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WHAT ARE THE AURORA AWARDS?

Established in 1979, Aurora Awards are presented annually to outstanding builders, planners, architects, developers, designers, interior merchandisers and other housing-related professionals. Residential and Commercial construction professionals actively involved in projects located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and the Eastern Caribbean are eligible to participate.

Featuring 68 categories, the Aurora Awards encompasses all facets of the residential, commercial and remodeling industries. From overall design to sustainability, the awards program offers categories for each participant in the construction industry.

Now in its 39th year, the Aurora Awards program is affiliated with the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA) and the Southeast Building Conference (SEBC), one of two regional trade shows recognized by and affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

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CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW OPEN!

Entry Applications Received by June 1st
The fee is $250 each entry for FHBA Members
The fee is $450 for Non-Members of FHBA

Entry Applications Received June 2 – July 11 – EXTENDED!
The fee is $300 each entry for FHBA Members
The fee is $500 for Non-Members of FHBA

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2018 CALL FOR ENTRIES INFORMATION

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Call for Entries

ELIGIBLE ENTRIES
Any project or developments that was open for sale, lease or rental at any time after January 1, 2017 are eligible. On-the-Boards entries must have at least 1 governmental approval and have forward progress.

Entries from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North
Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia are eligible.

Previous Aurora Award winners are eligible for the 2018 program, if they meet eligibility criteria
described.

EXCLUSIONS
Previous Aurora Award winners are not eligible in the same category, unless there have been distinct design changes. Projects for which the architect or builder is a member of the 2018 panel of judges are not eligible for the 2018 Aurora Awards competition.

HOW TO ENTER
Review the categories and make your selections.
Complete online entry application and entry fees for all entries and submit no later than July 11 ,2018.

ENTRY FEES
Entry Applications Received by June 1st
The fee is $250 each entry for FHBA Members
The fee is $450 for Non-Members of FHBA

Entry Applications Received June 2 – July 11
The fee is $300 each entry for FHBA Members
The fee is $500 for Non-Members of FHBA

You may submit as many entries as you wish in each category, but each requires the appropriate fee.

Pay by VISA/MasterCard/AMEX.

FINAL Entry Materials due no later than July 11, 2018

Announcement of Finalists – July 23, 2018

Aurora Awards Gale Event – August 17, 2018 • 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM EST

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2018 Steps to Enter

2017 CALL FOR ENTRIES

1. Please complete Entry Application & pay entry fees no later than July 11, 2018.

ENTRY FEES
Received by June 1st
The fee is $250 each entry for FHBA Members
The fee is $450 for Non-Members of FHBA

Received by June 2 – July 11
The fee is $300 each entry for FHBA Members
The fee is $500 for Non-Members of FHBA

2. Once submitted Aurora system will generate your unique entry serial number(s) per entry.

3. Your entry materials are due by July 11, 2018.

Materials for all entries include:
• Team/Project Information Form – DOWNLOAD
• Custom/Spec Home Release Form (Categories 30-34, 52-57 Only) – DOWNLOAD
• Photo Release Form – DOWNLOAD
• Digital Files — site plan, floor plan, and photo images required.

If you have any questions during the process please feel free to contact our offices.

Lisa Parrish | Administrator
Aurora Awards
10416 Hamilton St. • Alta Loma CA 91701
909.987.2758 or 800.658.2751
Lisa@TeamPMP.com

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IMAGES
Digital images saved at 300 dpi – sized to at 1800 pixels wide – saved at 300 dpi
JPEG format ONLY. All plans should be saved as high resolution PDF – 8 ½” x 11”

Images should be named with your Category number, entry serial and sequence number or description.

Example:
01-1005_1.jpG
01-1005_2.jpg (thru 8 images)
01-1005_floorplan.pdf
01-1005_siteplan.pdf
01-1005_photorelease.pdf
01-1005_teamform.pdf

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CANCELLATION POLICY
No refunds will be made on entry fees or tickets.

General Requirements/All Cateogories

ALL ENTRIES WILL BE ASSIGNED A UNIQUE ENTRY NUMBER – ALL ENTRIES WILL BE SUBMITTED DIGITALLY THROUGH FILE SHARING SERVICES – NO PAPER COPIES ARE REQUIRED

Identification of Materials – PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AND NOTE THOSE IMAGES NOT NAMED WITH CORRECT FORMAT ARE ELIGIBLE FOR DISQUALIFICATION.

Except for the entry application, company names should not appear anywhere in, or on, the entry forms and /or within the naming of the images and will result in elimination from the competition. The only exception to the rule is with residential developments, rental apartment and recreational facilities. Within this category the name of the project and the developer can be used within the question and answer sections on your portfolios.

PLEASE NOTE THE LABELING OF THE IMAGES IS AS FOLLOWS AND ANY IMAGES NOT NAMED IN THE PROPER MANNER WILL REQUIRE THE ENTRANT TO RESUBMIT IMAGES PROPERLY OR BE SUBJECT TO DISQUALIFICATION. IMAGES: should be named with your Category number, entry serial and sequence number or description.

Example:
01-1005_1.jpg
01-1005_2.jpg (thru 8 images)
01-1005_floorplan.pdf
01-1005_siteplan.pdf
01-1005_photorelease.pdf
01-1005_teamform.pdf

Team/Project Information Form – ALL ENTRIES — Supply all information requested for your category.

For categories in energy, water, solar, green, natural gas and water wise you must submit energy calculations for your specific category as well as the Team/Project Information Form.

Density Definition
Gross density is total acres divided by total units. Net density is the total buildable site area divided by the total number of units. Buildable acreage includes land that serves the project—homes, streets, parking and commons. Subtract acreage for unusable land—major slopes, wetlands, perimeter landscape lots, habitat areas or easements that cannot be integrated into the proposed development.

Definition of Mixed Use Building
Mixed use refers to the combining of retail/commercial and/or service uses with residential or office use in the same building or on the same site in one (1) of the following ways:
A. Vertical Mixed Use: A single structure with the above floors used for residential or office use and a portion of the ground floor for retail/commercial or service uses.
B. Horizontal Mixed Use – Attached: A single structure which provides retail/commercial or service use in the portion fronting the public or private street with attached residential or office uses behind.

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2018 Aurora Awards Categories

COMMERCIAL/RETAIL/RECREATION

1. Best Recreation Facility or Amenity
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

2. Best Commercial Project — under 20,000 sq. ft.
Includes Commercial, Retail and Office applications
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

3. Best Commercial Project — 20,000 sq. ft. & over (Includes Commercial, Retail and Office applications)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

4. Best Educational Project – excludes housing, may be on-the-boards
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

5. Best Rehabilitation Project – Includes Office, Commercial and Industrial
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: For renovations and remodels, include at least one “before” view, with a maximum of 4 “befores” and 6 to 8 “afters”. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended. Before and after photos absolutely necessary and must be identified as “before” and “after”.

6. Best Interior Renovations – May include tenant improvements
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: For renovations and remodels, include at least one “before” view, with a maximum of 4 “befores” and 6 to 8 “afters”. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended. Before and after photos absolutely necessary and must be identified as “before” and “after”.

7. Best Renovated or Restored Single House
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: For renovations and remodels, include at least one “before” view, with a maximum of 4 “befores” and 6 to 8 “afters”. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended. Before and after photos absolutely necessary and must be identified as “before” and “after”.

8. Best Renovated or Restored Residential Project
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: For renovations and remodels, include at least one “before” view, with a maximum of 4 “befores” and 6 to 8 “afters”. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended. Before and after photos absolutely necessary and must be identified as “before” and “after”.

9. Best Renovated, Restored or Adaptive Re-Use Residential Project (adaptive re-use – change of occupancy or use)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: For renovations and remodels, include at least one “before” view, with a maximum of 4 “befores” and 6 to 8 “afters”. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended. Before and after photos absolutely necessary and must be identified as “before” and “after”.

MULTIFAMILY

10. Best Mixed Use Project
(Category may be split based on gross floor area
Total gross under 50,000 sq. ft. & Total gross 50,000 sq. ft. & over)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 3 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features.

11. Best On-the-Boards Mixed Use Project
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Suggest exteriors and interiors. We recommend additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features. ~ Submitted materials may be photographs of or images of sketches or models of major features and various product types. Please provide adequate number of renderings, models for judges to view plan.
▪ Proof of design review or approval should be provided – or building permit

12. Best Multifamily Housing Community — Up to 5 Stories – Built for Sale
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

13. Best Multifamily Housing Community – 6 Stories & Over – Built for Sale
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

14. Best Multifamily Housing Community – Up to 4 Stories – For Rent
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

15. Best Multifamily Housing Community – 5 Stories or More – For Rent
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

16. Best Campus Housing — Faculty or Student Residential – Institutional Use
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

17. Best On-the-Boards Multifamily Community
(Category maybe broken by density or product type)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Suggest exteriors and interiors. We recommend additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features. Submitted materials may be photographs of or images of sketches or models of major features and various product types. Please provide adequate number of renderings, models for judges to view plan.
▪ Proof of design review or approval should be provided – or building permit

SENIORS HOUSING

18. Best 55+ Living Community – For Rent
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan – if applicable
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

19. Best 55+ Living Community – For Sale
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan – if applicable
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

20. Best Service Enriched Senior Community – IL/AL/Memory Care
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan – if applicable
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors, Include at least 2 interiors. We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features

21. Best 55+ Living Community — On-the-Boards (May be broken by product type. Includes all seniors housing – attached, detached, for sale or rent)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan – Submit a set of the most representative models/plans.
▪ Building Plan – if applicable
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Suggest exteriors and interiors. We recommend additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features. Submitted materials may be photographs or images of sketches or models of major features and various product types.
▪ Please provide adequate number of renderings, models for judges to view.
▪ Proof of design review or approval should be provided – or building permit

SITE PLANNING

22. Best Community Site Plan
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan.
▪ Submit digital illustrations and photos that address community, neighborhood character, environmental issues, circulation, land uses, topography, innovative solutions, etc. Entry monuments, street scenes, rec areas, green belts, open space and aerial/bird’s eye views can all be helpful. Indicate product types and densities.
▪ Submit 6 to 8 images.

23. Best On-the-Boards Site Plan
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Submit digital illustrations and photos that address community, neighborhood character, environmental issues, circulation, land uses, topography, innovative solutions, etc. Entry monuments, street scenes, rec areas, green belts, open space and aerial/bird’s eye views can all be helpful. Indicate product types and densities.
▪ Submit 6 to 8 images.

NOTE: On-the-Boards entry materials may be photographs or images of sketches or models of major community features and various product types.

SINGLE FAMILY PRODUCTION HOUSING

25. Community Site Plan
26. On-the-Boards Site Plan

NOTE: On-the-Boards entries views may be photographs or images of sketches or models of major community features and various product types.

SINGLE FAMILY PRODUCTION HOUSING
Categories maybe split if deemed necessary by judges.

Your site plan for these categories can be for a single home (“footprint”), or part or the entire project site, or both. At least one drawing should show a typical home on a typical lot, with lot dimensions shown (No one of a kind custom/spec homes)

24. Best Single Family Detached Home — under 2,000 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include a front elevation with at least 4 interiors.

25. Best Single Family Detached Home — 2,000 to 2,499 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include a front elevation with at least 4 interiors.

26. Best Single Family Detached Home — 2,500 to 2,999 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include a front elevation with at least 4 interiors.

27. Best Single Family Detached Home — 3,000 to 3,499 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include a front elevation with at least 4 interiors.

28. Best Single Family Detached Home — 3,500 to 3,999 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include a front elevation with at least 4 interiors.

29. Best Single Family Detached Home — Over 4,000 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include a front elevation with at least 4 interiors.

CUSTOM & RENOVATED HOMES
Categories maybe split if deemed necessary by judges.

30. Custom Home under 4,000 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Custom/Spec Home Release Form – Categories 7-10 only
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

31. Custom Home 4,000 to 6,000 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Custom/Spec Home Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

32. Custom Home 6,001 to 8,000 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Custom/Spec Home Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

33. Custom Home over 8,000 sq. ft.
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Custom/Spec Home Release Form – Categories 7-10 only
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. Include at least three exteriors and at least one interior; additional images recommended.

34. On-the-Boards Custom Home
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images. ~ Submitted materials may be photographs of or images of sketches or models of home. Please provide adequate number of renderings, models for judges to view plan.
▪ Proof of design review or approval should be provided – or building permit

INTERIOR MERCHANDISING PRODUCTION HOUSING
Categories maybe split if deemed necessary by judges.

Sale price of home including lot (detached or attached).

35. Best Interior Merchandising of a Home priced under $275,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

36. Best Interior Merchandising of a Home priced $275,000 to $400,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

37. Best Interior Merchandising of a Home priced $400,000 to $600,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

38. Best Interior Merchandising of a Home priced $600,000 to $800,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: 6 to 8 images that represent the space

39. Best Interior Merchandising of a Home priced Over $800,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

40. Best Interior Merchandising Rental Apartment or Condominium (one unit)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

41. Best Interior Merchandising – Community Amenity or Clubhouse
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

42. Best Kitchen Merchandising of a Home Priced under $275,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

43. Best Kitchen Merchandising of a Home Priced $275,000 to $400,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

44. Best Kitchen Merchandising of a Home Priced $400,000 to $600,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

45. Best Kitchen Merchandising of a Home Priced $600,000 to $800,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

46. Best Kitchen Merchandising of a Home Priced Over $800,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

47. Best Bath Merchandising of a Home Priced under $275,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

48. Best Bath Merchandising of a Home Priced $275,000 to $400,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

49. Best Bath Merchandising of a Home Priced $400,000 to $600,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

50. Best Bath Merchandising of a Home Priced $600,000 to $800,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

51. Best Bath Merchandising of a Home Priced Over $800,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

INTERIOR DESIGN – ONE OF A KIND – CUSTOM OR SPEC HOME
Categories maybe split if deemed necessary by judges.

Sale price of home including lot (detached or attached).

52. Best Interior Design of a Home priced under $500,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

53. Best Interior Design of a Home priced $500,000 to $1,000,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

54. Best Interior Design of a Home priced $1,000,000 to $2,000,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

55. Best Interior Design of a Home priced Over $2,000,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

56. Best Kitchen Design for Custom/Spec/One of a Kind Home
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

57. Best Bath Design for Custom/Spec/One of a Kind Home
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

SPECIALTY DESIGN FOR A PRODUCTION/CUSTOM HOME
Categories maybe split if deemed necessary by judges.

Sale price of home including lot (detached or attached).

Interior Detailing is the use of specialty items such as trim, molding, stone, brick, drywall, etc. during the construction of the home. It is attached to the house and is influenced by the interior design direction. It could also be described as Architectural Details.

58. Best Interior Detailing for a Home priced under $500,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

59. Best Interior Detailing for a Home priced $500,000 to $1,000,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

60. Best Interior Detailing for a Home priced $1,000,000 to $2,000,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

61. Best Interior Detailing for a Home priced Over $2,000,000
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP
Categories maybe split if deemed necessary by judges: commercial, custom, production and remodeled homes.

62. Green Construction
(Awards for Residential Community, Production Home and Custom/One of A Kind Home Green Construction Category the judging will include the use of materials within the project that are considered “green” including recycled materials and appliance and on how well you incorporated environmental considerations and resource efficiency into the home building process.)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Third Party Certification Documentation (LEED, HERS, Energy Star or NGBS)
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan(s)
▪ Images: up to 8 images that emphasize community character, and at least 2 interiors

63. Solar Energy Home
(Solar Category the homes will be judged on the energy efficiency of the project and the incorporation of solar energy products and services.)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Third Party Certification Documentation (LEED, HERS, Energy Star or NGBS)
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan(s)
▪ Images: up to 8 images that emphasize community character, and at least 2 interiors

64. Water-Wise Home
(Water-Wise category judging will include how the aesthetic appeal and the utilization of water- conserving features are incorporated both inside and outside new homes. Since lawn irrigation can account for up to half of all water use, innovative water-conserving landscapes and irrigation systems are a priority for judges. Interior features, including upgraded water-conserving appliances and other elements that conserve water will also be considered.)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Third Party Certification Documentation (LEED, HERS, Energy Star or NGBS)
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan(s)
▪ Images: up to 8 images that emphasize community character, and at least 2 interiors

65. Energy Efficient Home
(Energy Efficiency Category – the homes will be judged on the energy efficiency of the project and the incorporation of solar energy products and services.)
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Third Party Certification Documentation (LEED, HERS, Energy Star or NGBS)
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Floor Plan(s)
▪ Images: up to 8 images that emphasize community character, and at least 2 interiors

COMMUNITIES OF THE YEAR

66. Residential Community of the Year – Multifamily
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

67. Residential Community of the Year – Single Family
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

68. Residential Housing Community of the Year – Masterplan
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Images: up to 8 images that represent the space

69. Best Multifamily Housing Community — Two story Duplexes/Quads/Townhomes
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors and include at least 2 interiors.
We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features.

70. Best Multifamily Housing Community — Three, Four and Five Story Duplex/Quad/Townhomes
▪ Project/Team Information Form
▪ Photo Release Form
▪ Site Plan
▪ Building Plan
▪ Submit up to 8 images. Show at least 3 exteriors and include at least 2 interiors.
We recommend up to 2 additional images showing overall view of the community and/or special architectural or planning features.

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2017 WINNER MARKETING MATERIALS & HIGHLIGHTS

Marketing Stamps

• Silver Aurora Winner Stamp – DOWNLOAD
• Golden Aurora Winner Stamp – DOWNLOAD
• Grand Aurora Winner Stamp – DOWNLOAD