Renowned jury to evaluate projects
Student teams registered to participate in the award competition are asked to submit a project by June 15 in one of the two categories – ‘Daylight in buildings’ or ‘Daylight investigations’.
In June, the jury will select two winners from each of the five Union of Architects member regions; 1) Western Europe 2) Eastern Europe and the Middle East 3) The Americas 4) Asia and Oceania, and 5) Africa. The winners will be invited to personally present their projects at the World Architecture Festival in November. Here, the jury will choose one global winner from each of the award categories. The jury will also present awards to students who demonstrate innovative use of VELUX products.
This year, the jury consists of the internationally-acclaimed architects Carme Pigem (ES), Rick Joy (US), Saša Begović (HR) and Li Hu (CH), in addition to the vice president of VELUX Innovation Center, Martin Pros Jepsen.
More about International VELUX Award
The Award has been running since 2003, with prize-giving events in 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016.
The Award is arranged in close collaboration with the International Union of Architects (UIA) and the World Architecture Festival and is acknowledged by The European Association for Architectural Education, The American Institute of Architecture Students, the Architectural Research Centers Consortium, and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
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