International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture

The International VELUX Award for students of architecture is a competition that wants to encourage and challenge students to explore the theme of daylight - and to create a deeper understanding of this ever-relevant source of energy, light and life. The award encourages projects that celebrate the privilege of being a student with curiosity and with the willingness to think “out of the box” – as well as consider the social, sociological and environmental dimension of daylight.

Registration for the International VELUX Award 2016 for Students of Architecture is open until 1 April 2016. With entries from over 350 schools of architecture in 60 countries, the International VELUX Award has established itself as the most important and biggest global student competition.

Students or teams who are active students in 2015-2016 and backed by a teacher from a school of architecture are invited to participate and need to register at

This year, the winners of the International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture will be announced at the World Architecture Festival in Berlin on 18 November 2016 and will be featured in the November issue of The Architectural Review. Registered students must submit their final project by 15 June 2016 and all entries will be exhibited on

Download the information related to this competition here.

  • Title

    International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Student Competitions)
  • Organizers

  • Registration Deadline

    April 01, 2016 11:30 PM
  • Submission Deadline

    June 15, 2016 11:30 PM
  • Price


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Cite: "International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture" 25 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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