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IAUD Award 2017: Call for entries

Open from: 17-04-2017 to: 15-09-2017
Territorial scope: International
Host organisation: International Association for Universal Design (IAUD)

The IAUD Award 2017 recognise groups and individuals who have undertaken noteworthy activities which aim to make a universally designed society in which anyone, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity or other factors, can live comfortably, without experiencing any undue inconvenience.

IAUD has opened the call for entries from all corporations, organizations, individuals and groups, inside and outside Japan, that are interested in "innovative UD activities and proposals for achieving a sustainable, harmonious society through the promotion of new and improved concepts in town development, products, and systems" are eligible to apply.

The sixteen award categories are as follows:

  1. Universal Design in General (Concept, Philosophy, etc.)
  2. Architecture / Regional Planning (Urban Development, Public Space, Parks, etc.)
  3. Tourism / Inclusive Culture/ Mobility (Public Transportation, Automobiles, etc.)
  4. Housing / Household Equipment / Interior Design
  5. Commodities / daily life products / Industrial Design
  6. Package Design / Fashion Design
  7. Information and Communications / Broadcasting and Mass Media / Graphic Design
  8. Software / System Design / Website Design / Interaction Design
  9. Ergonomics / Human Engineering / Sensory Engineering / Other Types of Engineering and Technology
  10. Health Care and Nursing / Hygiene and Sanitation / Social Welfare Services / Labor
  11. Environmental Protection / Ecology / Resources and Energy / Sustainable Design
  12. Education and Enlightenment / Ethics and Morality / Standards and Certification / Legislation
  13. Disaster Prevention and Rescue / Security and Public Safety / National Defense / International Goodwill / Development Assistance
  14. Protection of Human Rights / Administration of Justice / Mutualistic Society / Declining Birthrate and Aging / Gender Equality
  15. Dietary Education and Food / Agriculture and Forestry / Livestock Industry / Fishing Industry / Industrial Development
  16. Distribution / Currency and Finance / Insurance / etc.

Deadline for the 1st selection: September 15, 2017

Deadline for the 2nd selection: November 17, 2017

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