International Building Award

Eligibility | Submission Requirements | Submit Application

Submissions for the International Building Award are now closed.

The Institute of Healthcare Engineering, Australia (IHEA) is pleased to invite applications for the International Federation of Hospital Engineering Healthcare Building Award 2018.

The IHEA is proud to have teamed up with the School of Art, Architecture and Design from UniSA – one of South Australia’s prestigious academic establishments –  to  bring you the IFHE International Building Award in 2018.  The IFHE Congress brings together global experts in healthcare design, construction, operation and maintenance, and the International Building Award allows design and construction specialists to promote their projects and obtain global recognition through IFHE.

The UniSA School of Art, Architecture and Design have brought together a group of graduates to assist the IHEA and IFHE international jury to oversee the assessment of submissions for the 2018 International Building Awards.  This International Award was first established for the IFHE Congress held in The Hague, The Netherlands in April 2016, and the IHEA is excited to be able to invite you to submit new building and refurbishment projects that meet the criteria of the Award.

In 2016, 39 projects from 10 countries were submitted and we look forward to this award receiving a similar in 2018.


Projects can be entered from any healthcare sector and can be either new buildings or renovation projects. Projects must have been in-use for a minimum of 12 months at the time of entry to be eligible for the award. 

Entry indicates an intention to attend the IFHE Congress in Brisbane, Australia in October 2018.

Submissions must be received by midnight GMT Wednesday 13 June 2018.

Submission Requirements

You must complete all sections of the application form. If any sections are not relevant for the project, please indicate by entering N/A as a response. 

Photographs of the project must be supplied (minimum of 8, maximum of 20) to as either JPEG, TIFF or PNG files with a minimum of 1180px on the shortest side. i.e. the shortest side of the photograph must be at least 10cm at 300dpi. If images are too large to send via email, please send via Dropbox or WeTransfer.

Submit Application

  1. Download the award application form via the button below.
  2. Complete your application as per the guidelines.
  3. Save your application as a PDF with a suitable file name including your full name.
  4. Send your completed application form & photographs of the project to by midnight GMT Wednesday 13 June 2018.

Submissions for the International Building Award are now closed.