Applications are welcome for the 2022 Wheelwright Prize for Early-career Architects globally.
Harvard GSD’s Wheelwright Prize is an international competition for early-career architects. Winners receive a fee to foster intensive, innovative architectural research that is knowledgeable by cross-cultural engagement and can make a significant impact on architectural discourse.
The Wheelwright Prize is keen to advance original architectural research that shows potential to make a significant impact on architectural discourse. Harvard GSD’s seek individual applicants who are accomplished but emerging, who are resourceful and risk-taking, and who can make the most of this extraordinary opportunity to advance a research project that will have a significant impact on his or her own professional development, and on the discipline of architecture as a whole.
The winner of the Wheelwright Prize will receive:
- $100,000 prize to support the proposed research project
- Invitation to lecture at Harvard GSD
- Possibility to publish research in a Harvard GSD publication
- Applicant must have graduated from a professionally accredited architecture degree program in the past 15 years.
- Holders of multiple degrees may apply, provided they received their professional degrees between January 2007 and January 2022.
- Applicants need not be registered or licensed.
- Applicants may not have received the Arthur Wheelwright Traveling Fellowship previously.
- Winners of the Wheelwright Prize may not hold other fellowships concurrently.
Applicants are to submit the following.
- Current CV.
- Portfolio (maximum of 10 images); each uploaded file should contain a single image, not spreads of multiple images.
- A written description of proposed research project (maximum 6,000 characters). Applicants should articulate the relevance of their proposed research to the contemporary discipline of architecture.
- List of three professional references (full name, affiliation, contact information, and relationship to the applicant).
To apply, click here.
Deadline: January 30, 2022.
For more information, visit the official site.