Entry files must be sent to the CIVA Foundation, for the attention of Lauréline Tissot, 55 rue de l’Ermitage, Ixelles (Belgium).
Closing date: 30 April 2017

The file in A3 format, of 20 pages maximum, should include all documents of use in understanding the work (plans, cross-sections, photographs before and after) as well as contact details of the natural person or corporate entity submitting the entry file, the name of the architect and of the contracting authority. Works entered for the prize must have been built within the last five years. Entry files must be in French or English and will not be returned.

The international jury, consisting of a dozen prominent European figures from a range of professional backgrounds, will meet on 23 and 24 June 2017 under the presidency of Maurice Culot. The final list of jury members will be posted on the website The results will be announced in the press and candidates will be notified by email.

An amount of 30,000 euros, possibly split between several entries and a special prize of 5,000 euros, are being made available to the jury by the prize founder, Philippe Rotthier.

The prize-giving ceremony will take place at the CIVA Foundation on Saturday 14 October 2017 in the presence of the prizewinners and prominent European personalities. It will be followed by the inauguration of the exhibition of the prizewinning and mentioned works. These will also be included in a catalogue. A touring version of the exhibition is available on request.

The files and documents sent will not be returned. Candidates cede their rights to reproduction and communication of their documents to the Philippe Rotthier Foundation for Architecture.

CIVA Foundation, 55 rue de l’Ermitage, B-1050 Brussels, Belgium.


Lauréline Tissot
+ 32 2 642 24 80
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Entry form enclosed