2016 Wheelwright Prize awarded to MAIO's Anna Puigjaner for “Kitchenless City” proposal
The coveted 2016 Wheelwright Prize went to Anna Puigjaner, cofounder of Barcelona-based MAIO Studios...[who] won for her proposal “Kitchenless City: Architectural Systems for Social Welfare”. Using shared domestic spaces as a starting point, Puigjaner will spend the next two years studying various collective housing models in China, Korea, India, Russia, Sweden, and Brazil aiming to find new design solutions that address persistent housing dilemmas worldwide.
Anna Puigjaner, MAIO Studios cofounder.MAIO Studio, Barcelona, 2011-12. Photo credit: José Hevia.Floating Columns, Chicago Architecture Biennial, 2015. Photo credit: David Schalliol.The jury cited Puigjaner's proposal for its relevancy to the ongoing housing issues occurring throughout the... View full entry
Four 2016 Wheelwright finalists to compete for $100K travel grant
It's already that time of year when the Harvard Graduate School of Design will soon award their next Wheelwright Prize recipient. First established by the school in 1935, the prestigious prize is a $100,000 travel architectural research grant awarded to one lucky early-career architect. Out of nearly 200 applicants from 45 countries for 2016, the jury selected four finalists.
They are:Samuel Bravo, Samuel Bravo Arquitecto | Santiago, ChileMatilde Cassani | Milan, ItalyAnna Puigjaner, MAIO | Barcelona, SpainPier Paolo Tamburelli, baukuh architects | Milan and Genoa, ItalyHead over to Bustler to learn more about them.Previous Wheelwright Prize coverage on Archinect... View full entry
2015 Wheelwright Prize awarded to Erik L’Heureux
Another year has gone by for the Harvard University Graduate School of Design's $100K 2015 Wheelwright Prize. Hosted by Harvard GSD since 1935 and previously open only to Harvard GSD alumni, the prestigious travel grant is in its third year as an international open competition for any individual... View full entry
Harvard GSD announces 2015 Wheelwright Prize finalists
Three finalists have been announced for the 2015 Wheelwright Prize today:
Erik L’Heureux — Pencil Office, Singapore
Malkit Shoshan — FAST, Amsterdam
Quynh Vantu — Studio Quynh Vantu, London
The Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD) — hosting the prestigious prize since 1935 — made the selection from a pool of nearly 200 applicants from 51 countries this year.
Jose M. Ahedo wins the 2014 Wheelwright Prize
Architect Jose M. Ahedo of Studio Ahedo from Barcelona was named as the 2014 recipient of the Wheelwright Prize. The competition pool started with nearly 200 applications from 46 countries and then to seven finalists who were announced in April.
For its second year as an open international competition, the Harvard Graduate School of Design awards the $100,000 travel fellowship to an early-career architect whose proposal best conveys original, scholarly, and professional design.
After a second stage of deliberation, the jury selected Ahedo and his proposal, "Domesticated Grounds: Design and Domesticity Within Animal Farming Systems", which focuses on the architectural and organizational models of animal farming."Noting that livestock is a significant cause of land... View full entry
Wheelwright Prize 2014 finalists announced
Seven finalists have been announced for the Wheelwright Prize 2014. Established by Harvard GSD in 1935, the prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to an early-career architect worldwide whose proposal best conveys original, scholarly, and professional design. Since 2013, the prize is... View full entry
$100,000 Wheelwright Prize details announced for 2014
The Wheelwright Prize awards a $100,000 travel-based research grant to a recent architect whose proposal conveys a talented, scholarly and professional design sense. Originally established by Harvard's GSD in 1935 as the "Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship", the prize is meant to extend... View full entry
Gia Wolff wins $100,000 Wheelwright Prize
Gia Wolff, Brooklyn-based architect, wins $100,000 travel grant for her proposal Floating City: The Community-Based Architecture of Parade Floats
Mohsen Mostafavi, Dean of Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, is pleased to announce that Gia Wolff, an architect based in Brooklyn, New York, is the winner of the inaugural Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship dedicated to fostering new forms of architectural... View full entry
Harvard University GSD announces the $100k annual Wheelwright Prize
Harvard GSD Introduces the Wheelwright Prize
$100,000 Annual Award Open to Architects Worldwide
Harvard Graduate School of Design announces the launch of the Wheelwright Prize, a $100,000 traveling fellowship awarded annually to talented early-career architects worldwide proposing exceptional itineraries for research and discovery. With an open application process (deadline February... View full entry