Fit Out Project of the Year - Public Sector


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Once you have created your PDF submission and you have all items in the Items Checklist, submit your entry via the Online Entry Form. CLICK HERE.

This award recognises the outstanding fit out of a public building undertaken on the island of Ireland that was completed, or substantially completed, within the past 12 months. Public buildings of all types are eligible for this category – whether they are office fit outs, or projects involving healthcare buildings, schools and colleges, retail, leisure… or anything else delivered by any form of Government or public sector agency. Who can enter: the project’s lead fit out designer (individual or company), or a project collaborator (if they have the fit out designer’s permission to enter as we can only accept one submission per project). Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission (no cover pages): the judges ask you to address the key criteria set out below in a clear written manner, backed up by project photos (4 minimum), laying out any additional information - plans, section drawings, tables, graphics, videos etc. - so that it is clear and easy to understand.

Entry is by a 5-page A4 PDF submission; the judges will be looking for a clear plan and evidence that it is delivering on core objectives, paying attention to the criteria listed below.

  • Project Brief & Details: Please provide a brief description of the project including the fit out brief, contract value, square footage and the dates of commencement and completion. Where relevant, outline any environmental, health & wellbeing considerations made.
  • Project Team: Please include a full list of the team that were involved in the project, i.e., client, designers, architects, mechanical and electrical engineers, project managers, contractors, and key suppliers etc.
  • Execution: What was your concept and how did you fulfil the brief?
  • Innovation: Please detail any innovations that you introduced through this project.
  • Challenges: Please highlight any challenges faced during the project and how they were overcome.
  • Supporting Facts & Testimonials: Please include any other statements or facts that support your entry, including client testimonials if possible.