Entries for the 2024 York Design awards are now open!

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York’s property developers, housebuilders, homeowners and architects are being urged to enter buildings developed in the last five years into the 2022 York Design Awards before the extended deadline of 14th April.

Ann Reid, Chair of the York Design Awards said: “We’ve received some excellent applications so far but believe many more projects should be considered for these worthy awards.  So we’ve decided to extend the closing date for entries by two weeks. We’d urge as many people as possible to submit their buildings for independent scrutiny and don’t miss this chance to be named the best of the best this city has to offer in terms of architecture and design.

“There are eight categories to choose from, often with multiple winners in each category.  The awards are free to enter and cover residential, commercial, open spaces, public buildings, and restoration/refurbishment projects.”

Previous winners include York Theatre Royal, the Hiscox Building, Derwenthorpe Phase 2, Rowntree Park Skate Park and The Red Tower as well as a number of privately-owned homes.

A panel of independent judges, all architects, will spend two days in May personally visiting every entry, before choosing the winners.

The awards programme operates with the generous support of a number of sponsors who have a strong association with the city including Shepherd Group, O’Neill Associates, Innovate Associates, LEDA, York Architectural Association, York Civic Trust, York Conservation Trust, City of York Council, The Partners Group, United By Design, Ravage Productions, Crombie Wilkinson, Fulprint, York Explore, York Press and Malmaison Hotel.

Application forms and details of how to enter the prestigious awards, which are open to builders, architects, developers and building owners, is be available at www.yorkdesignawards.org. Closing date for entries is 14th April.

Winners will be announced and presented with their awards at the presentation evening which takes place on Monday 4th July at the Yorkshire Museum.

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