excellence in masonry awards

The Excellence in Masonry competition is a showcase for architectural design in masonry. A panel of judges critique the entries based on skill, uniqueness, and mastery. A sculpture, created by artist Sue Landerman, is given to the Excellence award winner each year, as well as a framed copy of the artwork designed in the Young Architects Forum competition.

Excellence

To be held by the winning architect until the next Excellence in Masonry Competition. The Excellence Award is a specially-commissioned, original sculpture by Sue Landerman, a freelance designer and sculptor. Plus the winner will receive a limited edition print award.

Honor

To the architect, owner, and masonry contractor. The Honor Award will be a limited edition print of the winning design from the yearly Young Architects Forum Graphic Design Competition.

Merit

To the architect, owner, and masonry contractor. The Merit Award will be a limited edition print of the winning design from the yearly Young Architects Forum Graphic Design Competition.

 

entry requirements

  1. All projects must be located, constructed, and completed, between January 2012 and September 2015, in the state of Tennessee.
  2. More than one entry may be submitted by an architect or architectural firm.
  3. Masonry (brick, block, stone, tile, glass block) must be the predominant material used in the project.
  4. Entries must meet all rules of this competition in order to be considered for an award. 
  5. One entry form must be completed for each submission and mailed or hand delivered with the entry fee to be received by noon on Monday, May 15th, 2017.

Entry Fees

  • First Project Submitted: MIT Members - $100  Non-Members - $150

  • Each Additional Project: MIT Members - $50  Non-Members - $75

Entries with appropriate fees must be mailed or delivered to:

Masonry Institute of Tennessee
P.O. Box 41654
Nashville, TN 37204
or
1421 Highway 49E
Ashland City, TN 37015

Entry Rules and Regulations

  1. Download or request template. Visit www.masonryinsttn.com and download the PowerPoint template. If there is any trouble downloading the template, e-mail info@masonryinsttn.com with “Excellence in Masonry Template Request” as the subject. The PowerPoint template will be e-mailed to you in return.

  2. Complete and return the PowerPoint template including pictures of the following:
    A. Site plan (a scanned rendering is acceptable)
    B. Floor plan(s)
    C. Exterior elevations
    D. Interior masonry (if pertinent)
    E. Featured masonry details
    F. 2-5 pictures of the project (one of which must be a black and white digital photo).

  3. The completed PowerPoint template should contain pictures from above (A through F). The total number of slides submitted should not exceed 12. All images placed in the template should also be saved in a separate folder.

  4. Completed template and folder of images may be saved and returned by mail or in person on a CD or 100MB Zip disk. Please label the CD or disk with your company name and name of the structure. Include your entry form with the CD or disk.