Harvard GSD Wheelwright Prize International Competition For Architects 2018

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Entries and Nominations are been submitted for the Harvard GSD Wheelwright Architects Prize International Competition 2018,  all applicants are reminded of the necessity to comply with the eligibility criteria.

The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is pleased to announce the 2018 cycle of the Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards $100,000 to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The 2018 Wheelwright Prize is now accepting applications; Deadline for submissions is January 14, 2018. This annual prize is dedicated to fostering new forms of architectural research informed by cross-cultural engagement.

Type:Competition

Field: Architecture

To be Taken in :USA

 

Requirements:

  • The Wheelwright Prize is open to emerging architects practicing anywhere in the world.
  • The primary eligibility requirement is that applicants must have received a degree from a professionally accredited architecture program in the past 15 years.
  • An affiliation to the GSD is not required.
  • Applicants are asked to submit a portfolio, a research proposal, and a travel itinerary that takes them outside their country of residence.
  • Finalists will be asked to travel to the GSD for finalist presentations on March 5, 2018.

Eligibility

  • Applicant must have graduated from a professionally accredited architecture degree program in the past 15 years. (Graduates prior to 2003 are ineligible.) Holders of multiple degrees may apply, provided they received their professional degrees between 2003 and January 2018. Applicants need not be registered or licensed.
  • Applicants may not have received the Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship previously.
  • Winners of the Wheelwright Prize may not hold other fellowships concurrently.
  • The Wheelwright Prize is available to individual entrants only; teams or firms will not be considered.
  • Current Harvard GSD faculty, instructors, and staff are not eligible.
  • Winners are expected to spend a minimum of 6 months (cumulative) outside of their countries of residence in order to conduct their proposed research.
  • Proposed research itineraries must not include sites in the United States. Research and travel must commence within 12 months of receiving the Wheelwright Prize and must be completed within two years of receiving the prize.
  • The Wheelwright Prize is intended for independent study and may not be applied to university tuition. However, the grant may be applied to fees for workshops and conferences.

Benefits:

The winner will be selected via an open call for proposals and a rigorous review process. The winner of the Wheelwright Prize will receive:

  • $100,000 cash prize to support travel and research-related costs
  • invitation to lecture at Harvard GSD
  • possibility to publish research in a Harvard GSD publication

Applicants will be judged on the quality of their design work, scholarly accomplishments, originality or persuasiveness of the research proposal, and evidence of ability to fulfill the proposed project. Applications are accepted online only, at wheelwrightprize.org. Finalists MUST be available to travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts, for finalist presentations on March 5, 2018, at the GSD. A winner will be named in Spring 2018.

Application

The application process is entirely online. No submissions will be accepted by mail.The 2018 Wheelwright Prize is now accepting applications.

For information regarding Wheelwright Prize application
and administration, please contact: info@wheelwrightprize.org

For information regarding Wheelwright Prize application
and administration, please contact: Patrick Reiher, patrick@suttonpr.com

Application Deadline: January 14, 2018.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Harvard GSD Wheelwright Prize International Competition 2018

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