RISING STAR

The WAN Rising Star Award is a major new international competition introduced to allow up-and-coming architects and firms to showcase their work on a global stage. The award will encompass the built work of the architect today and not focus on a particular project, giving you the opportunity to put yourself forward as an individual or as a firm.

This award runs across all sectors and will allow the architect/firm to explain the rationale behind his/her designs and show a consistency of design quality and originality. Our distinguished panel of industry experts will be looking for evidence of all-round design excellence, regardless of size or budgets.

We anticipate this award to be extremely popular and know that entries will gain a high level of exposure.

The competition is open to all firms under ten years old or founded after January 1st 2008.

You must submit a minimum of three projects within your pdf presentation. 

Judging Criteria

The judges will use their experience to assess your submission on a number of factors to get to the short list of 6 including; Originality, Innovation, Form, Function, Sustainability and Context of submitted work.

The shortlisted firms will then be further reviewed and compared against each other and a winner selected.

Eligibility

The competition is open to all firms under ten years old or founded after January 1st 2008.

Entry Fees

  • £100+VAT (Early bird - valid before 30 March)
  • £125+VAT (Standard - valid between 30 March - 12 June)

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