Call for submissions. UIA 2030 AWARD: UIA & UN-HABITAT
Deadline: 3rd January 2022

Docomomo International is pleased to share that “the UIA, in partnership with UN-Habitat, launched the UIA 2030 Award to promote the work of architects contributing to delivery of the UN 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, together with the New Urban Agenda. The biennial award, synchronized with the World Urban Forum, invites all architects around the world to submit entries for built projects which demonstrate design quality and have made significant contributions towards achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in six categories. The first cycle of the UIA Award (2021 – 2022) is now open for entries. Faced with the challenges of climate change, rapid urbanisation and deepening…

European Commission and Europa Nostra announce Europe’s top heritage award winners 2021
23rd September 2021

Docomomo International is pleased to share that the winners of the 2021 European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards, were announced last 23rd September 2021 and celebrated with a high-profile ceremony held at the headquarters of the Giorgio Cini Foundation in Venice. “During the ceremony, the four Grand Prix laureates and the Public Choice Award winner, selected from among this year’s 24 winning achievements from 18 European countries, were announced. Due to the safety precautions against COVID-19, the European Heritage Awards Ceremony 2021 was held for some 220 attendees, but was followed live by hundreds of heritage professionals, volunteers, lovers and supporters…

2021 Modernism in America Awards
Winners announcement. Ceremony on 11th November 2021, New York

Docomomo International is pleased to share the announcement of the 2021 Modernism in America Awards by Docomomo US. “Docomomo US is pleased to announce fifteen recipients of the 2021 Modernism in America Awards. These projects highlight the best in preservation practice by today’s architects, designers, preservation professionals, and grassroots advocates. This year’s awards recognize model preservation efforts that elevate original design intent while adapting to current day needs, inventory and survey projects that synthesize large swaths of information into digestible content, and critical advocacy initiatives that put public input and education at the forefront. The 2021 winners include: AWARD OF…

Call for Votes: European Heritage Awards/Europa Nostra Awards – Public choice award
Deadline: 5th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to invite you to discover the winners of the European Heritage Awards / Europa Nostra Awards 2021 and to vote to decide who will win this year’s Public Choice Award! You must vote for 3 projects. Your first vote counts for 3 points, your second vote for 2 and the third vote for 1. The winner of the Public Choice Award will be determined by the total number of votes. You cannot vote for the same country more than once. You can leave a comment for your favourite project(s) to be potentially featured in the Europa…

Call for Entries: 19th edition of the Barcelona Building Construmat Awards
Pre-registration deadline: 13th September, 2021

Docomomo International is glad to announce the 19th edition of the Barcelona Building Construmat Awards, curated by Fundació Mies van der Rohe and granted by Fira de Barcelona’s Barcelona Building Construmat International Trade Fair. These awards distinguish and publicize the proposed works that represent and generate added value to the construction sector in different areas. The Fundació adds its knowledge and experience from its commitment to disseminate and encourage research, debate and promotion of architectural culture. Registration is free and open until September 13. In this edition, all works of architecture, urban planning and infrastructure completed between 2019 and 2020…

Call for Nominations: SAH Award for Film and Video
Deadline: 31st July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for nominations for the SAH Award for Film and Video. Purpose The SAH Award for Film and Video was established in 2013 to recognize annually the most distinguished work of film or video on the history of the built environment. The deadline to submit a nomination for the 2022 SAH Award for Film and Video is July 31, 2021. Criteria The award is global in scope with no geographic or political boundaries limiting subject matter or production team. The topic of the film or video must be any aspect of the built…

Call for Nominations: SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award
Deadline: 31st July, 2021

Docomomo International would like to share the call for nominations for the SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award. Purpose The SAH David B. Brownlee Dissertation Award recognizes the most outstanding doctoral dissertation in the field of architectural history completed during the two years prior to the submission date. In recognition of Professor Brownlee’s wide-ranging interests, there will be no geographical or chronological limitation placed on the subject, but the dissertation must be submitted in English; translations into English are not eligible. The Award will recognize thorough primary research, original analysis, and exceptional writing. The Award The Award consists of a…

First edition PATRIMONIO.PT Awards
Deadline: 8th September, 2021

Docomomo International would like to draw your attention for the first edition of the PATRIMONIO.PT Awards. As part of the AR&PA – Iberian Cultural Heritage Biennial, the PATRIMONIO.PT Awards aim to distinguish good practices in the Heritage sector in the 2 years prior to the award date, rewarding national projects, entities and professionals operating in the sector. The Awards include a national and international Jury and are the result of a partnership between Spira – heritage revitalization | patrimonio.pt, with the collaboration of Turismo de Portugal and Herifairs – European Network of Heritage Fairs. Applications from June 1st to September…

10th Edition RTF Awards – Global Architecture & Design Awards 2021
Invitation to participate

Docomomo International would like to share the invitation to participate in the 10th Edition of  Rethinking the Future Awards – Global Architecture & Design Awards 2021. The Awards intend to invite the architects and interior designers who are trendsetters, the pioneers, and the leaders – who inspire by their continuous innovation and excellence and bring their best projects into the light to inspire the next generation to rethink the future. The previous winners in RTF Awards include prestigious firms from around the globe – Zaha Hadid Architects, Bjarke Ingels Group & Dialog, Perkins Eastman, Page, RTKL, AHR, Aecom, Henning Larsen, CAZA, DLR…

Winners: 2021 UIA Triennal
Gold medal & Prizes

Docomomo International is pleased to share with you the winners of the 2o21 UIA Triennal. The International Union of Architects (UIA) awards a Gold Medal and five prizes during the triennial UIA World Congress. The 2021 UIA World Congress in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is the first to be held virtually. To see the previous news about the congress, click here and here. The UIA Gold Medal: The UIA Gold Medal is awarded to Brazilian architect Paulo Mendes da Rocha, whose timeless work has marked the field of architecture. The Jury appreciated Mendes da Rocha’s unique status as a daring iconoclast whose work has taken…