THE VURNIK STUDENT AWARD

Center for Architecture Slovenia, Municipality of Radovljica, Local Community of Radovljica, Faculty of Architecture of the University of Ljubljana, and the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture of the University of Maribor established the Vurnik Student Award for the most promising student of architecture, landscape architecture or urbanism in 2018, to mark the 100th anniversary of higher education in architecture in Slovenia, which was organised at the initiative of the architect Ivan Vurnik.

The Vurnik Student Award is awarded to students for their entire body of work throughout their study – to 4th and 5th year students of the Long-cycle Master’s Study Programme in Architecture (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Architecture), 1st and 2nd year students of the Second Cycle study programme in Urbanism (University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Architecture), 1st and 2nd year students of the Master’s Study Programme in Architecture (University of Maribor, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture), and 1st and 2nd year Master’s Study Programme in Landscape Architecture (University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty). One Vurnik Student Award and two equivalent honorary prizes will be awarded to the students.

This award is both honorary and monetary (1,500 EUR net for the first-prize winner) and is intended for the winner to go on a study trip. The recipient of the Vurnik Student Award will give a presentation with impressions from the trip during the next Vurnik Days. Two honorary prizes with a value of 300 EUR netare also awarded, which do not impose obligations on the recipients.

torek, 1. junija 2021, ob 20. uri
Radovljica, Baročna dvorana Radovljiške graščine

VURNIKOVA ŠTUDENTSKA NAGRADA: slavnostna podelitev
Razstava zmagovalnih in nominiranih predlogov za Vurnikovo študentsko nagrado 2021 bo v Graščini na ogled od 1. do 30. junija 2021.

INVITATION TO STUDENTS TO SUBMIT AN ENTRY FOR THE VURNIK STUDENT AWARD 2021

The students should prepare:

A personal portfolio (A4 format, max. 50 pages and not more than 15 projects)
- a short description of each project in both Slovenian and English
- the applicant’s Master’s Thesis should not be included in the portfolio
- the applicants should submit only a digital version in PDF format (on a CD or USB drive).

An original essay on architecture, landscape architecture and/or urbanism (recommended number of characters without spaces: 7000‒10,000; in Slovenian and English)
- the applicants should clearly indicate one or more passages of the essay that the applicant wishes to highlight in the catalogue. All passages must not exceed 2500 characters (with spaces).
- the applicants should submit only a digital version in DOC and PDF format (on a CD or USB drive)

Submissions must arrive by registered mail to the main office of Centre for Architecture Slovenia, Rimska cesta 1, SI-1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, by Monday, 3 May 2021 at 00:00 marked “NE ODPIRAJ – VURNIKOVA ŠTUDENTSKA NAGRADA”.

On Monday, 3 May 2021, between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.,the submission may be entered in person as well.

The envelope should contain:
A4 page contact information (name, address, phone number, e-mail address)
personal portfolio (digital version – CD or USB key)
original essay (digital version – CD or USB key)

The award recipients will be announced at the awarding ceremony on the birthday of the architect Ivan Vurnik, on on Tuesday, 1st of June 2021 at 8 p.m.in the Baroque Hall in Radovljica

The recipients of the main prize and two equivalent honorary prizes will be selected by the Expert Panel consisting of:

arhitekt
Tomaž Krištof

Studio Krištof, president of Chamber of Architecture and Spatial Planning of Slovenia
Slovenia

www.studiokristof.com

arhitektka
Maja Ivanič

president of international conference Piran Days of Architecture
Slovenia

www.dessa.si, www.pida.si

arhitekt
Martin Mutschlechner

Stadt:Labor – Architekten
Austria

 

www.stadtlabor-architekten.com 

krajinski arhitekt
Zaš Brezar

ustanovitelj mednarodne krajinskoarhitekturne platforme Landezine
Slovenia

www.landezine.com

The jury will reach the decision about the awarded works based on the following criteria:
- quality of the selected projects presented
- uniqueness of the selected projects presented
- innovation of the selected projects presented
- essay quality
- contribution to reflections on architecture/landscape architecture/urbanism in the essay

We are here for you for any questions regarding the submission of the proposal: info(at)centerarhitekture.org.

The Vurnik Student Award was for the most promising student of architecture established by Center for Architecture Slovenia, Municipality of Radovljica, Local Community of Radovljica, Faculty of Architecture of the University of Ljubljana, and the Faculty of Civil Engineering, Transportation Engineering and Architecture of the University of Maribor. The Vurnik Student Award was established to mark the 100th anniversary of higher education in architecture in Slovenia, which was organised at the initiative of the architect Ivan Vurnik. The Award is both honorary and financial.

Vzporedno bo v Galeriji Spomeniškovarstvenega centra v Ljubljani (Trg francoske revolucije 3) od 1. do 28. februarja 2021 na ogled pregledna razstava nagrajenih in nominiranih predlogov za Vurnikovo študentsko nagrado 2018-2020.

Vabljeni!