Young architects and designers from all over the world are kindly invited to apply with their innovative designs and concepts for sports, leisure and recreational facilities. The award is launched by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS). The three organizations call on young architects and designers to dedicate their enthusiasm and imagination in the creation of areas and spaces for active life-styles.
Eligible to enter the competition is any kind of design work that focuses on the creation of spaces and areas to be used for sports and leisure activities in the broadest sense. The design strategy must encourage youth to practise sport. By bringing sports activities to young people, e.g. in their urban environments, the project should aim at creating a high sports legacy.
The closing date for entries will be 30 April 2015.
The entries selected by the jury will be awarded the IOC/IPC/ IAKS Architecture and Design Award for Students and Young Professionals in Gold, Silver and Bronze.
Award winners will receive prize money as follows:
Gold: 1,000 euros / Silver: 500 euros / Bronze: 300 euros
They will additionally receive financial support to cover their travel expenses to the prize-giving ceremony.