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Criteria/Eligibility for Architects

  • Architects under the age of 40 (as of December 31, 2024).
  • EitherEither be a citizen of one of the countries that are part of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom) or be a citizen of Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Canary Islands, Faeroe Islands, Georgia, Lichtenstein, Iceland, Moldavia, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Republic of North Macedonia, Russia, San Marion, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey..
  • Architects who have achieved recognition for the quality of their work in their own country or sphere and are emerging internationally.
  • Architects who explore new, creative, and innovative ideas and experiment in design and new materials, fostering a concern for the environment and add to our greater understanding of humanity.
  • Eligible architectural projects (built or conceptual) may include residential, commercial, institutional, educational, civic, religious and transport buildings, urban planning, urban design, landscape architecture, interior architecture etc.
  • Participants either working as individual practitioners or collaborating inside an established firm as the principal lead designer of the projects submitted, can only apply as individuals, no firms allowed.

Criteria/Eligibility for Designers

  • Designers under the age of 40 (as of December 31, 2024).
  • Either be a citizen of one of the countries that are part of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom) or be a citizen of Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia- Herzegovina, Canary Islands, Faeroe Islands, Georgia, Lichtenstein, Iceland, Moldavia, Monaco, Montenegro, Norway, Republic of North Macedonia, Russia, San Marion, Serbia, Switzerland and Turkey.
  • Eligible industrial design projects (manufactured or conceptual) may include furniture, appliances, utensils, accessories, tools, electronics etc.
  • Participants either working as individual practitioners or collaborating inside an established fi rm as the principal lead designer of the projects submitted, can only apply as individuals, no fi rms allowed.

Please enter your e-mail address here. You will receive an auto-response to this e-mail address after your entry has been successful. You will also receive a personal ID number, which will assist you to track and make changes to your submission. This response will not be an invoice.

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ENTRY FEE €275
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*Each application must be accompanied by the application fee of €275.

For Architecture Applicants:
• Up to six (6) images per project (300 dpi per image in .jpg or .tiff file formats).
• Up to six (6) plans sections and elevations in .pdf file formats.
• One-page description (150 words) per project in .docx or .pdf file.
• All the files should be uploaded in .zip or .rar format.
• Maximum allowed file upload is 20MB.
• Please put each project in a separate labeled folder prior to zipping the file.

For Design Applicants:
• Up to 3 (3) images per product (300dpi per image in .jpg or .tiff file formats).
• Up to 3 (3)drawings .pdf file formats.
• One- page description (150 words) per product in .docx or .pdf file.
• All the files should be uploaded in .zip or .rar format.
• Maximum allowed file upload is 20MB.
• Please put each product in a separate labeled folder prior to zipping the file.

Notes:
• If you are uploading .zip or .rar files larger than 20MB your application will not be completed.
• Depending on the speed of your internet connection and the size of your files, your uploads may take some time to complete.

Europe 40 under 40

European 40 Under 40® is a registered trademark of
The European Centre for Architecture, Art, Design and Urban Studies.
Further information:
info@europeanarch.eu, www.europeanarch.eu

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