The VELUX Group has launched the International VELUX Award 2012 to encourage and challenge students of architecture all over the world to explore and investigate daylight in architecture under the award theme “Light of Tomorrow”. Deadline for registering is 1 March 2012 and projects must be submitted by 7 May 2012.
The International VELUX Award 2012 encourages sustainable ideas and solutions consider-ing new buildings and the existing building stock in cities as well as in suburban residential areas. The Award is looking for proposals that combine a clear energy strategy a specific focus on the health and well-being of people living and working in the buildings.
The 2012 Award jury members are:
Alvaro Siza from Portugal, Brigitte Shim from Canada, Peter Stutchbury from Australia, and Francis Kéré originally from Burkina Faso now living in Germany. They have all taught, published and built across borders and all share an interest for sustainable building combined with a deep respect for local environments and conditions.
Learn more on the IVA 2012 website: http://iva.velux.com/