Miami, Fla.— The Spanish Ceramic Tile Manufacturers’ Association (ASCER) has called for entries for the annual Tile of Spain Awards of Architecture and Interior Design.
Sponsored by Endesa, Weber-Saint Gobain, the Port Authority of Valencia and CESCE, the Tile of Spain Awards are intended to promote the use of Spanish ceramic tiles in architecture and interior design projects worldwide.
For the 18th edition of the awards, the panel of judges is made up of internationally acclaimed professionals working in the sector. Founder of the prestigious studio MVRDV and architect, Jacob van Rijs will chair the panel of judges joined by architects and designers Inês Lobo, David Lorente, Eugeni Bach, Tomoko Sakamoto and Ramon Monfort.
The Tile of Spain Awards offer cash prizes totaling more than $44,000 that are divided among three areas. The two main categories – Architecture and Interior Design – each have a cash prize of more than $19,000. Special mentions may also be made in both categories, based on the judges’ criteria. The third category, the Final Degree Project, targets students of architecture and has a cash prize of more than $5,000. In all three categories, entries are welcome from both Spanish and international participants.
Entries are being accepted now through October 24, 201