ARVHA, Association for Research about City and Housing, launches in 2021 the 6th edition of The Prize of Women Architects with the support of the Ministry of Culture and the Ministry of Family, childhood, and women’s Rights, the Pavillon de l’Arsenal and the National council of the Order of Architects. The Prize of 2021 has also the support of BNP Paribas Real Estate, Ciments Calcia, Rockwool, Technal, Unibail Rodamco and Saint Gobain.
This Prize aims to highlight the Works and the careers of women architects, so that young women architects may be inspired by existing feminine models, and encourage the parity in a profession with a male dominance. The conditions to participate to the Prize are to be registred to the Order of Architects and to be the author of the projects presented.
Prize young woman architect: under 40 years old, 3 to 5 projects realized or not.
Prize Original work: realized by a woman architect
Prize woman architect: 3 to 5 projects built
International Prize: 3 to 5 projects built by a woman architect registered to the Order of Architect of her country, except France
Launch of the 2022 Prize for Women Architects
Four prizes will be awarded:
- Young Woman Architect Prize, under 40 – 3 projects out of 5 completed or not;
- Prize for the original work produced by a woman architect;
- Woman Architect Award – 3 to 5 works built;
- International Prize – 3 to 5 works built by a woman architect registered with the Order of Non-French Architects.
The competition will be open from May 15 and will close on September 15, 2022.
Award ceremony on November 15, 2022 at the Pavillon de l’Arsenal
Condolences for the family of Renée gailhoustet
In these painful moments I send to the family and friends of Renée GAILHOUSTET all our condolences for the disappearance of Renée GAILHOUSTET who, in addition to being a mother, was a remarkable architect full of talent and generosity in both her professional and personal life.
Results of the Women Architect of the Year 2021 Award
Woman Architect Award 2022
Young Woman Architect Award 2022
Сristina VEGA IGLESIAS
International Prize 2022
Original work prize
Special mention :
Woman Architect 2022
Special mention :
Young Woman Architect 2022
CLAIRE GARCIA BARRIET
Gallery Prize 2022
BAP 2022 women architects winner of the prize at the architecture biennial
BAP 2022 City and nature workshop led by ARVHA with Catherine GUYOT prize women architects
BAP 2022 women architects winners of the arvha women architects prize at the architecture biennale
Catherine GUYOT president WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE.fr
Catherine GUYOT president WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE.fr – ARVHA talks about the Prix des Femmes ARCHITECTES
Interview de ANGELA BRADI
March 8, 2021 Angela BRADY talks to us about her experience as the founder of the WOMEN IN ARCHITECTURE UK group, former president of RIBA who created Diversecity for people of diversity in architecture. She has been fighting for equality in the architectural profession for more than 20 years. Well done Angela. . . She was part of the Prix Femme architecte jury in 2013 for the first edition.
Interview by Bettina Dreier
Bettina DREIER FIALA architect and member of the Chamber of Architects and Engineers of Austria talks to us about the reasons that motivated the Austrians to propose
this Erasmus + project “YesWePlan” which seeks to improve the conditions of women architects in EUROPE; this project is led by 5 countries: France with ARVHA Austria, Germany and Slovenia with the chamber of architects and engineers and Spain with the Polytechnic University of Valencia. A conference is scheduled for May 2021 in Saint Denis to allow a live meeting of its main members as well as the French network of women architects Women In Architecture, led by Catherine GUYOT.
Video and photos of the Conference of the exhibition of the ARVHA Women Architects Award Winners
Mairie du 3eme arrondissement de paris, 2 rue Eugène Spuller 75003 Paris.