2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize

Result

2012 World Monuments Fund/Knoll Modernism Prize to the Architectural Consortium for Hizuchi Elementary School

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Overview

The Prize will be awarded in fall 2012 to a design professional or firm in recognition of innovative design solutions that preserved or saved a modern landmark at risk.

Category Award / Competition Result
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Conservation
Country New York, United States
Registration Deadline 31 July 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 31 July 2012 (Must be Received or via Online)
Eligibility All
Target Field Nominated projects must have been completed in the last five years.

Description
The Prize will be awarded in fall 2012 to a design professional or firm in recognition of innovative design solutions that preserved or saved a modern landmark at risk. The Prize was established to raise public awareness of the contribution modernism makes to contemporary life, the important place modernism holds in the architectural record, and the influential role that architects and designers play in preserving modern heritage. Projects that enhanced a site’s architectural, functional, economic, and environmental sustainability while benefiting the community are encouraged. Nominated projects must have been completed in the last five years.

Jury
The jury is chaired by Barry Bergdoll, Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture & Design, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
An independent jury of architectural scholars, conservators, and professionals in related fields

Prize
- A cash honorarium of $10,000
- A Knoll® Barcelona® chair
- Round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations in New York City to attend an awards dinner and present the project at a lecture at the Museum of Modern Art
- Media promotion of the winning project by the WMF Communications Department

Entry Fee
None

Entries
A narrative description (up to 500 words) and Six photos of the modern landmark

Submission Address
World Monuments Fund
Attn: WMF/Knoll Modernism Prize
350 Fifth Avenue
Suite 2412
New York, NY 10118
fax: (+1) 646-424-9593

Links
Past winners

Organizer
World Monuments Fund

Official Website
http://www.wmf.org/modernism-prize....