Guidelines

1.0 ELIGIBILITY

The PAM Student Awards are open to all Malaysian architectural graduates completing their respective course of
studies in and within year 2017 in the following categories.


PAM Silver Medal
Part 2 (completing 5 years architectural education) is open to:

  • Malaysian Part 2 graduates, successfully completed a Masters Architecture course or Bachelor of Architecture course or other equivalent architecture course in Malaysia or overseas, as determined by the Convenor.
  • Applicants have competed their studies and graduated at that level within the year 2017.
  • Current PAM member of any category, or have applied as PAM member of any category (PAM student membership is free).
  • Schools of Architecture may nominate and submit on behalf of their students a maximum of three (3) entries per school. For individual submissions, there are no restrictions on number of entries from each school.

PAM Bronze Medal
Part 1 (completing 3 years architectural education) is open to:

  • Malaysian Part 1 graduates, successfully completed a Bachelor of Science of Architecture course or other equivalent architecture course in Malaysia or overseas, as determined by the Convenor.
  • Applicants have competed their studies and graduated at that level within the year 2017.
  • Current PAM member of any category, or have applied as PAM member of any category (PAM student membership is free).
  • Schools of Architecture may nominate and submit on behalf of their students a maximum of three (3) entries per school. For individual submissions, there are no restrictions on number of entries from each school.

2.0 SUBMISSION

Stage One (Shortlist):

  • Each entrant to submit the completed Entry Form and a portfolio containing not more than three (3) architectural design projects undertaken within an Architecture course (Part 1 or Part 2 or equivalent) for judging.
  • Each design portfolio must be described and presented in not more than twenty (20) A3-sized pages in pdf format, maximum 15MB.
  • All submissions must be made electronically to a designated email address pamstudentmedal@pam.org.my.
  • Up to eight (8) finalists for Part 2 level and five (5) finalists for Part 1 programme will be selected by the Awards Jury for Stage Two judging.
  • One (1) design project of each finalist will be selected by the Jury for Stage Two judging.

Stage Two (Final):

  • Each finalist to submit additional materials (pdf portfolio and other medias for eg. video not exceeding 3.5 mins, etc.) of the selected architectural design project.
  • All submissions must be made electronically to a designated email addresspamstudentmedal@pam.org.my, or via file transfer service if exceeding 15MB.
  • The Jury will require selected finalists to present the design project in person, or via video-conference if finalist is unable to attend.

3.0 PRIZES

PAM Silver Medal

The categories of prizes that feature RM 50,000 worth of prize money per year are:
  • The Award Winner: Silver Medal, Prize Money of RM 25,000 and Certificate
  • First Runner-up Prize: Prize Money of RM 10,000 and Certificate
  • Second Runner-up Prize: Prize Money of RM 5,000 and Certificate
  • Up to 5 Award Finalists: Prize Money RM 2,500 and Certificate each.

PAM Bronze Medal

  • The Award Winner: Bronze Medal, Prize and Travel Grant value RM 8,000 and Certificate
  • Up to 4 Award Finalists: Prize Money of RM 2,000 and Certificate each.

COPYRIGHT

All submission materials shall remain the property of the authors, and PAM and the Benefactor reserves the rights to publish the materials in any PAM media or any other media authorized by PAM, to promote or publicise the PAM Student Medals, without payment to any party.


Note :
All entries (except for mandatory completed Entry Form) are to be anonymous and candidates name, tutor/supervisor’s name, and the name of School of Architecture / University are not to be mentioned in the design portfolio and any accompanying supporting materials.

Successful applicants may be required to submit additional materials when requested for publication in prescribed formats and resolution.

About the award

The PAM Student Awards seeks to promote scholarship, innovation, merit and excellence in the youth towards the study of architecture. It also demonstrates the commitment and investment of both PAM and the Benefactor towards architectural design excellence.