Call for Entries: 2018 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation
15th May 2018, Penang, Malaysia
DATE: 15/5/2018
"Submissions are now being accepted for the 2018 Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

This year´s awards cycle will mark the launch of a three-year partnership with Think City, a Malaysian urban renewal body that will support the programme and host the annual Awards Jury meeting in Penang, Malaysia.

The UNESCO Asia-Pacific Awards for Cultural Heritage Conservation celebrate exemplary efforts by individuals and organizations to restore or conserve structures, places and properties of heritage value in the region. Winning projects demonstrate a thorough understanding of the place, sound technical achievement and significant social and policy impact.

Eligible projects must have been completed within the last 10 years. Houses, commercial and institutional buildings, historic towns and villages, archaeological sites and cultural landscapes, for example, are all suitable for entry.
Winners will be announced in early November 2018 in the following categories: "Award of Excellence", "Award of Distinction", "Award of Merit", "Honourable Mention" and "Award for New Design in Heritage Contexts". The "Award for New Design in Heritage Contexts" is given to newly-built structures that demonstrate outstanding design which is well-integrated into historic contexts.

The deadline for receipt of materials is 15 May 2018."

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