International VELUX Award challenges students of architecture all over the world to push the boundaries of daylight in architecture within any scare and looking at aesthetics, functionality, sustainability, and the interaction between buildings and the environment.
Projects can be submitted in two categories:
- Daylight in Buildings
- Daylight Investigations
Regional winners - one in each category - will be found in each of the worlds regions; Africa, The Americas, Asia/Oceania, Eastern Europe/Middle East and Western Europe.
Students can register from 1 September 2017 to 1 April 2018 and submit their daylight projects before 15 June 2018.
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Reviewed by acknowledged jury
An international jury will appoint the ten regional winners in June 2018, and the ten winning project teams will be invited to present their project live to the jury at an event in October 2018, where finally two global winning teams – one of each category - will be elected and celebrated. All winning projects will be awarded within a total prize sum of up to €30,000.