Eduardo Souto de Moura wins 2019 BigMat Grand Prize for Architecture

Previous Grand Prize winners of the biannual award include Lacaton & Vassal, Alberto Campo Baeza, and Xaveer De Geyter. The 4th edition of the biennial BigMat Architecture Award rewarded quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€, distributed in 1 Grand Prize, 6 National Prizes and 7 Prizes for Finalists.

 

Power Plant for the “FOZ TUA” DAM, 2018, Foz do Tua, Portugal, Souto Moura Arquitectos S.A. © Luís Ferreira Alves; Juan Rodriguez and Carlos Castro

 

The awards ceremony took place yesterday, November 22th, at “Palais de la Bourse” in Bordeaux, France, in the presence of the architects competing for the Grand Prize, the members of the international panel of judges and the companies making up the BigMat Group. The selected 15 finalists were chosen back in September from the more than six hundred entries presented in April.

Out of a total of almost six hundred projects presented across the seven European countries taking part (Belgium, Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain), the panel of judges chaired by Jesús Aparicio and comprising Stéphane Beel (Belgium), Petr Pelcak (Czech Republic + Slovakia), Philippe Prost (France), Paolo Zermani (Italy), Fuensanta Nieto (Portugal + Spain) and awards secretary Jesús Donaire, decided to award the BigMat International Grand Prize’19 to the Power Plant for the “FOZ TUA” DAM in Foz do Tua, Portugal, by Portuguese architect Eduardo Souto de Moura. (more…)

Bordeaux, host to the BigMat ’19 International Architecture Award Ceremony

The awards ceremony will be held this Friday 22 November at “Palais de la Bourse” in Bordeaux (France) during the annual international congress of BigMat Group. The winners of the National Awards, the Youth Award and the BMIAA’19 Grand Prize will all be revealed in the ceremony.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award National Prize Trophy

 

The winners will arise among the 14 projects + 1 young mention selected by the members of the Jury out of the over 600 presented in this fourth edition of the Prize. President Jesús Aparicio and Secretary Jesús Donaire, along with the rest of the members of the jury: Stéphane Beel (Belgium), Petr Pelčak (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Philippe Prost (France), Paolo Zermani (Italy) and Fuensanta Nieto (Portugal and Spain) met in Madrid back in July in order to shortlist the projects for the 2019 edition of the BigMat Architecture Award. (more…)

BigMat ’19 International Architecture Award finalists revealed

The BigMat Group is pleased to announce the final projects competing for the IV BigMat International Architecture Award. The awards ceremony will be held in Bordeaux on Friday, 22 November, where the winners of the National Awards, the Youth Award and the BMIAA’19 Grand Prize will all be revealed.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award 19 finalists

 

The list of finalists include TRANS architectuur stedenbouw, Wim Goes Architectuur BVBA and Binario architectes sciv sprl from Belgium; Petr Stolín and Ondřej Tuček from the Czech Republic, Septembre and Eric Lapierre Experience from France, Amanzio Farris Architetto and Ipostudio architetti from Italy, Souto Moura Arquitectos and Andreia Garcia Architectural Affairs and Diogo Aguiar Studio from Portugal, JRKVC and GutGut from Slovakia, RAW/deAbajoGarcia and MGM Morales de Giles Arquitectos from Spain. (more…)

Discover the selected projects for the BigMat International Architecture Award ’19

The 4th edition of the biennial BigMat Architecture Award rewards quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€, distributed in 1 Grand Prize, 6 National Prizes, 7 Prizes for Finalists and one Special Mention for Young Architects. Check out all the info here.

 

Image of the Jury meeting in Madrid © BigMat Architecture Award

 

The members of the Jury of the 2019 BigMat International Architecture Award have selected 83 projects out of the over 600 presented in this fourth edition of the Prize. President Jesús Aparicio and Secretary Jesús Donaire, along with the rest of the members of the jury: Stéphane Beel (Belgium), Petr Pelčak (Czech Republic and Slovakia), Philippe Prost (France), Paolo Zermani (Italy) and Fuensanta Nieto (Portugal and Spain) met in Madrid in order to shortlist the projects for the 2019 edition of the BigMat Architecture Award. The projects selected as finalists will be announced next September.

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Alberto Campo Baeza elected as Honorary Fellowship of the AIA

The Spanish architect, winner of the BigMat ’15 International Architecture Award Grand Prize with his office building in Zamora, has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the AIA.

 

Museo de la memoria de Andalucia © Javier Callejas

 

The architect Alberto Campo Baeza has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship of the AIA. The conferral ceremony took place on June 7 at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas, during the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019. (more…)

BigMat International Architecture Award ’19: last week to submit your entry!

The deadline for entries to the BigMat International Architecture Award is next Thursday, May 16. The 4th edition of the biennial BigMat Architecture Award rewards quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€, distributed in 1 Grand Prize, 6 National Prizes, 7 Prizes for Finalists and one Special Mention for Young Architects.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award ’17 Grand Prize, FRAC Grand Large by Lacaton & Vassal © Laurian Ghinitoiu

 

The prize is open to architects who work in one of the seven participating countries: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Any architects whose professional address is in any of the seven participating countries and whose works have also been built in these territories can submit their works until the 16th of May 2019. To be eligible for the award, the project must have been built between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2019 in any of the participating countries. Buildings that won or made the final in previous editions of this competition may not be entered again into this fourth edition.

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Deadline extended for the BigMat International Architecture Award ’19

The deadline for entries to the BigMat International Architecture Award has been extended until May 16. Applicants to compete among the best architecture built in Europe can still register for free online. The biennial prize rewards quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award ’17 Grand Prize, FRAC Grand Large by Lacaton & Vassal © Laurian Ghinitoiu

 

The prize is open to architects who work in one of the seven participating countries: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Any architects whose professional address is in any of the seven participating countries and whose works have also been built in these territories can submit their works until the 16th of May 2019. To be eligible for the award, the project must have been built between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2019 in any of the participating countries. Buildings that won or made the final in previous editions of this competition may not be entered again into this fourth edition.

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One week left! BigMat International Architecture Award call for entries

The 4th edition of the biennial BigMat Architecture Award rewards quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€, distributed in 1 Grand Prize, 6 National Prizes, 7 Prizes for Finalists and one Special Mention for Young Architects. Check out all the info here.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award ’17 Grand Prize, FRAC Grand Large by Lacaton & Vassal © Laurian Ghinitoiu

 

The prize is open to architects who work in one of the seven participating countries: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Any architects whose professional address is in any of the seven participating countries and whose works have also been built in these territories can submit their works until the 26th of April 2019. To be eligible for the award, the project must have been built between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2019 in any of the participating countries. Buildings that won or made the final in previous editions of this competition may not be entered again into this fourth edition.

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Three weeks left to submit your project for the BigMat International Architecture Award ’19

The 4th edition of the biennial BigMat Architecture Award rewards quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€, distributed in 1 Grand Prize, 6 National Prizes, 7 Prizes for Finalists and one Special Mention for Young Architects. Check out all the info here.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award ’17 Grand Prize, FRAC Grand Large by Lacaton & Vassal © Philippe Ruault

 

The prize is open to architects who work in one of the seven participating countries: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Any architects whose professional address is in any of the seven participating countries and whose works have also been built in these territories can submit their works until the 26th of April 2019. To be eligible for the award, the project must have been built between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2019 in any of the participating countries. Buildings that won or made the final in previous editions of this competition may not be entered again into this fourth edition.

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BigMat International Architecture Award ’19: submit your project now!

The 4th edition of the biennial BigMat Architecture Award rewards quality architectural production in Europe with more than 70.000€, distributed in 1 Grand Prize, 6 National Prizes, 7 Prizes for Finalists and one Special Mention for Young Architects. Check out all the info here.

 

BigMat International Architecture Award ’17 Grand Prize, FRAC Grand Large by Lacaton & Vassal © Philippe Ruault

 

The prize is open to architects who work in one of the seven participating countries: Belgium, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, France, Italy, Portugal and Spain. Any architects whose professional address is in any of the seven participating countries and whose works have also been built in these territories can submit their works until the 26th of April 2019. To be eligible for the award, the project must have been built between 1 January 2015 and 1 January 2019 in any of the participating countries. Buildings that won or made the final in previous editions of this competition may not be entered again into this fourth edition.

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