BLUE AWARD 2012 Print
Tuesday, 24 May 2011 19:00

The Blue Award 2012 is making its second appearance as an anonymous, international, single-phase competition, and is intended for students of architecture, regional planning and urbanism. 163 projects from 86 faculties and architecture schools spread across 49 countries were submitted for the first edition, Blue Award 09.


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"Sustainable architecture is neither a question of style nor of technical solutions. Sustainable architecture can be described as a responsible approach towards the task of building." explains Françoise-Hélène Jourda, Architect and Initiator Blue Award. " is in the future projects of current students in architecture and planning where the nucleus of a revised and respectful attitude and architectural approach towards our environment will be found."

Kick Off Event of May 31, 2011

The Kick Off Event of May 31, 2011 (11:00 am) at the Vienna University of Technology (Kuppelsaal) gives the winners of the first competition the opportunity to present their works -  some of their designs were built.

Prize sum of €20,000

In February 2012, a jury of international experts (including honorary chair Sir Michael Hopkins) will take place on April 26, 2012 at the Vienna University of Technology.
The prize sum of 20,000.- Euros will be divided by the jury among the three categories of the competition.  The jury may decide upon a number of honorable mentions. In a special exhibition and a printed publication, the best award entries will be presented.


31.05.2011 Kick Off Event
31.05.2011 Start of Registration
01.10.2011 Start of Submissions
01.02.2012 End of Submissions


Vienna University of Technology, Department for Spatial and Sustainable Design

In cooperation with the Society of Architecture and Spatial Design

Last Updated on Tuesday, 24 May 2011 09:13