The Lisbon Architecture Triennale announced the long-awaited list of finalists for the third edition of the Début Prize, which aims to recognize offices and collectives whose artistic consolidation is still developing and whose thinking and approach are relevant to contemporary architectural scene.
Founded in 2013, the award is open to professionals under 35 years old, or offices whose average age does not exceed 35 years. Coming from Brazil, Mexico, USA, Spain, Italy and France, the ten finalists are:
- Bast (France)
- Bonell + Dòriga (Spain)
- COMMUNAL: Taller of Architecture (Mexico)
- gru.a (Brazil)
- Lacol (Spain)
- LANZA Atelier (Mexico)
- Lluís Alexandre Casanovas Blanco (USA)
- Norman Kelley (USA)
- sauermartins (Brazil)
- SUPERVOID Architects (Italy)
The jury of this edition of the award was composed by Ana Dana Beroš, Anna Ramos Sanz, Matte Lucarelli, Go Hasegawa, Joaquim Moreno, Mariabruna Fabrizi, Sofia von Ellrichshausen.
The Open Call lasted between May 24, 2018 and March 26 this year. In past edition, the Award recognized the work of Umwelt (Chile, 2016) and Jimenez Lai of the Bureau Spectacular (USA, 2013).