration, you may refer to “The Attributes of a Sustainable Built Environment” as a guide.
E7 aims to acknowledge architectural design excellence that brings positive change to a community. These projects are credited for providing quality spaces, creating opportunities for cultural, educational, charity and/or social equality that uplift the human spirit and living environment.
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