DETAIL Prize 2016

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DETAIL Prize 2016

June 30, 2016


For the first time this year as new prize categories, two special prizes, DETAIL inside and DETAIL structure, will also be awarded. Besides architects, interior designers, specifiers and designers as well as civil and structural engineers can now also submit their projects. Also on offer is the DETAIL Readers’ Prize, the winner of which will be decided by the DETAIL readership by means of an online vote.

Projects of all building types and completed anywhere in the world after 1 January 2013 are eligible to compete for the DETAIL Prize 2016. Construction projects for new buildings, renovations, conversions and extensions may all be submitted. More information about the competition brief, terms and conditions, entry scope and the query portal are given online.

All entries for the DETAIL Prize 2016 should be submitted online.

The DETAIL editorial team will choose the most impressive projects from all the entries. In July, in a second step, the juryof renowned experts, including Enrique Sobejano, Mike Schlaich, Gilles Retsin and Peter Ippolito, will from the nominations select the winners of the DETAIL Prize 2016.

At a public symposium to be held on 11 November 2016 in Berlin, the best winning projects for the main prize and the prize-winning projects for the other categories will be presented by the respective offices. The prizes will be handed over the same evening at a gala award ceremony. An exhibition of the selected projects at BAU 2017, the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems, in Munich in January 2017 will mark the conclusion of the DETAIL Prize 2016 competition.

The DETAIL Prize, this year being awarded for the seventh time in ten years, is awarded to futureoriented, innovative and standard-setting projects that have outstanding architectural and technical qualities.

The prize is awarded every two years by DETAIL in cooperation with partners and sponsors from the political arena and industry. The declared aim of the DETAIL Prize is to highlight the importance of architecture for society, to strengthen the role of architects in public, and to promote networking among architects, industrialists, developers and politicians.

DETAIL once again looks forward to numerous submissions!