The Design Awards - 2017 Competition


Every two years the BVHA in conjunction with Veterinary Practice Magazine has been organizing the Practice Design Awards. These have proved to be very popular and successful over the years with many excellent and innovative entrants. Any practice that has started and completed a project between June 1, 2015 and June 1, 2017 is eligible to enter the competition.

The categories for the 2017 Design Award Competition are as follows

A.   New Build premises

B.   Conversion of buildings previously used for other purposes

C.  Refurbishment of existing practice premises.

 In addition there will be the BVHA President’s Award for an outstanding innovation in the design of a specific area or feature of the practice in any of the above categories.

To enter the competition you will need to submit the following information

1.     Your practice name, address, phone number, email address along with name of the person submitting the entry.

2.     The number of staff employed and their roles in the practice, i.e. veterinary surgeon. 

3.     In what area of veterinary practice is you involved, i.e. equine, small animal, referral.

4.     A report of 500 words or less about your project emphasising its outstanding design and innovative features. Do describe any clever solutions to problems, why the changes were made in a particular way and an assessment of whether your project has lived up to your expectations.

5.     No more than 12 photographs showing both the practice both before and after the project.

6.     A full size floor plan of the premises, preferably the architect's drawings.

7.     An indication of the total cost of the project.