The "Cenacle of Culture and Sciences" - with the support of "Civilizing the Urban ETS" and the Patronage of "Le Carré Bleu, feuille internationale d'architecture" - promotes the Biennial Award "Architecture and City ”To be attributed to interventions in the southern regions and
The Award assigns awards, but above all it is born to stimulate processes of transformation of living environments that favor the introduction or strengthening of "places of social condensation" in urban areas: they can derive from extensive regenerations or even from a simple construction.
Therefore, the Award does not look for single perfect or exemplary buildings, but interventions that bring a gift to the context and contribute to the creation of spaces of freedom, socialization, relationship.

Nominations, divided into two categories:

  • realized interventions
  • interventions approved but not yet realized

are to be documented with no more than

  • 3 printouts suitable for printing (A1 horizontal format, max 10MB each) containing data relating to the extent and timing of the intervention, graphical diagrams and images, descriptive report max 1,000 words Arial 12, designer and client names
  • max 4 'movie

Candidates - prior registration by March 30, 2020 (see attached facsimile) - must reach This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by May 30, 2020 accompanied by a release regarding the dissemination of the materials presented in any form.

The Jury - composed of no less than 3 and no more than 5 members, mostly non-architects - will complete its work by 10 July 2020 for the awarding of the Prizes (one for each category) and any mentions.
The Jury has the faculty to assign "special mentions" to autonomously selected interventions, that is, not among the applications received.

The Award, given to the client's representative and to the design team in the person of his group leader, consists of a "plaque" and an original work produced by an artist working in the territories where the civilization of Magna Grecia was born, root of the culture European.
The awarding ceremony will take place in the Church of S. Francesco in Gerace, at 18.30 on Saturday 18 July 2020.
The publication of the Prize is foreseen on websites and in the press.