Prix de Rome in Architecture - Emerging Practitioners
Yves Patrick Poitras
Yves Patrick Poitras explores the ways in which hybrid architectural forms can make communities stronger and more efficient. He will be visiting Berlin and Hong Kong, cities that have successfully reconceived their urban fabric by creating unique hybrid spaces.
What is this prize?
The Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners is awarded to a recent graduate from a Canadian architectural school who has demonstrated exceptional potential in contemporary architectural design. With this prize, the recipient may visit architectural buildings and carry out an internship at an internationally renowned architectural firm anywhere in the world.
$34,000 for the work program, travel and public presentation
How to qualify
Apply to the Council.
A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.
For eligibility criteria, the application form and for further information on this prize, see the Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners Guidelines.
Who created this prize?
Inspired by the Prix de Rome in architecture, which was created in the 18th century and helped young architects train in Italy, the Prix de Rome in Architecture for Emerging Practitioners was established in Canada in 1987 in pursuit of a more outward-looking vision towards the world.
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