World Habitat Awards 2013

The Building and Social Housing Foundation is now accepting entries for the 2013 edition of the World Habitat Awards!

The were established in 1985 by the Building and Social Housing Foundation as part of its contribution to the United Nations International Year of Shelter for the Homeless. Two awards are given annually to projects from the global North as well as the South that provide practical and innovative solutions to current housing needs and problems. An award of £10,000 is presented to each of the two winners at the annual United Nations global celebration of World Habitat Day.

The deadline for submission is 1st November 2012.

The competition is open to any individual, organization or government agency that has an innovative and sustainable housing solution in any country of the world. More than one entry can be made by the same individual or organisation.

Initial submissions to the Awards need only comprise a concise description of the key aspects of the initiative, accompanied by images, and may be submitted in English, Spanish or French.

Find more information on the official competition website! 

Cite: Rosenfield, Karissa. "World Habitat Awards 2013" 29 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed 24 Oct 2014. <http://www.archdaily.com/?p=277811>