Prix de Rome
The Prix de Rome Architecture is the oldest, most prestigious award in the Netherlands for architects up to 35 years of age, commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, is organized every four years by Creative Industries Fund NL.
Previous Prix de Rome editions
Lesia Topolnyk is the winner of the Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 with an entry inspired by the wreckage site of flight MH17. The jury of the Prix de Rome Architecture 2022, consisting of Afaina de Jong, Alessandra Covini, Emilio Ambasz, Dirk Sijmons, Jan Jongert and Syb Groeneveld, selected Topolnyk over nominees Arna Mačkić, Dividual (Andrea Bit and Maciej Wieczorkowski) and Studio KIWI (Kim Kool and Willemijn van Manen) who all made new works for the prize. The architect has received the prize of € 40,000 and a residency of her choice from State Secretary Gunay Uslu (Culture and Media) at Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam, where the exhibition opened.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Prix de Rome Architecture in 2022 was organized by the Mondriaan Fund, in collaboration with the Creative Industries Fund NL and Het Nieuwe Instituut.
Architect Alessandra Covini won the Prix de Rome Architecture 2018 for her spatial proposal Amsterdam Allegories. The brief focused on the Low Pressure rural area in East Groningen. To this end, 66 architects, urban planners and landscape architects designed an intervention for the area around the villages of Hongerige Wolf and Ganzedijk and the dike in between. The jury, consisting of Mels Crouwel, Frank Havermans, Afaina de Jong, Oana Rades and Peter Cachola Schmal selected four architects for the shortlist: Alessandra Covini, Bram van Kaathoven, Katarzyna Nowak and the duo Rademacher de Vries. They created new work especially for the prize, which was on display at Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam.
Commissioned by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science, the Prix de Rome Architecture in 2018 was organized by the Mondriaan Fund, in collaboration with the Creative Industries Fund NL and Het Nieuwe Instituut.