Clay Paver Awards

 

 

 

 

REWARDING SUSTAINABLE 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 belief 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, indoor or outdoor

 

CATEGORIES

City gardens


For typically small, walled gardens in dense urban settings. Minimum space with maximum comfort. This may include rooftop gardens. Projects must be permanent and privately held.

Medium & large residential gardens


For medium and large residential projects of any size. The project must be permanent and privately held.

Commercial & communal gardens


For public and semi-public landscape projects near large residential housing projects, offices, stores, lodging facilities or other commercial businesses. The project must be co-owned or commercially held.

Public Space


For all landscaping projects within the public space such as public squares, parks and other public accessible areas. The project may not be privately held.

PRIZES

THE GOLD AWARD WINNER OF EACH CATEGORY RECEIVES:

  • A unique customized award
  • A cheque for the amount of € 1500
  • A place in our hall of fame, recognition and visibility on our website, social media, newsletter...

THE SILVER AWARD WINNER OF EACH CATEGORY RECEIVES:

  • A unique customized award
  • A cheque for the amount of € 1000
  • A place in our hall of fame, recognition and visibility on our website, social media, newsletter...

THE BRONZE AWARD WINNER OF EACH CATEGORY RECEIVES:

  • A unique customized award
  • A cheque for the amount of € 500
  • A place in our hall of fame, recognition and visibility on our website, social media, newsletter...

 

Projects must include Vande Moortel Clay Pavers to enter the competition and must have been completed after January 2016. Temporary show gardens from other competitions are not allowed.

CLICK HERE TO SEE THE WINNERS PREVIOUS EDITIONS

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

  • General design
  • Match with the surroundings
  • Combination with other materials
  • Application of the materials
  • The green scheme
  • Sustainable touch

WHAT MAKES A SUCCESFUL ENTRY?

  • Provide us with a clear motivation and make us understand your vision
  • Schemes are a great tool to convince judges
  • Use quality images to show the big picture as well as the details
  • Don't forget the green and sustainable aspect

 

HOW TO PARTICIPATE

Participation for the Clay Paver Award 2020-2021 is possible until 12 November 2021.
You can follow the participating projects through the #claypaverawards on all social media channels.

THE JURY

 

Denis Dujardin is a Flemish 'nomadic' landscape and urbanism consultant who designs different settings in a range of diverse scenographic contexts. He is a lecturer in contemporary landscapes at the Catholic University of Louvain-la-Neuve, the Faculty of Architecture in Brussels and a guest lecturer in architecture and urbanism. In his 35 years of experience as a landscape designer his references extend a long way beyond national borders.

Dujardin writes essays on art, more specifically on painting and is a distinguished botanical expert. He has been the chairman of the jury at the international garden show in St-Jean-de-Beauregard (Paris) since 2009. Member of Hilliers/Lancaster Botanical Talkgroup. (With Roy Lancaster – Romsey GB)

 

 

Lodewijk Baljon graduated with honours from Wageningen Agricultural University and obtained his PhD by writing a thesis on Designing Parks. He works in Amsterdam with two partners in a team of 12 designers on diverse projects ranging from private to public, from landscape architecture to urban design and from design to research.

As a landscape architect, he has won numerous awards including the Dutch Landscape Architecture Award and Construction Award. Lodewijk is also supervisor of sites such as Schiphol Trade Park (the most sustainable business park in Europe), the Leidsche Rijn Centre and Waalfront Nijmegen and he was Visiting Design Critic at Harvard Graduate Design School

 

 

Marc Gregory has been in the forefront of the horticultural and landscaping industry for the past thirty-two years. He lectures widely and internationally on a wide range of topics from horticulture to many landscape related topics. Gregory is a senior RHS Garden Assessor and Garden Judge, he has been involved at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show for over 30 years. Mark is immediate past chairman of the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) and National Council of the Horticultural Trades Association (HTA) and former Co-Director of the London College of Garden Design.

Industry peers and colleagues recently voted Mark the first ‘Overall Winner’ of ‘ProLandscaper’s Most Influential in the Landscape Industry’ at the inaugural ProLandscaper Business Awards.

 

 

AWARDS CEREMONY

Depending on the situation the winners will be announced in the end of 2021 in a Facebook Live event or in the new headquarters of Vande Moortel in Oudenaarde, Belgium. 

 
 

 

Additional information.
 

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.

Click here to read the contest rules.