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October 3, 2023


Photo from GCCA [enlarge]
Last year’s top photo was taken by Ferdz Bedana of a skatepark in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Got a really cool photo of a project that used concrete? Here’s your chance to win $10,000. The Global Cement and Concrete Association has opened this year’s Concrete in Life competition, which seeks photos highlighting the beauty, sustainability and essential role of concrete throughout world. The contest is open to all — professionals, amateurs or anyone with a smart phone. In addition to the top prize, there will also be a $5,000 people’s choice winner, and winners of $2,500 in four categories: urban design, concrete infrastructure, concrete in daily life, and beauty and design. Last year, the contest attracted more than 14,000 entries from every continent. The top 2022 winner was an image of a skateboard park in the United Arab Emirates. People can enter as many photos as they wish over X (formerly Twitter) or Instagram. Submit using the hashtag #ConcreteInLife2023 and one of the category hashtags: #UrbanConcrete, #ConcreteInfrastructure, #ConcreteInDailyLife?or #ConcreteBeautyAndDesign. Each category has an amateur and professional prize. The deadline is Nov. 15. Winners will be announced in early 2024.

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