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Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture

Canada Council for the Arts

18 January 2019

Important Dates

Registration Closes: 01 March 2019
Submission Deadline: 01 March 2019
Winner Announcement: TBD
Award Ceremony: TBD


Inspired by the Prix de Rome in architecture, which was created in the 18th century and helped young architects train in Italy, the Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture was established in Canada in 1987 in pursuit of a vision of a more outward-looking vision towards the world.

The Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture is awarded to a young practitioner of architecture or an architectural firm that has completed their first built works and has demonstrated exceptional artistic potential. Apply to the Council as an “individual applicant” or as an “architectural firm”. A peer assessment committee will select the recipient from among all applicants.

Prize amount: $50,000 for the work program, travel and public presentation

Deadline: Friday, March1, 2019

For eligibility criteria, the application form and for further information on this prize, see the Professional Prix de Rome in Architecture Guidelines.


Contact: Sarah Brown | Program Officer, Prizes | Canada Council for the Arts
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