Call for Début Award announced

The Lisbon Architecture Triennale will distinguish in its 4th edition, The Form of Form, a young architec or architecture studio, in the second edition of the Début Award.


The Lisbon Triennale Millennium bcp Début Award for emerging architects boosts the recognition of recently established practices, with an average age under 35.  This distinction awards outstanding work, critical ideas, and encourages their career with a monetary prize of 5000€.

Applications are open until 31 May 2016. The winner will be announced during the opening week (5-9 October 2016). The winner will be invited to give a conference in the closing week of The Form of Form (7-11 December 2016).


The Début Award had its first edition in 2013, for the Triennale’s edition: Close, Closer, and had a noteworthy participation of more than 180 applications from all over the world. The first award was attributed to Bureau Spectacular of Jimenez Lai from Chicago.


The jury for the second edition of the Début Award: Tim Abrahams (UK), Fernanda Bárbara (BR), Luís Santiago Baptista (PT), Margarita Jover (ES), Tetsuo Kondo (JP), André Tavares and Mimi Zeiger (US).



To apply