The UIA is proud to announce the launch of the 2020 edition of the Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize, organised biennially by UIA Member Section, the Architectural Society of China (ASC), to honour practising architects and scholars. Established in 2000 by the Ministry of Construction of the People’s Republic of China (MOC) and the ASC, it was opened to international participants in 2016.
Named after Chinese architect, professor and scholar Liang Sicheng, the prize is awarded to two architects who have dedicated their careers to the preservation of architectural heritage as well as the development of technological and socially responsible innovation in the field of architecture.
The prize embodies Liang Sicheng’s knowledge of Chinese architecture and art, his interest in innovation and his efforts to advance cultural exchange between Chinese and international architects. One of the founding members of the ASC and Vice President of its first council, Liang Sicheng participated in prestigious international design projects, such as the United Nations headquarters
The deadline for nominations is 19 December 2019.
The international jury (members to be announced shortly) will select the winners, each of whom will receive a cash prize of 100 000 RMB (about 12,500€) as well as a certificate and medal from the ASC.
For more information about the Liang Sicheng Prize, please contact Ms. Wu Wei (email@example.com) at the Architectural Society of China.
Download the information form for the 2020 edition of the prize here.
Library of Shanxi Normal University, designed by Chinese architect Liang Sicheng
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