Saint-Gobain Gyproc calls for local entries to compete in 10th International Trophy competition

by Darren
Gyproc Trophy 2016

Saint-Gobain Gyproc are looking for local building and renovation project designs to enter into the 10th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy, enter today and you could be celebrating in Prague in June 2016.   

A call for entries from South Africa is being spear-headed by Saint-Gobain Gyproc, where a national winner will be identified to travel to Prague to compete in one of six categories of the International Trophy competition, which is expected to attract entries from across the globe. The projects will typically be a collection of the world’s most interesting and newest buildings.

Saint-Gobain Gyproc is looking for building or renovation projects that will have been completed between the 30 April 2013 and 31 August 2015 to represent South Africa in the International Trophy. The winner of the SA national trophy will enjoy an all-expenses paid trip to Prague in June 2016 and will have a professional photographer shoot their local project.   

Saint-Gobain are proud sponsors of this International Trophy, which aims to promote world class skills in drywall technology and plastering in construction projects, encouraging and recognizing contractors for their contribution to innovation in the industry.

The Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy, established in 1998, is billed to be one of the largest international competitions of its kind, promoting excellence and innovation in the use of sustainable, lightweight plasterboard systems and plasters.

Projects are entered and judged in six categories including; plasterboard solutions, plasterer solutions, innovation and sustainable solutions, segment solutions (education/ hospitals/ hotels), residential and mixed use (commercial including leisure and retail).

The 9th Saint-Gobain Gypsum International Trophy awards hosted in Berlin in June 2014 saw a South African project, Cradlestone Mall win the Commercial section of the awards.

For more information and to register your project go to www.gyproc .co.za and complete the entry form, before 27 November 2015.

For full competition rules and regulations see www.saint-gobain-international-trophy.com

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