AWARD: Bruno Zevi Prize 2019

AWARD: Bruno Zevi Prize 2019

With a view to developing and disseminating the teachings of Bruno Zevi and his method of critical and historical inquiry, The Bruno Zevi Foundation annually holds an international competition to award a prize for a historical-critical essay offering an original analysis of an architectural work, theme or architect of the past or present.

The competition is divided into five sections corresponding with the following themes:

  • the key role of space in architecture;
  • the ancient sources of the modern language;
  • history as a methodology of architectural practice;
  • the modern language of architecture;
  • landscape and the zero-degree language of architecture.

The competition is open to PhD researchers who have obtained the title between 2008 and 2018.

Essays published previously are not eligible. The languages admitted are Italian, English and French.

The prize consists of the essay’s publication, the winner will be invited to give a lecture at a conference in Rome at an award ceremony.

In this thirteenth edition the members of the jury are: Donatella Calabi, Claudio Gamba, Lindsay Harris, Rosario Pavia, Paolo Scrivano.

Those wishing to enter the competition are required to provide the Bruno Zevi Foundation with all the documents required (see the rules here) by no later than 31 December 2019 (as proved by a postage stamp on the envelope). Essays must also submitted via email.

For more information visit the Fondazione Bruno Zevi website or contact info@fondazionebrunozevi.it

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