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Award Categories

Extreme Project AwardA of E Trophy

This category is open to those projects where the installation requires the installer to be creative in installation, fabrication or methodology. The "extreme" in this award emcompasses many different concepts. Examples are listed below but do not constitute the full range of what can be considered an "Extreme Project."

  • working within an impossible timeframe;
  • managing climatic challenges;
  • challenges to accessing the job site;
  • topography challenges.

Innovative Installation Award

This category is open to those project that use geosynthetics in an innovative application. The judges will look at how the installer executed the installation, what challenges they had to overcome to do a professional installation. The "Innovative Installation" in this award can mean many things. Take effort to fully describe what makes it innovative. Examples are listed below but do not constitute the full range of what can be considered an "Innovative Installation."

  • provide or support a "green" solution to an environmental problem;
  • effective application of cutting-edge technologies;
  • innovative or new application for geosynthetic products;
  • a project that pushes the state of geosynthetic installation practice.

Best Small Project Award

This category is open to those projects that are less than 9,300 square meters (100,000 square feet). The judges will look at accomplishments in a small project under either the Innovative or Extreme categories as designated by the entrant.

IAGI's Award of Excellence

All three categories are judged and given points from the judges. The points are totaled and the project with the greatest number of points are given the award in its respective category. The Award of Excellence is the project that is awarded the greatest number of points overall and can come  from any of the categories.

 

 
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