For students of architecture

International VELUX Award 2020

The International VELUX Award is a competition for students of architecture that runs every second year. We challenge students from all over the world to work with daylight as an ever relevant source of light, life and joy. The award is one of the most important global student competitions of its kind.

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Announcement from the jury

Thanks to all students and teachers participating! The jury reviewed close to 600 daylight projects from all over the world. Congratulations to the regional winners and honourable mention.

Regional winners

The regional winners of International VELUX Award 2020 were elected after a jury review of all submitted projects in each of the two categories “Daylight in buildings” and “Daylight investigations”.

The Jury

All award entries for the International VELUX Award 2020 will be reviewed by an international jury comprised of renowned architects including representatives from UIA, and represents different cultural backgrounds, nationalities, and approaches to architecture.

Odile Decq

Odile Decq

Sebastián Adamo

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Argentina

Sebastián Adamo

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Argentina

Nóra Demeter

Nóra Demeter

Juri Troy

Juri Troy

Martin Pors Jepsen

Martin Pors Jepsen

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    Collaboration partners

    International VELUX Award 2020 is arranged in close collaboration with the International Union of Architects (UIA) and regional winners will be presented as part of the programme at the World Architecture Festival in December 2020.

    International VELUX Award 2020 is acknowledged by the following educational organizations: The European Association for Architectural Education, The American Institute of Architecture Students, the Architectural Research Centers Consortium, and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture.
    UIA

    International Union of Architects

    WAF

    World Architecture Festival

    EAAE

    European Association for Architectural Education

    ARCC

    Architectural research centers consortium

    AIAS

    The American Institute of Architecture Students

    ACSA

    Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture

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