Excellent Intelligent Green Building Projects and Excellent Intelligent Green Building Systems Awards Submission and Assessment Guidelines

APIGBA (Asia Pacific Intelligent Green Building Alliance) was established in April 2014 to provide the intelligent green building technology with an academic and technology exchange platform in the Asia Pacific region, with the objective of promoting safety, health, convenience, comfort, energy efficiency and sustainable environment for people living in the region.

The “APIGBA Excellent Intelligent Green Building Project Award” and “APIGBA Excellent Intelligent Green Building System Award” are presented biennially to inspire the innovative development of building projects and systems with the advancement of information and communication technologies. Through these means, building and its associated industries in the region will move forward, commensurate with the counterparts worldwide.

Entrants Qualifications

Entrants for the Awards should meet one of the following qualifications:

  1. Buildings designed based on the concept of intelligent green building
  2. Existing buildings renovated with intelligent green building techniques
  3. Intelligent green building systems implemented on the buildings of (1) and (2)

Types of Awards

Depending on the attributes of entrants, the Awards are classified into four types:

  1. Excellent Intelligent Green Building DESIGN Award
  2. Excellent Intelligent Green Building PERFORMANCE Award
  3. Excellent Intelligent Green Building RENOVATION Award
  4. Excellent Intelligent Green Building SYSTEM Award

Assessment

  1. The assessment will be processed in three stages (Table 1):
    • First Stage: each APIGBA country/region member accepts submissions from entrants and recommends a short list of no more than 3 candidates for each Excellent Intelligent Green Building Award (i.e., Design, Performance, and Renovation types) and no more than 5 candidates for Excellent Intelligent Green Building System Award to the host APIGBA member.
    • Second Stage: Judging committee selects 3 semi-finalists of each Excellent Intelligent Green Building Awards and 5 semi-finalists from the short list for the final contest in the APIGBA assembly.
    • Final Stage: All semi-finalists will make oral presentation in the APIGBA assembly. Judging committee will make the final judgment after presentation.
  2. Entrants apply for Excellent Intelligent Green Building System Award should have been implemented in one of the entrants for Excellent Intelligent Green Building Award.
  3. Each APIGBA member shall nominate 2 eligible judges with professional background in Intelligent Green Building to form the Judging Committee. The mission of Judging Committee is to select the excellent building projects and systems from the recommended submossions.

Table 1 Number of recommended submissions at different assessment stages of AGIGBA Awards

Design awardPerformance awardRenovation awardSystem award
[First Stage]
Recommended by each APIGBA member
≦3≦3≦3≦5
[Second Stage]
Recommended by Judging Committee
3335
[Final Stage]Semi-finalists will make oral presentation in the APIGBA assembly. Judging committee will make the final judgment after presentation.

Contents of Submission Material

  1. All submission material must be in English and submitted to the local APIGBA member before deadline. Entrant should submit 10 hard copies of application material and an electronic copy (in PDF format). The contents of the submission shall not exceed 60 pages (in A4 size) including the appendices.
  2. The submission material should include, but not limited, the followings listed in Table 2.

Table 2 Suggested contents of submission
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Time Frame

The 2016 APIGBA awards competition will be hosted by APIGBA-Taiwan and the time frame is as follows:

Table 3 Time frame of 2016 APIGBA Awards

TimeProjectChapter
2015/03/01APIGBA-Taiwan releases the assessment guidelinesAPIGBA-Taiwan
2015/03/01~2015/08/31Start first stage assessment process within each APIGBA country/regionEach Country /Region
2015/08/31Each APIGBA country/region member nominates 2 eligible judges to form the Judging Committee of the AwardsEach Country /Region

2015/08/31~2015/10/31

Recommend no more than 3 candidates for each Excellent Intelligent Green Building Award and no more than 5 for Excellent Intelligent Green Building System Award to the host APIGBA member.Each Country /Region

2016/01/01~2016/03/30

Judging committee selects 3 semi-finalists of each Excellent Intelligent Green Building Awards and 5 semi-finalists of Excellent Intelligent Green Building System Award from the short list for the final contest in 2016 APIGBA assembly.

APIGBA-Taiwan

2016/04/01

APIGBA announces the semi-finalists for the Awards.

APIGBA-Taiwan

2016/06

Semi-finalists shall make oral presentation in the APIGBA assembly. Judging committee will make the final judgment after presentation.

APIGBA-Taiwan APIGBA-HK

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Contact

Host APIGBA member:APIGBA-Taiwan (Taiwan Intelligent Building Association)

Address: 10F.-8, No.112, Sec. 4, ZhongXiao E. Rd. Daan District, Taipei City 10688, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Contact:

Mr. Philip Hsu / Secretary

apigba.tw@gmail.com (APIGBA-Taiwan)

TEL:+886-2-2752-8072