To celebrate the beauty of the industry

To show the world that civil engineering can be visually pleasing

To celebrate the profession

To bring the profession to the layperson in a format that will be more readily understood


Entrants can send their entries electronically – via e-mail to

Entries from both industry professionals and photography enthusiasts are accepted

The photographs are used extensively in SAICE publications giving recognition to the photographers

 All photographs entered must portray projects and/or people in civil engineering

Entrants can respond by completing the downloadable entry form and attaching their photos in jpg format

The competition is open to the general public to submit photographs


 The entries must portray people and/or projects in civil engineering

Entries must portray health, safety and environmental compliancy

Entries must be electronic photos in jpeg format, of a high resolution and at least 1 MB in size

Entries will be judged on portrayal of civil engineering, artistry of civil engineering, technical excellence (quality of photo), visual impact, creativity & originality, and balance & composition

Permission for the reproduction of photos for any exhibition or publicity is assumed unless the entrant specifies otherwise

Due recognition will be given to the photographer where required

Entrants can send their entries electronically – via e-mail to

 Entries close on 16 September 2016


An adjudicating panel will select the top ten photos

The top ten photos are selected and the adjudicators further judge the photos from there

Winners will be announced at the SAICE–SAFCEC Awards function on 13 October 2016


1st place:     R3 000

2nd place:    R2 500

 3rd place:    R2 000


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