Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Début Award

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For the fourth time, the Lisbon Architecture Triennale presents the Début Award to an architect or a practice in order to celebrate their achievements and stimulate their career. Applications, both individual and collective, will be evaluated by an international jury. A group of influential nominators from Portugal and other parts of the world will also suggest other studios that will be invited to apply, besides the submissions made by the applicants’ own initiative.With this award we hope to support new voices and forms of architectural practice. We also hope the award will contribute to these authors’ intellectual and professional growth at a critical and transformative stage in their careers.
EligibilityThe competition is open to architects under the age of 35 (thirty five), or any architecture office with an average age up to 35 (thirty five) by February 28, 2022. Only one submission per applicant will be admitted.For collective applications, the group of architects must be working together on a regular basis and each of the submitted projects must be authored by at least 2/3 (two thirds) of the applying group . In case of an individual application, the projects that are presented should be uniquely and exclusively authored by the applicant.The prize will be given to one person, in case of individual application, or a studio, in case of a collective application. The prize will not be given to a group of individual names.PrizeA prize of €10,000 (ten thousand Euro) will be awarded to the winning architect or studio. A shortlist of 10 (ten) architects/studios will also be honourably mentioned.ConferenceThe Lisbon Architecture Triennale will organise and promote a conference with the winner of the Début Award, which will take place in an auditorium, in the Portuguese capital city, during the opening days (September 29 to October 1, 2022). There are no admission charges. Guidelines here.