Students and young professionals apply now: 2023 IOC IPC IAKS Architecture and Design Award

Young architects and designers at the early stage in their career are kindly invited to submit innovative ideas, designs and concepts for sports, leisure and recreational facilities to the international architecture prizes launched by IOC, IPC and IAKS.

Eligible to enter are students in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and general design, and young professionals in their first two years of professional practice. All participants must be under the age of 30 years at the date of the submission deadline.

The International Olympic Committee (IOC), the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) and the International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities (IAKS) are committed to advocating for excellence in the visioning, design and operation of fully inclusive and universally accessible indoor and outdoor facilities.

In their strategy to promote youth and to safeguard and promote access to sport and leisure for all members of the community regardless of physical, sensory or intellectual limitations, the IOC, the IPC and the IAKS are calling on young architects and designers to dedicate their enthusiasm and imagination in the creation of areas and spaces for active life-styles.

Award winners will receive prize money (Gold: 1,000 euros / Silver: 500 euros / Bronze: 300 euros).

The 2021 competition awarded entries from China, Peru and Japan.


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