The Independent Weekly today begins accepting entries in the 2009 INDesign Awards for excellence in architecture, interior design, historic preservation and urban planning. The deadline is Tuesday, March 31, at 5 p.m. Download the interior design entry form here and the architecture form here.
No license is required for residential projects, but entries for all commercial projects require a Louisiana license. Complete details are included on the entry forms.
Winning projects will be announced in The Independent on Wednesday, April 15, and profiled in a cover story on April 29. The awards will be presented as part of the 2009 Smart Growth Lecture on April 30 at The City Club. Charleston, S.C., Mayor Joe Riley will be the keynote speaker at the event. Under Riley’s leadership, Charleston has become recognized as one of the most livable and progressive cities in the U.S.
Tickets for the luncheon are $35 per person or $300 for a sponsored table for eight.