The Activism Award rewards a practice, individual or organisation whose work is moving the needle on critical issues.
Activism can take on many forms, from last year’s winner who tackles housing and homelessness to those prepared to stand up to the lack of diversity and inclusion within the built environment.
We also welcome entries from in-house research which then becomes the basis for a public-facing campaign as well as communities standing up for their city, town or neighbourhood.
The Activism Award is free to enter.
This year’s award is being supported by Heatherwick Studio.
Read about last year’s winner here
Entry Fee: FreeStart your entry
|Goals||Please describe your activism and goals. How are your actions being of benefit? How are you using your knowledge and resources to help solve problems? What is unique to your contribution as architects/engineers rather than as involved citizens?|
|Audience||How are you reaching your audience? How are you putting pressure on decision makers to further your cause? Please list your most effective digital communication channels, such as social media and blogs.|
|Impact||What impact are you having? If you are an organisation, has membership increased? Have you attracted funding? Are you moving the needle? If so, how?|
Ellie Stathaki, Architecture Editor, Wallpaper*
Ellie is the Architecture Editor at Wallpaper*. She trained as an architect at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki in Greece and studied architectural history at the Bartlett in London. She is the co-author of The Contemporary House and the New Modern House.
Matt Bell, Strategic Communications Director, Heatherwick Studio
Matt previously held leadership roles with international NGOs, public bodies and a FTSE 100 business in the property, design and development sectors. He sits on the board of Local Trust and chairs the Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair. IG: @officialheatherwickstudio
Sue Tibballs, CEO, Sheila McKechnie Foundation
Sue is a charity leader, campaigner and commentator who has worked in the social change sector for over thirty years. Previously Sue was CEO of Women in Sport, where she oversaw a spectrum of campaigns aimed at unlocking the potential of women’s sport. X: @Sue_Tibballs
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