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The competition will be divided into 2 categories:

  1. Built (completed projects)
  2. Unbuilt (Projects in design or under construction)

Submissions will be assessed on best use of roof windows in each category.

Competition Rules

The following project criteria must be met by each submission:

  • The designer must practice in Scotland and submit a project designed in Scotland.
  • Projects can be located anywhere in the UK.
  • All projects must feature a Velux roof window.
  • Projects must be either in the design/construction stage or completed.
  • There will be no timeframe restrictions applied to projects.
  • Designers are permitted to vote for their own entry.
  • Voters are restricted to one vote per person (in each category).
  • Voters are prohibited from voting for an entry of a work colleague.
  • Misuse of online voting will be penalised at the discretion of the judges.
  • There is no restriction to number of entries per Designer/practice and applicants are encouraged to enter all projects which they think meet the criteria.

Competition Procurement Process

The competition process will be split into two stages. Stage 1 will involve the assessment of all submissions to generate a shortlist of up to 4 projects to be put forward in each category. Stage 2 is the public online vote through Agency Spring microsite.

Built Category

Stage 1 will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Submissions will be scored by judges in three categories (Design, aesthetics and detailing). Each category will carry equal weighting.
  • Scores from the judges will be collated to identify the shortlisted submissions.

Stage 2 is assessed on the following criteria:

  • The public vote (via microsite)
  • The public vote equates to 100% of the scoring at this stage.

Unbuilt Category

Stage 1 will be assessed on the following criteria:

  • Submissions will be scored by judges in three categories (Design, innovation and detailing). Each category will carry equal weighting.
  • Scores from the judges will be collated to identify the shortlisted submissions.

Stage 2 is assessed on the following criteria:

  • The public vote (via microsite)
  • The public vote equates to 100% of the scoring at this stage.

Selection Panel for Stage 1

Submission Requirements

Bidding designers/practices are required to submit the following:

  • Brief description of the project details, including location (no more than 150 words).
  • Explanation as to why they believe it is an exemplary example of roof window design or construction.
  • Photographs of the completed project (if applicable)
  • Design drawings, illustrations or sketches of the design.
  • Applicant’s details (to be submitted through portal with entry).
  • Agree to competition Terms & Conditions.