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44. CARE Awards Project of the Year




Judges will award points for:

• Exterior architectural design and overall appeal

• Interior design and appeal

• Functionality of floor plan, creative use of space

• Quality of workmanship and attention to detail

• Use of materials (i.e. natural, cost-effectiveness, unique)

• Environmental considerations (e.g. energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, etc.)

• Special attributes

For Multi-Family and / or Commercial projects, also include:

• Common areas / amenities (if applicable)

• Building envelope solutions and/or restoration (if applicable)

• Accessibility and access/egress (if applicable)


Renovations or conversions of existing buildings are eligible.


In addition to being judged by the above criteria, this award will also be determined by the entry’s accumulation of points in previous categories.


Entrants must submit a separate entry to this category in order to be eligible.




1. Completed Entry Form. The cost of construction per square foot, excluding land cost, must be identified.

2. Project Statement – In 250 words or less, describe the project and explain how it meets the criteria (bullet form is recommended). Include Energy Efficiency rating (e.g. Built Green level, Energuide or Energy Star rating, etc.) if applicable.

3. CD, DVD or USB flash drive with six digital images of the following:

– two images showing context in urban setting, architectural character, building/project entry, etc.;

– two images showing principal living areas;

– two images of your choice.

**If a renovation, two extra “before” images may be included, for a total of eight images. Images must be clearly named and numbered “Before” and “After.”

4. One hi-resolution (300 dpi) image saved on same CD, DVD or USB flash drive.

5. One 8” x 10” colour photo print of exterior.

**If renovation: one 5” x 7” (before) and one 8” x 10” (after) colour photo print, from the same angle.

6. One copy of simple marketing floor plan on 8 ½” x 11” plain paper. (Before and after if applicable.)

7. One copy of site plan on 8 ½” x 11” plain paper.

8. Six copies of the brochure and price list, if applicable.


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