The Bauwelt Award (consisting of 6 awards of 5000 Euros each), awarded this year for the 10th time in cooperation with Messe München, applies to all categories of “First Work” – from the interior design of shops and stores to prototypal constructions, from public housing projects to the restructuring of a public space and to temporary interventions - and a not-yet-realized project with socially relevant approach for the advancement award (award optional). Qualified for submission is every first work the submitter has realized on his or her own responsibility and which has been completed after September 30th, 2013.
Deadline: The closing date of the digital submission is September 30th, 2016.
Participants: Eligible to participate are architects and landscape architects from all over the world, individuals as well as working teams.
Donatella Fioretti (Bruno Fioretti Marquez Architekten, Berlin)
Kaye Geipel (Bauwelt, Berlin)
Francis Kéré (Kéré Architecture, Berlin) - requested
Theresa Krenn (studio uek, Vienna)
Ritz Ritzer (bogevischs buero, Munich)
Jean Philippe Vassal (Lacaton Vassal, Paris) - requested
Documents and Submission: The digital upload to submit your work for the Bauwelt Award is open until September 30th, 2016. The submitted work must be illustrated on four DIN A3 sheets. The participants can style their sheets at their own discretion, following the guideline for the submission:
1. On the first sheet the project should be shown with a single photo.
2. On the second sheet the written description of the project should be placed including generell information of architect and project. The explanatory report should not exceed 200 words and must be given in German or English.
3. and 4. On the third and fourth sheet the participants take care to ensure that their work shall be represented by drawing and photographs completely and clearly in its totality and in the details. It is expected that the layout plans and sections necessary for understanding the project are delivered.
The presentation of the projects submitted for the Advancement Award is left to the authors’ discretion but must not exceed the amount of 4 DIN A3 sheets. The submitted documents will not be returned. Any recourse to courts of law is excluded.
Prize: The prize money consists of 30,000 Euros. Each winner of the five awards and of the advancement award will be awarded 5000 Euros. The jury is entitled to partition the prize money differently.
Publication: All award-winning projects as well as a selection of further entries will be published in Bauwelt 1–2.2017 and shown at the BAU 2017 on the Munich fairgrounds from January 16th to 21st, 2017. The prize award ceremony and exhibition opening will be Thursday, January 19th, 2017, at 2 pm as part of the conference held in hall C2. The exhibition will be shown on the gallery in the entrance area (west). All participants in the competition declare their acceptance of the Conditions of participation by their participation in the competition. The participants in the competition assure that they are the creators and authors of their competition entries. Furthermore, they declare their consent to the cost-free publication of their entries. The participants are solely responsible for obtaining allowances for the right of use of third parties (especially with regard to photographs). After the end of the BAU 2017, the award-winning and selected projects will be shown in further exhibitions. The exact locations and dates will be published in good time prior to the respective exhibitions in Bauwelt.
Download the information related to this competition here.
TitleBauwelt Award 2017: First Works
TypeGrants, Scholarships & Awards
Submission DeadlineSeptember 30, 2016 11:30 PM