List of architecture prizes

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This is a list of architecture prizes.

Global awards[edit]

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Name Established Sponsor Frequency Recipient Other
AIA Gold Medal 1907 American Institute of Architects annual architect
Alvar Aalto Medal 1967 Finnish Association of Architects intermittent architect
Dedalo Minosse International Prize for commissioning a building 1997 ALA-Assoarchitetti and l'ARCA magazine (Italy) intermittent client 3 other categories
Erich Schelling Architecture Award 1992 Erich Schelling Foundation biennial architect
International Architecture Awards 2006 Chicago Athenaeum, ECAADUC, Metropolitan Arts Press annual building 33 - 114 per year
Jane Drew Prize 1998 Royal Institute of British Architects annual person For promotion of innovation, diversity and inclusiveness in architecture
Moriyama RAIC International Prize 2014 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada biennial architect C$100,000 prize
Praemium Imperiale 1989 Japan Art Association annual building four other categories
Pritzker Prize 1979 Pritzker family annual architect, building
Royal Gold Medal 1848 Royal Institute of British Architects annual architect
Thomas Jefferson Medal in Architecture 1966 Thomas Jefferson Foundation annual architect
UIA Gold Medal 1984 International Union of Architects triennial architect
Wolf Prize in Arts 1981 Wolf Foundation intermittent architect
World Architecture Festival 2008 EMAP annual architect, building 17 categories

International regional awards[edit]

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Name Established Sponsor Frequency Recipient Other
Aga Khan Award for Architecture 1977 Aga Khan IV triennial building, architect
Emirates Glass LEAF Award 2005 Leading European Architects Forum annual architect
European Prize for Architecture 2010 European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies
and Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture.
annual architect
European Prize for Urban Public Space 2000 Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona biennial architect + promoter
European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture
"Mies van der Rohe award"
1988 EU and Fundació Mies van der Rohe biennial building
Forum AID Award 2006 Forum AID magazine, Sweden annual architect + building 2 other categories
Heinrich Tessenow Medal 1963 Alfred Toepfer Foundation (Hamburg) annual architect

International and national thematic awards[edit]

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Name Theme Established Sponsor Region Frequency Recipient Other
Collaborative Achievement Award Collaboration 2010 American Institute of Architects national annual allied professionals
CTBUH Skyscraper Award Skyscrapers 2002 Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat international annual building, architect
Edmund N. Bacon Prize[1] New Classical Architecture, New Urbanism 2006 Philadelphia Center for Architecture national annual architect along with Ed Bacon Student Design Competition
Emporis Skyscraper Award Skyscrapers 2000 Emporis magazine international annual building
James D. MacConnell Award[2] Educational facilities 1991 Council of Educational Facilities Planners International international annual architect, school district, institution, contractor
Daylight and Building Component Award Daylighting 1980 VELUX (Denmark) international intermittent architect
Driehaus Prize for Classical Architecture New Classical Architecture, New Urbanism 2003 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation international annual architect
Grand Prix de l'urbanisme Urbanism 1989 French Ministry for Ecology, Energy, Sustainable Development and Planning national annual urban planner
MIPIM AR Future Projects Award Projects 2002 MIPIM trade show & Architectural Review magazine international annual building, architect unbuilt or incomplete projects
Outstanding Structure Award Structure 2000 International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering international annual building architect, contractor, engineer and owner
Palladio Award[3] New Classical Architecture, vernacular 2002 AIM Media, Period Homes and others national annual architect/firm
RAIC Architectural Firm Award [2] Firms 2003 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada national annual firm
RAIC Urban Design Award [3] Urban design 2006 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada national biennial individual/firm urban design
RAIC Prix du XXe siècle [4] 20th century 2007 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada national annual building buildings 25-50 years old

National awards[edit]

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Name Established Sponsor Frequency Recipient Other
AIA Honor Awards
AIJ Prizes 1949 Architectural Institute of Japan annual architect, building
Architecture Firm Award 1962 American Institute of Architects annual architect
BCS Awards 1960 Japan Federation of Construction Contractors annual building
Building of the Year Award 1994-2002 Royal Institute of British Architects annual building preceded the
Sterling Prize
Croatian Architects Association Award
DBEW competition 2001 Hanssem corporation, Korea intermittent architect Contemporary house
Edward C. Kemper Award [5] 1950 American Institute of Architects annual architect
Grand Prix Architektu [6] 2007 Czech Association of Architects (UIA) annual building, architect
Kasper Salin Prize 1962 Swedish Association of Architects annual building
Likha Awards United Architects of the Philippines [7]
National Design Awards 2000 Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum annual architect 13 other categories
Governor General's Medals in Architecture 2002 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada biennial architect
Institute Honor Awards for Architecture 2010 American Institute of Architects annual architect 2 other categories
National Architecture Award 1981 Australian Institute of Architects annual architect 10 categories
P/A Awards [8] 1953 Progressive Architecture magazine annual building annual themes
Prix de Rome 1720-1968 French Royal Academy of Architecture intermittent scholarship Ended in 1968
Prix de l'Équerre d'Argent 1986 Le Moniteur (France) annual architect & building owner
Prix de Rome (Belgium) 1832 Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp triennial architect 3 other categories
RAIC Gold Medal 1967 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada annual architect
RIAI Triennial Gold Medal 1934 Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland triennial building, architect
RIAS Andrew Doolan Award for Architecture 2002 Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland annual architect, building
RIBA European Award 2005 Royal Institute of British Architects annual building, architect
RIBA International Award 2007 Royal Institute of British Architects annual building, architect
RAIA Gold Medal 1960 Australian Institute of Architects annual architect
Robin Boyd Award 1981 Australian Institute of Architects annual house, architect
Rome Prize 1905 American Academy in Rome annual artist, scholar
Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence 1987 Bruner Foundation biennial project
Spanish International Architecture Prize [9] 2013
Stirling Prize 1996 Royal Institute of British Architects annual architect, building
Twenty-five Year Award 1969 American Institute of Architects annual building
Vincent Scully Prize 1999 National Building Museum annual practice, scholarship or criticism
Whitney M. Young Jr. Award [10] 1972 American Institute of Architects annual architect
Tamayouz Award [11] 2012 Tamayouz-Iraq annual Student, Building, Female Architect

Awards for students and young architects[edit]

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Name Established Sponsor Region Frequency Recipient Other
AIA Young Architects Award [12] 1993 American Institute of Architects national annual student
International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture 2004 VELUX (Denmark) international biennial student Daylighting
IS ARCH Awards for Architecture Students [13] 2012 ISARCH 6 months students
Rieger Graham Prize[4] 2006 The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art international biennal graduate architect
RAIC Young Architect Award [14] . Royal Architectural Institute of Canada national annual architect young architect
RIAI Travelling Scholarship 1935 Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland annual student
RIBA Presidents Medals Students Award [15] 1998 Royal Institute of British Architects national annual student originally awarded circa 1850

Local awards[edit]

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Award Place Established Frequency Recipient
Harleston Parker Medal Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Kent Design Awards Kent County Council, UK 2000 biennial architect and building owner
Pug Awards Toronto, Canada
Valmor Prize Lisbon, Portugal
Vorbildliche Bauten im Lande Hessen Hessen, Germany 1954 triennial architect and building owner

Humorous awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edmund N. Bacon Prize". Philadelphia Center for Architecture. Retrieved 10 April 2014. 
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ palladioawards.com
  4. ^ Rieger Graham Prize
  5. ^ Watson, Anna (22 July 2010). "Six in race for Carbuncle Cup". bdonline.co.uk. Retrieved 2010-07-27.