|Category||Idea Competition / Competition Result / Open to Students|
|Type||International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous|
|Registration Deadline||15 June 2016 GoogleCal iCal|
|Submission Deadline||15 June 2016 (via Online)|
|Eligibility||Individuals or groups of students, who are students during the study year 2015/16|
“Light of Tomorrow” is the overall theme of the International VELUX Award. The award seeks to challenge the future of daylight in the built environment with an open-minded and experimental approach. Therefore, the Award seeks to widen the boundaries of daylight in architecture, including aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, and the interaction between buildings and environment.
The award is an open ideas competition and it is organised globally in two phases: in the first phase, regional prizes will be awarded to projects from the UIA member regions 1) Western Europe, 2) Eastern Europe and the Middle East, 3) the Americas, 4) Asia+ Oceania and 5) Africa. In the second phase, prizes will be awarded to overall winners.
Not yet announced
A Grand Prize: 5,000 € per category (4,000 € to the student and 1,000 € to the teacher)
A prize: 1,250 € per category (1,000 € to the student and 250 € to the teacher)
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The jury meeting: June 2016
The Award event: October 2016