The competition „Estonian Concrete Building of the Year 2016“ begins

Concrete Association of Estonia and Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia have announced the „Concrete Building of the Year 2016“ competition. The aim of the contest is to contribute to the architectural concrete, concrete construction and concrete technology development, as well as to raise the reputation of concrete as a domestic building material.

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„Concrete as the most widely used building material has perpetuated itself into the solid choice of the builder,” says the chairman of the Estonian Concrete Association Tiit Roots. „This year, a number of important buildings will be established. We expect them to take part in our competition,” added Roots.

Conditions to enter the concrete building construction:

- Buildings – structures and constructions – that will be delivered to the owner during the year 2016;

- Buildings that have previously not been submitted to the competition.

- Also designs and proceedings can be submitted.

The winner of the contest is a proceeding or object that invests in the work of the entrepreneurs registered in Estonia and concrete material purveyed locally. Professional engineering and construction is also an important aspect of the selection process, also exactingness, quality and innovation of the contestant.

The grand prix goes to the author of the winning idea. The owner, engineer, constructor, supplier of formwork and concrete producer will be denoted.

The jury comprises of representatives of the Union of Estonian Architects, the Concrete Association of Estonia, the Estonian Association of Civil Engineers, the Estonian Association of Construction Entrepreneurs, the Estonian Association of Architectural and Consulting Engineering Companies, the Association of Construction Material Producers of Estonia, AS Kunda Nordic Tsement and constructional media. The jury is summoned by the promoter of the contest.

The deadline of submission is the 1st of December 2016.

The winner will be announced on the Estonian Concrete Day in March 2017.

The annual contest – The best concrete building of the year – has been organized for 16 years.

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