Prix de Rome in Architecture - Professional
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What is this prize?
The Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture is awarded to a young practitioner of architecture or an architectural firm that has completed their first built works and has demonstrated exceptional artistic potential.
$50,000 for the work program, travel and public presentation
How to qualify
Apply to the Council as an “individual applicant” or as an “architectural firm”.
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 Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture 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 Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture was established in Canada in 1987 in pursuit of a vision of a more outward-looking vision towards the world.
Program Officer, Prizes
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