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Awards & Competition
UIA Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Awards

The UIA Architecture & Children Work Programme is now launching its fourth cycle of the triennial Golden Cubes Awards for the year 2020. The Awards honors people and organisations that help children and young people to develop a better understanding of architecture and the built environment.


Candidates are invited to submit entries describing activities or products designed to teach children and young people, from pre-school up to and including the age of 18, about architectural design and the processes by which our built environment is shaped. Submissions encouraged include an activity which is currently active, a product designed and manufactured, or an event which has taken place, at any time, between September 2017 and submission deadline in March 2020.


Four Award Categories:

  1. School Award (non-vocational schools)
  2. Institution Award (organisations, institutions, museums, etc.)
  3. Written Media Award (books, magazines, non-audio-visual educational tools, games, etc.)
  4. Audio-visual Media Award (films, audio-visual educational material, web sites, etc.)


The UIA Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Awards process is not a ‘competition’ for which Entrants are expected to produce new projects. Instead they are invited to present submissions relating to an activity, which is currently active, or to a product produced, or an event which has taken place.


The Award Process has two phases: (1) National and (2) International.


In the first phase, each UIA National Member Section (including HKIA) participating in the Award will organise a selection process at National level and nominate one entry for submission for the International Awards.


In the second phase the International Jury will evaluate the Nominated Entries and select one UIA Architecture & Children Golden Cubes Award in each category.


HKIA Selection Jury Panel:


Title and Organisation

Ms. SO Ching

Chairlady, Board of Educational Affairs, HKIA

Mr. John NG

Committee Member, UIA Committee, HKIA

Ms. Julie CHENG

HKIA Representative, Architecture and Children Work Programme, UIA Committee, HKIA

Ms. Lilian LAW, JP

Former Executive Director, The Boys’ & Girls’ Clubs Association of Hong Kong

Principal HO Hon Kuen

Senior Educationist, Chiarman of Education Convergence


Hong Kong Schedule:



27 September 2019

Deadline of questions submission to HKIA ( )

1 November 2019

FAQ answers issued by Organiser

6 January 2020

Deadline of project submission to HKIA

Late January – early February 2020

Meeting of HKIA Jury Panel for selection


Entry form, regulations, template and guidance are now available at


For enquiries, please contact Ms. Kat TSANG or Ms. Erica CHAN of Board of External Affairs Secretariat at