In partnership with Make Architects and Sir John Soane’s Museum, World Architecture Festival (WAF) announces the call for entries for the sixth edition of The Architecture Drawing Prize, sponsored by Iris Ceramica Group. Launched in 2017, the Prize was established to celebrate and showcase the art and skill of architectural drawing.
Submissions across three categories will be evaluated based on their technical skill, originality of approach and ability to convey an architectural idea. Drawings can be entirely speculative or relate to real projects.
This year’s judges are Director of Sir John Soane’s Museum, Bruce Boucher; artist Pablo Bronstein; Founder of Lily Jencks Studio, Lily Jencks; artists Ben Langlands & Nikki Bell; Iris Ceramica Group CEO, Federica Minozzi; Senior Partner at Foster + Partners, Narinder Sagoo and Founder of Make Architects, Ken Shuttleworth.
Paul Finch, Programme Director of the World Architecture Festival, and chair of the judging panel, comments: “We are delighted to launch the sixth year of The Architecture Drawing Prize, which has become an important fixture and highlight within the World Architecture Festival programme. We’re also delighted to have the Iris Ceramica Group, who carry a strong interest in the culture of architecture, as our distinguished sponsors.”
importance of the Prize that assumes a prominent role in reflecting architectural creativity”.
The entry deadline for all submissions is 9 September 2022. The shortlist and winners will be decided in October and then go on display at the World Architecture Festival in Lisbon from 30 November to 2 December 2022. Category winners will receive complimentary tickets to the event, which will include a panel discussion featuring a number of the award judges and a gala dinner award presentation ceremony.
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