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The Pineapples Quite simply, we are looking for the best places where people thrive

Criteria The judges will seek to recognise a positive contribution to urban life. They will assess the user experience of the place, and consider whether the development team has created a place where people thrive. Multiple Pineapples can be awarded within each category at the judges’ discretion

 

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Place of the Year

A place is a mixed-use development or a cluster of multiple developments that create a neighbourhood, large or small. The place can be wholly new or a redevelopment. It may be led by a single developer or a variety of stakeholders operating side-by-side.

 

To be considered complete, major construction must be finished and the majority of buildings occupied for at least 12 months.

 

The judges will be looking for a place that thrives, contributes to urban life and encourages people to dwell, live, work, connect, learn or play.

 

Submission requirements: The place must incorporate an outdoor space or street, public or private, that the judges can visit during the judging period. Please submit a description of your project accompanied by drawings, a site maps, photographs and supporting material. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

 

Place in progress

To be considered a Place in Progress, this place must be part-way through its development cycle with at least one phase completed.

 

A place is a mixed-use development or a cluster of multiple developments that create a neighbourhood, large or small. The place can be wholly new or a redevelopment. It may be led by a single developer or a variety of stakeholders operating side-by-side.

 

The judges will be looking for a place that has made a promising start on the journey to completion. They will consider early retail, meanwhile, community outreach projects, events and clever phasing that seeks to foster community, welcome visitors and attract tenants, and contribute to urban life.

 

Submission requirements: The place must incorporate an outdoor space, public or private, that the judges can visit during the judging period. The project must be part-way through its development cycle with at least the first phase completed. Please submit a description of your project accompanied by drawings, a site maps, photographs and supporting material. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

 

 

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Future Place

Future Place seeks to recognise a masterplan, planning application, action plan or design proposal for a place, whether in development or theoretical. If under construction, the first phase should not be complete (see: Place in Progress).

 

A place is a mixed-use development or a cluster of multiple developments that create a neighbourhood, large or small. The place can be wholly new or a redevelopment. It may be led by a single developer or a variety of stakeholders operating side-by-side.

 

The judges will be looking for a future place that seeks to foster community, welcome visitors and attract tenants, contribute to urban life, and encourage people to dwell, live, work, connect, learn or play.

 

Submission requirements: Please submit a description of your project accompanied by masterplan drawings, site maps, CGIs if available, and supporting material. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

 

Creative reuse

Creative reuse refers to the reinvention, refurbishment, retrofit or redeployment of an existing building, structure, product or public space. The judges will be looking for creative reuse projects that celebrate retention over demolition and enhance the urban life of the place. Projects should ideally make a clear positive impact, socially, environmentally and economically.

 

Submission requirements: The project must be complete and it must include the reuse of an existing structure, building or product or part of a structure, building or product. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

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International Future Place

International Future Place seeks to recognise a masterplan, planning application, action plan or design proposal for a place anywhere in the world outside the UK. It can be a real development or a theoretical design concept or competition entry. It may be under construction or have started on site, but should not yet be inhabited or occupied.

 

Places in the UK should enter Future Place

 

A place is a mixed-use development or a cluster of multiple developments that create a neighbourhood, large or small. The place can be wholly new, or a redevelopment.

 

The judges will be looking for a future place that seeks to foster community, welcome visitors and attract tenants, contribute to urban life, and encourage people to dwell, live, work, connect, learn or play.

 

Submission requirements: Please submit a description of your project accompanied by masterplan drawings, site maps, CGIs if available, and supporting material. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the w/c 12 July, 2021, after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

 

Activation

Activation celebrates meanwhile projects, pop-ups, installations or other happenings and initiatives that enhance the life of a place.

 

The judges will be looking for a singular work or event that has contributed to the life of a place, either through its fostering of community, welcoming visitors and attracting tenants, or generally encouraging people to dwell, live, work, connect, learn or play.

 

Submission requirements: The project must be complete. It must be able to be visited by the judges, however if it is a meanwhile use, event or temporary intervention, adequate documentation (photographs, testimonials, videos, drawings, etc.) must be provided for consideration by the judges. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

 

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Public space

Public space recognises completed landscape and public space projects, large and small, new or reimagined, that enhance the life of the wider place.

 

The judges will be looking for a public space that has made a positive environmental and social contribution to the place, while encouraging people to dwell, visit, connect or play.

 

Submission requirements: The project must be complete. It must be able to be visited by the judges. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

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Sustainable transport

Sustainable transport recognises infrastructure, such as cycleways, pedestrianisation, new public transport initiatives, low emission zones, etc. which contribute positively to the wider place.

 

The judges will be looking for initiatives that make a positive environmental, economic and/or social impact.

 

Submission requirements: The project must be complete. It must be able to be visited by the judges. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

 

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Community engagement

Community engagement recognises an initiative to meaningfully involve the community in the creation, design, evolution, development or maintenance of a place. The engagement can be digital or physical.

 

The judges will be considering how the initiative connected with stakeholders and citizens, and how their feedback contributed to the design or development process.

 

Submission requirements: The submission should include material that really shows how the engagement took place, and how the engagement meaningfully informed. Shortlisted places must be presented to the judges at the digital online event Festival of Place: The Pineapples during the week commencing 12 July, 2021 after which a winner or multiple winners will be selected.

 

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Register to view all entry criteria and enter the awards

To find out more about the entry criteria, please register or contact james@thedeveloper.live

 

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