• Sunday , 19 November 2017

Call for entries: 36th Irish Concrete Society Annual Awards

St Angela's College, Cork St Angela’s College, Cork.

The Irish Concrete Society has announced that it is now seeking entries to the 36th Annual Awards. Established in 1979, the awards recognise excellence in the use of concrete, irrespective of type, scale or complexity. A coveted award scheme, adjudicated by an distinguished independent jury, these awards acknowledge construction achievements in which concrete, in any form, contributes significantly to the build environment.

Previous overall winning projects include:

  • St. Angela’s College, Cork - 35th Award winning project
  • dlr Lexicon Library, Dun Laoghaire  -34th Award winning project
  • Rosie Hackett Bridge, Dublin – 33rd Award winning project
  • The River Erne Bridge, Cavan - 32nd Award winning project

 There will be one overall winner chosen, with category winners in the other sections, depending on the level and quality of entries.

 Entries, which must refer to completed work that commenced in Ireland after January 2014, are broken into three categories:

  • Building
  • Infrastructure
  • Element (Housing or small projects e.g. walls, stairs, paving)
Project tram for St Angela's College accepting their award from Society chairman  Jim Mansfield

Project team for St Angela’s College accepting their award from Society chairman Jim Mansfield

Winners will be announced at our prestigious Awards Evening to be held in March 2018. Winners also have an opportunity to compete at a European level through the European Concrete Societies Network (ECSN) Award scheme, more information at www.ecsn.net.

Nominations, which may be made by Clients, Architects, Consulting Engineers, Material Suppliers, Contractors or others directly involved with the project, must be returned to Executive Officer of the Society before the closing date of Friday 20 October 2017. More information on the rules are included in the nomination form which may be download from our website www.concrete.ie.

The Irish Concrete Society is a not-for-profit, learned society founded in 1973 to support and encourage technical excellence in the design and construction of concrete in Ireland. It is a cross-sectorial, independent, impartial, science and engineering based organisation open to all who have an interest in concrete, in its widest sense.

For more information please contact the Society on (041) 9876466 or email: info@concrete.ie.

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