Nominations for the 2019 Church Architecture Awards are now open. The awards, run by the National Churches Trust and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association, are open to projects including new buildings, re-orderings, roof, spire or tower repairs and extensions.
- The Presidents’ Award is for the best new church buildings and new designs in church re-ordering, alterations or extensions. Projects are eligible if they have been completed within the last three years or after the Practical Completion stage in their development. The award is open to church buildings of all Christian denominations in the UK.
- The King of Prussia Gold Medal is for the best church conservation or repair projects. The award is open to the architect or chartered surveyor on any scheme of repair for a church or chapel of any Christian denomination in the UK, in use for regular worship, and over one hundred years old. The scheme must have been funded by a grant or loan from the National Churches Trust, or would have been eligible for such a grant or loan, and have been completed within the last three years.
- The Young Church Architect or Surveyor of the Year recognises the contribution being made to church buildings by architects in the early stages of their career. It is given to young architect who has worked on a winning or shortlisted design entered for The King of Prussia Gold Medal or the Presidents’ Award.
Nominations can be made online by completing a simple form www.nationalchurchestrust.org/how-we-help/2019-architecture-awards
The closing date is 1 July 2019.
A shortlist will be published in September and the award ceremony will take place on 31 October 2019. Judges include HRH The Duke of Gloucester and Revd Lucy Winkett. If you’d like to speak to someone about the awards, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 020 7222 0605.