Philip Webb Award entry form

The Philip Webb Award is a design competition that encourages the sympathetic reuse of existing buildings, and champions sensitive new design for old buildings. It is open to Architecture students and recent graduates. For more information on eligibility and criteria, check the Award page

Please submit your entry by Wednesday 14 August using the form below. Please note that you won't be able to save a draft of this form, so it's best to write your statement elsewhere and then copy and paste it into this form once you're ready to submit. Any questions? Email

If you are entering as a team, please put the main contact at the top. 

Your details
Term time address
Non- term time address (if different from above)
Second entrant
Third entrant (if applicable)
Education details



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Entry details

As a reminder, we are looking for:

  • A sensitive historical and architectural appraisal of the existing building(s) through research, investigation and measured drawings 
  • A clear presentation and reasoned explanation of the steps to be taken to conserve and repair existing fabric, demonstrating understanding of repair techniques and materials 
  • A convincing statement of the design approach taken to the contemporary interventions proposed to enable the building’s reuse 
  • A clear illustration of how the relationship between the old and the new is managed 
  • Evidence showing how the scheme responds to the SPAB Approach
  • High standards of presentation in drawings and written material 


  • Please do not include your name (or anything that could identify you) in your submissions here as entries are judged anonymously. 


If the file for your report or drawings are too large to upload to this form, please send them via WeTransfer ( to Don't forget to include your name and PWA as a reference so that we know what it is for. Alternatively, you can share them via OneDrive or Dropbox to



Thank you for completing the entry form. When you click submit on the next page the form will automatically be emailed to us, you don't need to do anything further. We will also send you a copy for your records.

Don't forget to send us your supporting documents to if you have not already given us a link to them here.