EUmies Awards Procedure
EUmies Awards

Procedure

Architecture and Emerging

  1. Proposals are submitted by a group of independent experts, architecture associations and the Advisory Committee. The authors are contacted and upon their agreement, their works become nominated projects.
  2. The nominated works are made public through the website and the app, encouraging people to learn about the recent built environment and become part of its debate.
  3. The jury members meet to evaluate all the nominated works. They go through the materials presented by the architects in different formats and a selection of shortlisted and finalist works is made.
  4. The shortlisted and finalist works are announced and visits to know more about them are organised through the cross-European programme Out & About in which the authors, experts, promoters and users share their experiences.
  5. The Jury members visit the finalist works, meeting those who design, build and use these places. They make their decision about the Architecture Winner and the Emerging Winner which is then announced in Brussels.
  6. The EUmies Awards Day takes place in the Barcelona Pavilion with the jury members, winners, finalists, shortlisted authors, experts, European Commission representatives, Barcelona representatives, the clients of the works and supporters. Conferences and discussions on contemporary architecture throughout Europe take place, creating connections between all those involved and interested in architecture.
  7. The awards process is brought together in a publication and travelling exhibitions that feature the works proposed by the experts and reviewed by the jury: the winners, finalists, shortlisted and nominated works.

Young Talent

  1. Proposals are submitted by the participating universities. The authors are contacted and upon their agreement, their works become nominated projects.
  2. The nominated works are made public through the website, encouraging people to learn about them and the discussions they arise.
  3. The jury members meet to evaluate all these projects. They go through the materials presented by the authors in different formats and a selection of winner, finalist, shortlisted works is made and announced.
    An exhibition is organised in Venice during La Biennale di Venezia and the EUmies Awards Day takes place there with the jury members, winners, finalists, shortlisted authors, university representatives, European Commission representatives, and supporters.
  4. All participate in conferences and discussions on contemporary architecture throughout Europe and elsewhere, creating connections between all those involved and interested in architecture.
  5. The awards process is brought together in a publication and travelling exhibitions that feature the works chosen by the jury: the winners, finalists, shortlisted and nominated designs.
  6. All of these works are available for consultation on the EUmies Awards database, transforming each edition into an anthology of some of the best work being designed in and from Europe.