Jacques Rougerie Foundation-Institut de France 2016 International Competition in Architecture (30,000 Euro Prize)

Application Deadline: Monday, October 3, 2016

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: innovative materials, techniques and fundamental advance in design, development, energy saving or natural resources, recycling.


  • Prizes will be awarded, regardless of age, to an individual author or to a team.
  • The contest is open for students, researchers, conceivers, artists, etc
  • Participants can compete individually or in multidisciplinary teams with one team member as a leader referred to as “Project Manager”.
  • An individual contestant can only participate once in the 2016 Competition and with a single project. Multiple applications result into an automatic disqualification be it individual or collective participation
  • Those taking part in the organization of the competition are not allowed to participate either directly or indirectly.


  • 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


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

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Jacques Rougerie Foundation-Institut de France 2016 International Competition in Architecture


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