About the Lieutenant Governor Award of Excellence in Architecture

Objective

Gala_Reception_-_March_18_2005_014-rs_smallThe objective of the Lieutenant Governor Award of Excellence in Architecture is to recognize and celebrate outstanding architectural design in recently completed projects by New Brunswick Architects.

Feeling, function and form are parts of architecture. Good architecture creates a built-environment that is engaging, efficient and exciting. Rather than strive for mediocrity, good architecture harnesses creativity in a new way.

Eligibility is open to all projects built in New Brunswick, which New Brunswick architects were the lead design architects, registered with the AANB at the time of project completion, are eligible to be submitted. Any built work may be submitted including new construction, renovation, restoration, and additions to existing buildings; urban, rural or suburban works, of any project size.

About the Award

This award will provide:

  • Recognition of outstanding architectural design by New Brunswick Architects.
  • An opportunity to celebrate the achievements of New Brunswick Architects.LG-PeterPowning-President-Award
  • An opportunity to increase public understanding of the context and fabric of New Brunswick architecture and to increase public understanding of how architecture reflects the society that builds it.
  • An opportunity to highlight the social, cultural, historical and economic forces expressed in New Brunswick’s built environment.
  • An opportunity to foster the value of architecture in our daily lives.

Eligibility

Projects built in New Brunswick, New Brunswick architects were the lead design architects, registered with the AANB at the time of project completion, are eligible to be submitted. Any built work may be submitted including new construction, renovation, restoration, and additions to existing buildings; urban, rural or suburban works, of any project size.

Awards

lg-president-launchThis competition will result in the awarding of one Lieutenant Governor’s Award of Excellence in Architecture and up to three Awards of Merit in Architecture. The projects will be judged on their own merits, there are no categories of project types.

Jury

Jury members are to be confirmed. The jury will contain representation from national, regional and local perspectives.

All submissions will be prescreened for conformance to the submission criteria, prior to being judged. The decision of the Jury will be final.