‘materialPREIS 2015’ is the prize for materials in application. Outstanding materials competence being put to use to realize top-quality designs. More than 200 participants competed for the first place in each of the new categories. The diversity and high quality of the projects is an impressive display of how fruitful the partnership between materials competence and creativity can be. The expert jury of eminent architects, professors and designers awarded the first prize in the category ‘wood and wood materials’ to Kielsteg structural elements. The materialPREIS 2015 is the third round of the awards by the materials agency raumPROBE. This year, the prizes honoured architects, interior architects and designers who used materials in their projects in ways that display outstanding quality, innovation and vision.