Now in its 4th year, Three V Enterprises, a Las Vegas based corporation introduced the program in 2009 that has become a “must have” on designer’s trophy shelves. The GAVA transcends beyond the traditional water-themed design awards by hosting an integrated world-wide competition open to design professionals of all genres dedicated to influencing and creating thought-provoking solutions. The award salutes the innovative spirit of artisans from every segment of the globe, celebrating diverse concepts from varying cultures, environments and philosophical aspects.
GAVA is the only independent design awards competition open to all design disciplines including: Architects, Contractors, Interior & Exterior Designers, Home Builders, Pool Builders, Landscape Architects and Landscape Designers worldwide. The GAVA acknowledges the most groundbreaking concepts, designs, materials and applications of water-inspired environments from across the globe in commercial, mixed use, hospitality, public use, recreational and residential, in both interior and exterior applications.
Categories include pools, spas, water features, waterfalls, reflection ponds, koi ponds, and water fountains, as well as special materials such as lighting, acrylic walls, tiles, natural materials and of course “green” AquaTekture. As presenting sponsor, Structure Studios presents a “signature”
Entries will be judged on their aesthetic beauty as well as how each exemplifies the objectives of the projects; designs exhibiting original and diverse concepts that demonstrate respect for environmental, cultural, philosophical, and/or historical components.
GAVA is the only design awards program to showcase winners in an international design book published by Schiffer Publishing, LTD. The competition is open to professionals from all associations, allowing them to compete in the global market. Call for 2012 entries run through May 15th at http://www.gavaawards.com
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