THEMES AND OBJECTIVES
In keeping with its mission to mobilise architects to design for health in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 UIA General Assembly declared 2022 the UIA Year of Design for Health.
The International Innovative Health Design Awards aim to celebrate the essential role that architects play in social and environmental well-being and to address how architecture and architecture research focused on Design for Health, can help to mitigate the impact of future calamities. The Awards seek to recognise innovative architectural design solutions addressing issues brought to the fore by the COVID-19 pandemic. Architects are invited to submit entries in one of two categories: Built Work and Theoretical Work.
All practicing architects and architecture academics across the globe are eligible.
The official language of the Awards is English.
Built Work Category
There will be one (1) award allocated per award category. Awardees will be presented with certificates as well as free entrance to the UIA Congress and the award ceremony.
The Awards presentation and exhibition will take place in at the UIA World Congress of Architects in Copenhagen, Denmark.