The Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) is pleased to announce the 2019 cycle of the Wheelwright Prize, an open international competition that awards 100,000 USD to a talented early-career architect to support travel-based research. The deadline is January 27 2019.
The Wheelwright Prize is open to emerging architects practicing anywhere in the world. The primary eligibility requirement is that applicants must have received a degree from a professionally accredited architecture program in the past 15 years.An affiliation to the GSD is not required. Applicants are asked to submit a portfolio, a research proposal, and a travel itinerary that takes them outside their country of residence.Finalists will be asked to travel to the GSD for finalist presentations on March 14, 2019.
The winner will be selected via an open call for proposals and a rigorous review process. The winner of the Wheelwright Prize will receive:
$100,000 cash prize to support travel and research-related costs
invitation to lecture at Harvard GSD
possibility to publish research in a Harvard GSD publication
Applicants will be judged on the quality of their design work, scholarly accomplishments, originality or persuasiveness of the research proposal, and evidence of ability to fulfill the proposed project.
Applications are accepted online only, at wheelwrightprize.org.
Finalists must be available to travel to Cambridge, Massachusetts, for finalist presentations on March 14, 2019, at the GSD. A winner will be named in spring 2019.
For information regarding Wheelwright Prize application
and administration, please contact:
Visit the Official Website of the Harvard GSD Wheelwright Prize International Competition 2019 for more information.