FAQ

Questions most often asked

What kind of works may be submitted?
All works completed and occupied between January 1 2014 and December 31 2015 and built on European territory.

Who may submit works?
The architects, urban planners and/or landscape architects (hereinafter collectively called Architects) responsible for the works, regardless of nationality and country of residence. They may present their works either individually or as a team.

Who may propose works?
Option A: the Architects responsible for the works.
Option B: collaborators.
Option C: residents (any citizen).
Option D: clients.

Is there any submission fee?
No, inscription for and participation in the Simon Architecture Prize are entirely free of charge.

How many works may be submitted?
There is no limit.

How many works by the same Architect may be submitted?
There is no limit.

How may the required documents be submitted?
The documentation relating to the works must be submitted through the website (simonprize.org). You must sign up on the website to send the requested documents.

Who may submit the requested documents?
Option A: the Architects responsible for the proposed works.
Option B: collaborators to the proposed works endorsed by the Architects responsible.
Option C: residents of the proposed works endorsed by the Architects responsible.
Option D: clients of the proposed works endorsed by the Architects responsible.

Who decides in which of the two categories the works are submitted?
Option A: the Architects responsible for the proposed works.
Option B: collaborators to the proposed works endorsed by the Architects responsible.
Option C: residents of the proposed works endorsed by the Architects responsible.
Option D: clients of the proposed works endorsed by the Architects responsible.

May the same work be submitted to both categories (Collective places and Personal places)?
Yes. In this case, two inscriptions must be made separately, one for each category. Furthermore, a different audio-visual document (video) must be submitted for each of the two categories.

Who is granted the 10.000€ cash award for each of the two categories?
The Architects responsible for the winning works.

Should the winning works have been proposed by clients, collaborators or residents, will they receive any kind of acknowledgement?
Yes. In this case they will be invited to attend the prize-giving ceremony, during which they will be acknowledged for their contribution to the Simon Architecture Prize.

May the Simon Architecture Prize be declared void?
No. It is the obligation of the present edition’s Jury to announce five finalist works and select one as the winner in each of the two categories.