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Entries are to be submitted online from 02 March to 22 May 2020 (new extended deadline). Once the deadline for entries has passed, the DETAIL editorial team will decide on the most impressive projects from the submission on 17 June 2020. In a second step, a renowned international jury will on 26 June 2020 behind closed doors choose from this selection a list of nominations and the respective winners of each category of the DETAIL Prize 2020. The award-winning projects will be presented at the award ceremony on January 2021.

The competition will be organised and run by DETAIL Business Information GmbH without recourse to the ordinary courts of law.

Projects of all building types and completed anywhere in the world after 1 January 2017 are eligible to compete for the DETAIL Prize 2020. Construction projects for new buildings, renovations, conversions and extensions may all be submitted. Architects, structural engineers, interior designers, designers and specialist engineers are all eligible to compete, as well as lecturers at architecture schools.

Once the documents have been submitted in full, the processing fee becomes due, which is paid via the XING portal.
The processing fee for the DETAIL Prize is EUR 125 for one project, EUR 185 for two projects and EUR 225 for three projects. For the DETAIL Prize for Students and Architecture Schools, only one project submission is possible for a processing fee of EUR 95. Only after receipt of the processing fee registration is successfully completed.

The winners will receive prize money totalling EUR 5,000. The jury will decide how to distribute the prize money among the individual winners and reserves the right to commend entries of particular quality. All participants will be informed of the jury's decision and the results of the reader voting at and
One representative from each office (office partner) of the prize-winning project will be invited to the award ceremony on January 2021 and honoured there.


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