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9th edition of the International VELUX Award

03 of March '20

VELUX invites architecture students to participate in the 9th edition of the largest international competition International VELUX Award 2020. Show off your creativity, prepare a project inspired by daylight and win valuable prizes! Become the architect of the future!

The deadline for registration is April 1, 2020

  • You can enter the competition individually or in teams
  • The team may also include students from other majors
  • Each student or team entering the competition should have a scientific supervisor
  • Registration is a condition for participation in the competition

Excellent jury

The students' works will be judged by a world-renowned jury, chaired by renowned French architect Odile Decq.

The other members of the jute are:

  • Sebastián Adamo (Argentina),
  • Nóra Demeter (Hungary),
  • Juri Troy (Austria)
  • Martin Pors Jepsen - vice president of Global Product Management at VELUX (Denmark)

Valuable prizes

  • The total prize pool is 30,000 euros. Prizes are awarded to students and research supervisors.
  • The global competition will be settled and the winners will be presented at the World Architecture Festival.

The theme of the competition - the role of daylight in architecture

Works can be submitted in two categories: "Natural light in buildings" and "Research onnatural light".

Schedule of the competition

  • April 1, 2020: closing of online participant registration
  • June 15, 2020: deadline for submission of projects
  • July 2020: announcement of regional winners
  • December 2020: announcement of global winners

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For more information about the competition and to register, visit:

Polish students have already succeeded four times in the IVA competition! Now it's time for you! Get to work! We wish you the best of luck!

VELUX PolandTeam

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