How to enter

Fill in the form on this page and upload the submission files.


Submissions for the Awards (excluding the Student Award) must be designed by a qualified architect or by an architectural practice with at least one director / principal who is a registered architect.


All entries must be from architects, or architectural practices whose offices are local* to Manchester. Please note, entries from practices whose offices have multiple locations: the project must have been undertaken by an architect practising predominantly within the office local* to Manchester to be eligible. Projects themselves can be located anywhere.

Student Award: Eligible for students of the Manchester School of Architecture and students studying BSc (Hons) Architecture, or MArch Architecture, at the University of Salford.

*For the purposes of the Awards “local” is defined as being within a 25-kilometre radius of Manchester City Centre (measured from Manchester Central Library). Project requirements Submissions for the “built” project categories must have been completed and occupied prior to January 2024 and after December 2021. Projects must not have been submitted previously within the same category, unless it was previously “unbuilt” and is now “built”. Student Award: Project must be a final project for final year of the undergraduate degree, or final year of Masters / Post-graduate degree, and must be from Academic Year 2023/24.