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Prix de Rome in Architecture - Emerging Practitioners

David Verbeek

David Verbeek

Current Winner

David Verbeek

David Verbeek is a Canadian designer, researcher and urbanist working with OMA (Office for Metropolitan Architecture) in Rotterdam. He received his Master of Architecture from the University of Toronto, where he was awarded the RAIC Gold Medal, the AIA Henry Adams Medal, and the OAA Architectural Guild Medal.


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.

Prize amount

$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.



October 2nd, 2018

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.

Further Information

Sarah Brown

Program Officer, Prizes

E-mail: sarah.brown@canadacouncil.ca

613-566-4414, ext. 6004

Toll free: 1-800-263-5588, ext. 6004

TTY: 1-866-585-5559

Next Deadline

October, 2018


Prize Amount


By Application

Cumulative list of winners

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