European Architectural Medals for the Best Diploma Projects (EAM BDP) is an annual European competition that awards excellence in crossing the threshold from education to profession.

Updates

July 17, 2017

The 2017 edition has started. Check the rules and send us your entries!

November 28, 2016

The jury decided the winners of the 2016 edition.

EAM-BDP-2016_Awards.pdf [216K]

EAM-BDP-2016_Jury-Report.pdf [291K]

High resolution images of the projects are available in the press kit:
EAM-BDP-2016-press-kit.zip [402M]

Organizers

The organizers of the competition are:

The University of Architecture and Urbanism Ion Mincu (UAUIM) is a public university with a continuity of 123 years of excellence in architectural education. Having three faculties: Architecture, Interior Architecture and Urbanism and a Postgraduate School, it provides higher education in architecture and contributes with valuable research.
The European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) is a non-profit organization committed to promoting the exchange of ideas and people within the field of architectural education and research throughout Europe.
The Architects’ Council of Europe (ACE) is the representative organization for the architectural profession at European level. Its membership consists of 46 regulatory and professional representative bodies from 32 European states. Through them, the ACE represents the interests of over 565.000 architects.

The organizers, UAUIM together with EAAE and ACE seek to acknowledge the BEST DIPLOMA PROJECT in architecture, and to recognize the highest level of design knowledge and skill employed in addressing three influential themes of architectural design:

Aims

The aims of the EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURAL MEDALS FOR THE BEST DIPLOMA PROJECTS competition are:

Awards

Trophy consisting in the EUROPEAN ARCHITECTURAL MEDAL FOR BEST DIPLOMA PROJECT and three prizes:

2017 Jury

Diploma Projects are evaluated first in Architectural Schools and then the best 2 (two) from each school in an international jury composed of 5 members:

ACE representative
EAAE representative
UAUIM representative
and two notable international practicing architects