Entries open for the 2018 Church Architecture Awards
Published: Monday, April 30, 2018
Enter now for the 2018 Church Architecture Awards, which celebrate the best new church architecture and innovative conservation work.
The National Churches Trust and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association (EASA) are looking for the best new church buildings and extensions, and top repair or conservation architecture.
The judges for the King of Prussia Gold Medal Award 2018 will include HRH The Duke Gloucester KG GCVO, Vice-President of the National Churches Trust, and Prince Nicholas von Preussen, Patron of EASA.
This year, Bob Allies, founder and partner of Allies and Morrison LLP, will be a special guest judge.
New church buildings can be entered for The Presidents' Award.
The Presidents’ Award is awarded on behalf of the National Churches Trust's Joint Presidents, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association President. The winning church or chapel will receive a £500 prize.
King of Prussia Gold Medal
Innovative church conservation or repair work can be entered for The King of Prussia's Gold Medal.
The Gold Medal was the gift of King Freidrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia in 1857 who was highly impressed with British Victorian church architecture. The architects responsible for the winning project will receive the prestigious King of Prussia Gold Medal. The winning church or chapel will receive a £500 prize.
Young Architect or Surveyor of the Year
A 'Young Church Architect or Surveyor of the Year' award will be awarded to an architect or surveyor under 40 or in the early stages of their career who has worked on a winning or shortlisted design entered for either award.
How to enter a project
The deadline for submitting projects is 13 July 2018. A shortlist will be announced in September. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony to be held in London on 1 November 2018.
Nominations for the two awards can be made by architects, chartered surveyors, churches and chapels, and anyone else with a passion for great church architecture.
Submitting a nomination can be done online by competing a simple form.