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Jacques Rougerie Foundation
Institut de France
Every year the Jacques Rougerie Foundation - Institut de France launches an International Competition in Architecture. The three prizes of the 2016 edition of the contest are:
“Innovation and Architecture for the Sea” Award: € 10.000
“Innovation and Architecture for Space” Award: € 10.000
“Architecture and Sea Level Rise” Award: € 10.000
Architects, designers, engineers, artists and urban planners are given a unique opportunity to win one of the three prizes of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation - Institut de France by creating innovative and ambitious projects. These architectural projects based on emerging developments and a prospective vision should address some core issues of mankind: greater environmental, industrial and technical responsibilities, while taking sustainable development principles into account.
Encourage, stimulate and reward creativity and boldness, this is the Jacques Rougerie - Space and Sea Generation Foundation - Institut de France award’s ambition.
Conditions of participation:
Students and professionals passionate about sea, space and major environmental challenges may register individually or as a team. Registration is only available online on the Foundation's website:
Registration opens March 31 and projects can be submitted no later than October 31, 2016.
The Jacques Rougerie Foundation incorporates an international multidisciplinary professional network of experts in each field of the three awards: the sea, the space and the sea level rise.
The Foundation and its network enhance opportunities and promote meetings and exchange essential to support young architects, designers, engineers, and shape their projects in detail.
The Prize and the Database:
Every prize consists of a financial reward of EUR 10.000 along with the support for the laureates in furthering their projects' development with the help of the professional network of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation - Institut de France.
Any project submitted has a chance to be included in the Jacques Rougerie's Foundation Database: www.jacquesrougeriedatabase.com
Free and accessible to everyone, the Database lists a wide range of architectural projects related to the sea, the space and the sea level rise.
Key dates of the International Competition in Architecture of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation:
Thursday, March 31, 2016: Registration opening
Monday, October 3, 2016: Registration closing
Tuesday, October 4, 2016: Projects submission opening
Monday, October 31, 2016: Projects submission closing
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 Award Ceremony
Jacques Rougerie Foundation
Port des Champs-Élysées
75008 Paris, France
+33 (0) 1 42 66 53 37
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