Award: Manuel De Solà-Morales European Prize

Award: Manuel De Solà-Morales European Prize

Every two years, the Manuel de Solà-Morales European Prize recognizes the best university research in the field of urbanism carried out by a student granted a PhD.
The award honours the memory of professor in urbanism, and architect, Manuel de Solà-Morales Rubió (1939-2012), who understood his subject as a creative and intellectual activity, committed to improving cities through what he called “persistent research”.
Candidates can present any doctoral thesis that has urbanism as the object of the candidate’s research. The thesis must have been written in a European language and must have been presented in a European university between 1 January 2014 and 31 December 2017. It should also have obtained the maximum mark (cum laude or similar).
The award is an academic initiative of the School of Architecture (ETSAB) at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) where he taught for more than forty years. The Barcelona Urbanism Laboratory (LUB) which he founded in 1969, organizes, oversees and facilitates the development of the award and the maximum dissemination of the works which receive it.
Deadline for the acceptance of nominations: 15 July 2018.
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