Marvin Windows and Doors Accepting Entries for Annual Design Awards
Warroad, Minnesota – March 12, 2015 /PRNewswire
Marvin Windows and Doors is running its seventh annual Marvin’s Architects Challenge, honoring projects that represent the best in architectural design using Marvin window and door products. This competition is open to both commercial and residential architects and will be judged by a panel of distinguished architects.
This is the first year in which Marvin will award winners in six different categories: Contemporary, Transitional/Eclectic, Traditional, Remodel/Addition, Commercial ad an overall Best in Show.
“The Architects Challenge demonstrates amazing architectural design featuring Marvin windows and doors. Every year, we are blown away by the high caliber of projects that are submitted to the program, and we know that this year will be no exception,” said Director of Marketing at Marvin, Christine Marvin. “The Marvin product line offers design flexibility with its breadth and depth of tailored products and design options, and this year, you’ll see how architects partner with us to accomplish stunning structures that maximize daylight with large doors and expanses of glass, bring contemporary design life to a project vision, replicate historic windows in a traditional design, and satisfy coastal performance requirements without compromising size, scale and beauty,” she added.
The public will also be able to take part in choosing one winner in the Architects Challenge Showdown and vote for their favorite project. The juried winners of the Architects Challenge will recieved a VIP trip to Minneapolis and Marvin’s headquarters in Warroad, MN, along with AIA-CES credits. The winner of “Best in Show” will receive advertorial space in Architectural Design magazine, a featured video created by the magazine, and an expense-paid trip to Greenbuild in Washington, D.C.
Submissions will close on May 1, 2015. The Showdown will run from June 1 – July 12, 2015 and the winner will be announced on July 15th. Juried Architect Challenge winners will be announced on August 3rd.
Architects interested in entering the contest, click here: www.marvinwindows.com/architectschallenge.
About Marvin Windows and Doors
Marvin Windows and Doors brings its Built Around You® philosophy to life with every customer and every solution. A premier manufacturer of made-to-order wood and clad wood windows and doors, Marvin offers the industry’s most extensive selection of shapes, styles, sizes and options to fit the diverse needs of builders and match the personalities of homeowners. Marvin’s tradition of delivering the finest craftsmanship in windows and doors began in Warroad, Minn., a small town just six miles from the Canadian border, where the privately-held, family-owned and operated company is still headquartered today.