New church buildings and new designs in church alterations or extensions can be entered for The Presidents' Award.
The Presidents’ Award is awarded on behalf of the National Churches Trust's Joint Presidents, the Archbishops of Canterbury and York, and the Ecclesiastical Architects and Surveyors Association (EASA) President. The architects responsible for the winning project will receive the Presidents’ Award paten and chalice. The winning church or chapel will receive a £500 prize.
Innovative, high quality church conservation or repair work can be entered for The King of Prussia Gold Medal.
The Gold Medal was the gift of King Freidrich Wilhelm IV of Prussia in 1857 to the Incorporated Church Building Society. The architects responsible for the winning project will receive the prestigious King of Prussia Gold Medal. The winning church or chapel will receive a £500 prize.
The 'Young Church Architect or Surveyor of the Year' award is available to an architect or surveyor, young or in the early stages of their career, who has worked on a winning scheme for The King of Prussia Gold Medal or The Presidents' Award.
HRH The Duke of Gloucester, KG GCVO, Vice-President of the National Churches Trust , will be one of the judges for the awards. This year, Bob Allies, founder and partner of Allies and Morrison LLP, will be a special guest judge.
The deadline for submitting projects is 13th July 2018. From the entries, a shortlist will be announced in September and winners will be revealed at a special awards ceremony held in London on Thursday 1st November October 2018.
Nominations for the awards can be made by architects, chartered surveyors, churches and chapels and anyone else with a passion for great church architecture. Submitting a nomination can be done online at https://www.nationalchurchestrust.org/how-we-help/2018-architecture-awards