Archiprix International presents biennally the world's best graduation projects in Architecture, Urban Design and Landscape Architecture. The edition 2019 is organized in cooperation with Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Escuela de Arquitectura and FAU Universidad de Chile
Inviting the universities
Archiprix International sends invitations to the chairs of all universities worldwide teaching architecture urban design and/or landscape architecture. These schools are invited to select their best graduation project completed after July 1, 2012 and invite the designer(s) to submit the selected project for participation. The submitted graduation projects have to comply with prescribed panel dimensions (6 panels A2). In addition to the 6 panels the designer can upload the project on our website where all entries of all editions will be accessible for everyone interested.
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Registration for universities
The selected best graduation project can be registerd here by using the login codes given in the invitation letter.
Registration and upload for participants
Designers whose graduation project is selected by the university can register and upload their project here, using the login codes received from the university.
September 1, 2014
Registration deadline All projects must be registered before the deadline, the date will be announced later
September 5 till 30, 2014
Period for submissions. All entries must arrive at the ETSAM between 5 and 30 September 2014
All submitted entries will be reviewed in the ETSAM by an international jury. The international jury of experts will assess and comment upon the submissions. The jury report will be published on the web site and in the book. The jury will select the very best projects.
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All participants will be invited to participate in the Archiprix International workshops. These best graduates from around the world form a unique group of young talented designers. They will assemble in the premises of the ETSAM. The workshops are lead by prominent designers and will address themes relevant to architecture, urban design and/or landscape architecture in the 21st century. The organization and further programming of the workshops will be done by the ETSAM in consultation with Archiprix International.
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All entries will be exposed in a major exhibition. A selection of graduation projects submitted to Archiprix International: the nominees selected by the jury and the favorites selected by the participants, will be compiled into a major overview exhibition to be shown in public venues for a broad public. The exhibition concept will be developed in collaboration with the Antenna-Men.
May 8 2015
Hunter Douglas Awards ceremony
The Archiprix International awards ceremony will be held after the workshop. All participants, as well as representatives of the participating educational institutions and of the participating countries will be invited to attend. Hunter Douglas will invite their architect relations. The chairperson of the international jury will present the jury report and announce the winners. The program focuses mainly on the Archiprix International participants and their plans.
May 8 2015
A selection of the submitted entries of the Archiprix International will be published in a book. The book will present a crossection of the submitetd projects, among them the projects nominated by the jury, the favourites of the participants. (see the previous editions for an example) The book will be edited by Archiprix International Rotterdam, the design and lay-out of the book will be done by the Antenna-Men.
All submitted projects of all editions of the Archiprix International are published on the website. The Archiprix International website serves a dual purpose. On the one hand it provides an international platform for budding design talent whose graduation work can be viewed in digital form. On the other hand it functions as an easily accessed source of information about Archiprix International for the participating students and educational institutions. Over the years, regardless of which country takes on the task of organizing Archiprix International, the website remains a constant factor, a reliable source of information with details about educational institutions and a virtual exhibition space for the most talented young designers of the moment.
The website also presents the world’s most extensive list of schools in the fields of architecture, urban design and landscape architecture. All participants receive a unique username and password to upload their project.
The jury reviewed all 351 entries in November 2014 at the ETSAM in Madrid. After the jurymeetings each of the jurymembers made some general remarks.
Luis Fernández-Galiano is an architect, professor at the School of Architecture, Madrid, and editor of Architectura Viva, Spain's leading architecture magazine. He also writes on architecture for Spain’s leading newspaper, El País. He has been on the jury of several national and international competitions. Luis Fernández-Galiano is also author of architecture books including La Quimera Moderna and Fire and Memory: On Architecture and Energy, which traces the origins of architecture from ancient history through current times. He has been the Cullinan Professor at Rice University, USA, a visiting scholar at the Getty Center of Los Angeles and a visiting critic at Princeton, Harvard and the Berlage Institute in the Netherlands.
Anupama Kundoo’s internationally recognised and award-winning architecture practice started in 1990, demonstrates a strong focus on material research and experimentation towards an architecture that has low environmental impact and is appropriate to the socio-economic context. Kundoo has built extensively in India and has had the experience of working, researching and teaching in a variety of cultural contexts across the world: TU Berlin, AA School of Architecture London, Parsons New School of Design New York, University of Queensland Brisbane, IUAV Venice and ETSAB Barcelona. She is currently Professor at UCJC Madrid where she is Chair of ‘Affordable Habitat’. She is also the Strauch Visiting Critic at Cornell University.
Eduardo Arroyo graduated as an architect and town planner in 1988 from the ETSAM in Madrid. Since the he has taught and lectured worldwide. In 1989 he founded NO.MAD in Amsterdam, moved to Paris and Bilbao and is based in Madrid since 1996. Awarded in many occasions the work of NO.MAD has been published and exhibited in many countries. The work combines precision, chance and necessity always in search for the unknown.
Catherine Mosbach is a Landscape architect, she graduated at the ENSP of Versailles in 1986. She is co-editor and co-founder of the magazine Pages Paysages in 1987. She received the Rosa Barba European Landscape award for the Botanical Garden of Bordeaux, at the III European Biennial on Landscape of Barcelona in 2003. Some of her key projects are the Saint Denis Canal Promenade in Paris, the Archeological Park in Solutre, the Botanical Garden in Bordeaux, the Museum Park Louvre in Lens, the Republic plaza in Paris and the Jade ecopark in Taichung. Her activity has been often recognized and reported in numerous publications. She is author of conferences and lectures related to the urban green. She took part of some exhibition like “Bordeaux botanical garden” Constructing the Contemporary Landscape architecture at the MoMA in New York in 2006, “choreography in five movements” la construction du paysage at CDAN Centro de arte y naturaleza Fundacion Beulas in Huesca in 2008 and “kinetic bonds” Wunderlich Gallery at The University of Melbourne in Melbourne in 2010.
Zhenyu Li Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University, Shanghai China.