The Iakov Chernikhov International Foundation (ICIF) announces for 2006 the award of the international Iakov Chernikhov Prize for young architects.
The Iakov Chernikhov International Prize was created to stimulate creativity in the field of architecture aimed at solving current social and cultural problems; to confirm humanistic principles in the art of architecture and also to support experimental, educational and research works in the field of innovative architecture and town planning.
The Prize will be awarded every two years to masters of contemporary architecture for the best architectural concept. The idea should combine an innovative response to our time and simultaneously offer a professional challenge to the future. Nominees can present designs, buildings, experimental works, architectural fantasies and sketches.
The organizational committee appoints a Curator. The Curator writes a manifest and along with the Foundation forms an international Expert board and a Jury. Then, the Curator becomes the head of the Jury.
The Jury consisting of authoritative international architects selects the winner from among nominees chosen by the international Expert board.
The International Expert board members are allowed to participate in the Prize once in 4 years. So are the competitors for the Prize.
Age requirement for nomination - 44
The Prize includes – EUR 50 000.
Iakov Chernkihov International Prize laureat’s medal.
Diameter: 120 mm.
Material: brass (silver covering)
The image of the stamp of the «Scientific research laboratory of architectural forms and methods of graphic arts» (established by Iakov Chernikhov in Leningrad, Kanal Griboedova, 8 in 1927) was used in medal design.
IAKOV CHERNIKHOV INTERNATIONAL PRIZE LAUREATE’S DIPLOMA