The European Soundscape Award
Applications for this award must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and follow the criteria as set out below.
Submissions may be received for any activity, work or initiative in the field of noise control or soundscape management that was carried out up to 1st August 2013.
The European Environment Agency understands that this type of work takes time to design and implement and, most importantly, to review and measure impact.
If you would like to re-submit an entry from previous years, or if the initiative you wish to submit has taken place over a longer time period than outlined above, please contact email@example.com for more information.
- Your submission should describe:
- The nature of the noise issue or problem
- The approach taken to understanding the issue or problem
- A description of the solution or initiative
- Evidence of the impact and result of the solution or initiative
Submissions will also be judged on the degree to which they demonstrate:
- Community co-operation
- Noise education
- Creative solutions
- Cost effectiveness
- Potential for replication in other countries.
How to submit your entry
Step 1: Read through the Submission Criteria and guidelines above.
Step 2: Read the guidance on Judging Criteria set out above to give yourselves the best chance of winning the award.
Step 3: Complete and return your submission by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org with your organisation name and project title as email subject. Please note that submissions should comprise a maximum of four A4 pages when printed, although you may refer to additional internet links to support your application, should judges wish to access supplementary information. Remember to include your full contact details.
Step 4: The deadline for submissions is 17.00hrs Central European Time (CET), Friday 6th September 2013
Step 5: You will receive a confirmation of receipt of your submission by email. Where necessary, the European Environment Agency or Noise Abatement Society will contact you to clarify points or request further information to support your submission before the judging panel reviews all submissions.
Step 6: Pencil the Awards Ceremony date in your diary – 5th November 2013. This ceremony will held in conjunction with the Dutch Acoustics Symposium in the city of Utrecht.
Judging and results
Shortlisted teams will be notified in October 2013 and invited to attend the European Soundscape Awards Ceremony on 5th November 2013, when the winner will be announced and the award presented.