The $100,000 RAIC International Prize for transformative architecture is inviting submissions for its third edition, the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC) is pleased to announce.
This unique international award, formerly known as the Moriyama RAIC International Prize, recognizes the power of great architecture to transform society. In keeping with a focus on the social relevance of architecture, jurors will visit all finalist projects to see the buildings in use and appreciate their impact on society and human well-being.
The RAIC is accepting entries from architects anywhere in the world, of any nationality, until April 26, 2019. The buildings should be “inspired as well as inspiring” and reflect humanistic values of equality, respect, and inclusiveness. Projects should have been completed and in use for at least two years.
The winner is selected in an open, juried competition. The members of the 2019 RAIC International Prize jury are:
- Anne Carrier, FRAIC: Founder of Anne Carrier Architecture, a firm that received the Governor General’s Medal in Architecture in 2016 and The Architecture MasterPrize in 2018.
- Stephen Hodder, MBE: Hodder Associates received the most important award in British architecture for a single building, the inaugural RIBA Stirling Prize, and has won over 40 major awards. Hodder is past president of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
- Barry Johns, FRAIC: Principal of Barry Johns Architects, he was the first international recipient of the prestigious Leslie N. Boney Award from the American Institute of Architects for outstanding contributions to the profession in 2018.
- Eva Matsuzaki, PP/FRAIC: Founder of Women in Architecture and the first female president of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada in 1998-99.
- Diarmuid Nash, PP/FRAIC, Chair of the Jury: Nash is a partner at Moriyama & Teshima Architects, and his designs have won two Governor-General’s Medals for Architecture. He is past president of the RAIC and Chancellor of the RAIC College of Fellows.
- Gilles Saucier, FIRAC: Founding partner of Saucier+Perrotte Architectes, the first recipients of the Prix du Québec for design and architecture, and recipients of the RAIC Gold Medal 2018.
All submissions are due by April 26, 2019. The winner of the 2019 Prize will be announced on October 25, 2019, at a gala event in Toronto, Canada.
For more information on the 2019 RAIC International Prize and how to submit your application, please visit: internationalprize.raic.org
Title$100,000 RAIC International Prize for Transformative Architecture Now Accepting Submissions
TypeCompetition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
Submission DeadlineApril 26, 2019 09:53 AM
VenueRoyal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC)
Price500 CAD $