European Architecture Medals

The “European Architecture Medals” is a competition organized by the University of Architecture and Urbanism Ion Mincu together with the European Association for Architectural Education (EAAE) and the Architect’s Council of Europe (ACE) 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:
  • Problematic approach (intensity in problem seizing / solving)
  • Social and climate impact (responsibility and resilience)
  • Innovative response (originality and excellence)

The European Medal for the best diploma and three prizes are selected

1. European Architectural Medal for Best Diploma Project:
Negotiating the edge  by Andreas Prokopiou, Cyprus

2. ACE Prize for Societal Impact
Node by Jonas Albæk Christensen, Norway


3. EAAE Prize for Intensity and Courage in Problem Solving
Biological Research Platform_Bicaz Lake by Andreea Irimia, Romania

4. UAUIM Prize for the Artistic Quality
Sizigia by Irene Campo, Spain

5. Honourable Mention
Benevolent Scarring: An exercise of social and physical palimpsest within a complex urban fabric. by Sean Murphy, Ireland

6. Honourable Mention
Supported transitional housing, Drogheda, Ireland

7. Honourable Mention
ASYLUM, Scottish Youth Parliament & Ministry of Education by Paschalis Kyrtsopoulos, United Kingdom

8. Honourable Mention
Powerful Spaces – Precisions on a present system by Diogo Veiga, Portugal