The Price of Women Architects 2017 is launched




The Association for research on the city and the habitat (ARVHA) has launched the fifth edition of the “Prize of Women Architects.” Objective : to highlight the works and careers of women architects and to encourage gender parity in a profession predominantly male.
The Association for research on the city and the habitat (ARVHA) has launched since may 2, 2017, the fifth edition of the “Prize of Women Architects.” A price supported by the ministry of Culture and Communication and the Ministry of Families of the Children and of the Rights of women, the City of Paris, as well as the National Council of the Order of Architects (CNOA). For the Price of 2017, ARVHA has also received the support of BNP Paribas Real Estate, Ciments Calcia, Rockwool, Technal, Unibail Rodamco and Saint-Gobain.

 

Highlight the works and careers of women architect

 

The objective is to highlight the works and careers of women architects, and to inspire young women architects and, finally, encourage gender parity in a profession predominantly male. This year four prizes will be awarded for : an original work carried out by a woman architect ; wife award-winning architect for its projects (3 to 5 built works) ; a young Woman architect under 40 years of age award-winning for its projects (three to five projects (realized or not) ; and an international award-3 to 5 works built by a woman architect registered at the Order of Architects of the State, excluding France .

 

The competition is open from 1 may to 31 July 2017
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The competition is open from 1 may to 31 July 2017. The jury, the only sovereign one, will determine the winners for each prize. This year, it will be composed of representatives of the ministry of Culture and Communication, of the order of French architects, of Catherine Guyot of the ARVHA, Fulvia Fagotto, founder of the Give Architetto Italy, the architect of the austrian Silja Tillner and the architect Spanish Eva Alvares, as well as the winners of 2016 Véronique Joffre, Amelia Tavella, Tania Concko and Ingrid Taillandier.

 

Finally, the award ceremony is scheduled for December 11, 2017 at the Pavillon de l’arsenal in Paris.




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