To promote sustainable projects created using clay pavers
REWARDING SUSTAINABLE AND LIVABLE PLACES SHAPED WITH CLAY PAVERS
The Vande Moortel Clay Paver Awards promote and support unique designs using Clay Pavers. Schemes that meet today’s challenges like sustainability, accessibility, cost/efficiency and many more.
It is our strong believe that because of their characteristics our clay pavers belong in these high demanding spaces. As a result we want to promote the ones containing our products and reward the designers and architects responsible. Big or small, private or public.
- Small projects: For any domestic project of less than 250 m² with clay pavers.
- Medium and large projects: For any domestic project more than 250 m² with clay pavers.
- Contemporary: For any contemporary design with clay pavers.
- Commercial or Public Space: For any commercial or public space project with clay pavers.
(Projects must include Vande Moortel Clay Pavers to enter the competition and finished after january 2015)
Golden winners of Clay Paver Award 2017.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE?
Fill in the form below
until the end of April 2019. Additionally you may tweet, pin or Instagram you projects using the #claypaverawards2018.
THE JURY & PRIZES
A panel of international leading landscape design connoisseurs will pick a winner out of each category.
- Peter Vande Moortel (CEO Brickworks Vande Moortel)
- Herman van den Bossche (Vise Chairman of the Belgian federation of garden and landscape architects)
- Martin Wirtz from Wirtz International
- John Wyer from Bowles & Wyer
- Ben Kuipers (Ir. Landscape Architect, Board Member of the NVTL and Advisor for Landscape for ‘Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands’)
Herman van den Bossche
Chairman of the Jury is Herman van den Bossche. He is heritage researcher historical gardens and parks for the Flemish Government. He is Vise Chairman of the Belgian federation of garden and landscape architects and he is also delegate of IFLA Europe.
Landscape architect Martin Wirtz from Schoten, Belgium has been running the family company of the same name with his brother Peter for several years. The company was founded in 1950 by their father Jacques Wirtz and designs garden and landscape projects all over the world (Belgium, Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Spain, France, England, Portugal and America). The agency broke through internationally with the design of the Belgian pavilion at the World Fair in 1970 in Osaka, Japan. Later, the former French President François Mitterrand asked Wirtz for a design for the Parisian Jardin du Carrousel and the Tuileries (near the Louvre) followed by the redesign of the gardens of the Elyséé.
John Wyer from Bowles & Wyer from the United Kingdom has more than 25 professional experience and has designed hundreds of landscape projects, from small private gardens to larger projects. In addition, they have already won a total of 40 prestigious awards (SGD Awards, BALI National Awards, Vande Moortel Clay Paver Award 2017 ...). John Wyer, together with Chris Bowles, founded Bowles & Wyer in 1993.
Ben Kuipers is an independent landscape architect advisor in the Netherlands: "I have been passionate about shaping the space we live in. For over 30 years, it has been my mission to contribute to a living landscape and livable cities as a public domain. With people, for people. Flexible and focused on development over time." Ben Kuipers is one of the board members of the Netherlands Association for Garden- and Landscape Architecture. Since 2010 he also works as an external advisor for the Chief Government Architect of the Netherlands for issues concerning outdoor space.
The winner of each category receives;
- A unique customized reward
- A citytrip in the historical center of Ghent for two people including a dinner in a renowned restaurant
- A professional photoshoot of their project.
The winners will be announced in june 2019 in the new headquarters of Vande Moortel in Oudenaarde, Belgium.
- General design
- Match with the surroundings
- Combination with other materials
- Application of the materials
All entries will receive a thank you present.
All submitted photos with sufficient resolution can be incorporated in our brochures and online communication.
All photographs taken by the professional photographer can be used by the designer of the project.