Posted by: ian ruaraidh harrison | July 15, 2008

Summer competition

Hey Guys,

Just passing on this information, it might suit any of you if you happen to be working with a space/ building from the right period : 1660-1840.

/Ian.

>>> “Georgian Group” <robert@georgiangroup.org.uk> 13/07/2008 21:47 >>>
LATEST: The drawing prize will be presented at The Ritz, London, on 26 November
by a very special guest of honour (details to be publicised nearer the time).
The winner will receive £1000 and a trophy designed by Quinlan Terry.

INVITATION TO ENTER

> In celebration of The Prince of Wales’s sixtieth birthday in November, The
> Georgian Group, in association with The Prince’s Drawing School and the
> Traditional Architecture Group of the Royal Institute of British Architects,
> is organising a prize competition for a measured drawing of a Georgian
> building.
>
> The aim of the competition, which is open to British, Commonwealth and US
> citizens under 40, is to promote and reward excellence in measured
> architectural drawing and to encourage close study and understanding of
> Georgian buildings. Work completed since 1 January 2007 is eligible.
>
> For the purposes of the competition, the term ‘Georgian building’ means any
> building completed in the period 1660-1840, whether in Britain or elsewhere.
>
> First prize is £1000, second prize is £750 and third prize is £500. Winning
> and shortlisted entries will be exhibited in London.
>
> Full details and an entry form are attached. They can also be downloaded from
> www.georgiangroup.org.uk. The deadline for entries is Friday 19 September
> 2008.
>
> Printed copies of the form and poster are available on request.
>
> BACKGROUND NOTE
>
> The Georgian Group, founded in 1937, is the British charity for the protection
> of Georgian buildings, townscapes, monuments, parks and gardens. It has a
> statutory role in advising English and Welsh planning authorities on proposals
> to alter or demolish listed Georgian buildings and handles around 6000 such
> applications every year. His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales is Patron of
> The Georgian Group.
>
> FURTHER INFORMATION
>
> Robert Bargery, Director, The Georgian Group
> 6 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 5DX, UNITED KINGDOM
>
> +44 (0)20 7529 8928
> 07766 690720
>
> robert@georgiangroup.org.uk

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