European Prize of Architecture Philippe Rotthier
Established in 1982 by the architect Philippe Rotthier, this triennial prize rewards works of collective and cultural value with regional roots and using natural and sustainable materials that draw on the genius of the European town and a dialogue with the past and with history.
THÈME DU PRIX 2020 : GENIUS LOCI – GÉNIE DES LIEUX
The 2020 Philippe Rotthier European Prize will reward architecture, projects and urban developments that, true to the wishes of its founder, are sensitive to and inspired by the spirit of the place and that contribute to respect for the planet. The Prize will reward works produced during the last five years.
RECEPTION OF ENTRIES
Entry files must be sent to the Fonds pour L'Architecture, for the attention of Anne-Marie Pirlot, 55 rue de l’Ermitage, Ixelles (Belgium).
55 rue de l’Ermitage, Ixelles, Belgique
Or per e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Before : 30 avril 2020
The file in A3 format, of 20 pages maximum, should include all documents of use in understanding the work (plans, cross-sections, photographs before and after) as well as contact details of the natural person or corporate entity submitting the entry file, the name of the architect and of the contracting authority. Works entered for the prize must have been built within the last five years. Entry files must be in French or English and will not be returned.
The international jury, consisting of a dozen prominent European figures from a range of professional backgrounds, will meet on 19 and 20 June 2020 under the presidency of Maurice Culot. The final list of jury members will be posted on the website www.rotthierprize.be. The results will be announced in the press and candidates will be notified by email.
An amount of 35,000 euros will be made available to the jury by the prize founder, Philippe Rotthier.
PRIZEWINNERS, EXHIBITION AND PUBLICATION
The prize-giving ceremony will take place at the Architecture Museum La Loge on Saturday 17 October 2020 in the presence of the prizewinners and prominent European personalities. It will be followed by the inauguration of the exhibition of the prizewinning and mentioned works. These will also be included in a catalogue. A touring version of the exhibition is available on request.
The files and documents sent will not be returned. Candidates cede their rights to reproduction and communication of their documents to the Philippe Rotthier Foundation for Architecture.
Fonds pour L'architecture,
55 rue de l’Ermitage,
B-1050 Brussels, Belgium