The Ethical Architecture Award is a project to support and reward an ethical approach to architecture and design.
Architecture is one of the main disciplines that can favor wellbeing and social equity by giving identity to places while providing human beings with services and beauty. Therefore, the Ethical Architecture Awards aims to honor young people and professionals whose work favors the human and social dimension of architecture.
The competition requires the submission of social projects or projects with a positive impact on the communities they were designed for. Competition topics include architecture in emerging countries, public space, and more.
The will be two contest categories: one dedicated to imagined or unbuilt projects; while the other one dedicated to built projects.
The jury evaluating submissions will consist of industry professionals peculiarly sensitive to humanitarian topics, with the likes of Kazuyo Sejima, Anupama Kundoo, and Anne Lacaton.
The winning prize for the built projects category is 20.000 €, along with 10 honorable mentions. The winning prize for the imagined projects category is 10.000 €, along with 10 honorable mentions.