Luiz Conceição, was born in Vila do Porto, in the Azores (1952), graduated as an architect at Lisbon College of Fine Arts (1978). Completed a PhD at the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon, with the theme “The consecration of water through architecture, for a water architecture ”(1997).
He was Professor at Lusíada University, at the Faculty of Architecture of University of Lisbon, Professor and Director of the Architecture courses at Moderna University of Setúbal, Lusófona University of Lisbon and Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute, in Portimão.
In 2007, he ran for president of the Order of Architects with the motto "For an Order of values”. He was a member of EAAE – The European Association for Architectural Education and Researcher at the Center for Territory, Culture and Development Studies, Lusófona University of Lisbon.
S C O P E
The Luiz Conceição Award was instituted, in 2020, by the Integrated Master Degree in Architecture of ISMAT – Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute – MIA.ISMAT.
The prize is awarded annually and aims to distinguish the work of students in the first cycle of architecture studies, enrolled in national and international educational institutions. Will be admitted works for the two semesters of the academic year preceding that of the respective edition of the Luiz Conceição Award.
A W A R D
1. Students enrolled in the first cycle of studies in Architecture of national and international institutions of higher education in architecture, during the academic year in which the prize takes place, or that have ended in the year immediately previous.
2. Only works carried out during the academic year immediately preceding that of the edition of the Prize, to which they are applying, will be admitted.
3. The Luiz Conceição Award distinguishes one winning work and two honourable mentions. Exceptionally, if the jury recognizes equal merit for more than one work, it will be awarded more than an Ex aequo award. In the event that the Jury finds that no application proves worthy of the prize, it will not be awarded, the jury reserves the option of award a third honourable mention.
4. The winning entry is awarded an amount of fifteen hundred euros. The two honourable mentions members are each paid six hundred euros. The prize is given singularly to the work, regardless of the number of authors. If more than one Ex aequo winner is nominated, the prize amount is divided equally among the awarded works.
5. All competitors whose works are admitted to the competition receive a certificate participation.
E L I G I B I L I T Y
1. Works carried out within the scope of the Curricular Units for Project of Architecture (regardless of its designation) of the three years that make up the first cycle of studies in Architecture carried out in national or international institutions of University education.
2. There is no limit imposed on the number of works proposed to competition for each educational establishment.
3. The theme is free.
A P P L I C A T I O N
1. The application process is carried out by the student through the email: firstname.lastname@example.org
2. The application will only be considered valid with the delivery of:
2.1. Maximum of two A1 format panels, vertically arranged, in pdf/a format, with a maximum of 25Mb (sum), without identifying the student, professor or institution to which he belongs.
2.2. Application Form, duly signed by the student;
2.3. Declaration of the Faculty responsible for the work in the competition, duly signed by the responsible Faculty professor.
3. The texts and subtitles contained in the A1 panels must be mandatorily written in Portuguese and English.
4. Each work will be assigned a number and its identity will only be known by the members of the jury, after the assignment of the final classification.
E V A L U A T I O N
1. The evaluation of the works is done in two phases. The first establishes a panel of ten finalist works. The second will establish the winning work and the two Honourable Mentions.
2. In the first phase, all the works submitted to the competition are gathered, which will be analysed individually by all members of the jury. Each member of the jury individually suggests ten works that he considers having the necessary quality to proceed to the next phase. This phase is closed by a jury meeting, designed to select the ten finalist works, after weighing the ratings given by the seven jurors. The President of the Jury is casting vote in case of equal votes.
3. In the second phase takes place a joint appraisal of the ten finalist works by the seven elements of the jury. The classification of the works is voted and defined. The President of the Jury is casting vote in case of equal votes.
4. The announcement of the results will be made public through publication on the website.
5. An exhibition will then be held with the ten finalist works.
J U R Y
1. The jury consists of seven elements:
1.1. Two Professors from the scientific area of architecture at MIA.ISMAT;
1.2. Two Professors in the scientific architecture field from other National Higher Education Institutions;
1.3. A Professor in the scientific field of architecture from other National Higher Education Institutions;
1.4. An architect exercising professional activity;
1.5. A representative of the Regional Section of the Alentejo of the Order of Architects;
1.6. In each Edition, the direction of the Award appoints, from among the judges, the President of the Jury.
2. Teaching staff whose students’ works are prize candidates, is not legible for member of the Jury.
3. The Jury can meet in person or by video conference.
4. The constitution of the jury is announced annually with the opening of the application.
5. The jury will consist of a President and six members.
D E A D L I N E S
1. Opening of the competition: 19th of January, 2022
2. Applications open until: 1st of May, 2022
3. Appointment of the jury until: 2nd of May, 2022
4. Announcement of the finalist works: 1st of June, 2022
5. Announcement of the winners and delivery of the prizes will take place in June, at the commemorative ceremony of the ISMAT’s commemorative day.
6. Exhibition of finalist works: Inauguration in June, inserted in the celebrations of the day of ISMAT.
Membros do Júri
José Manuel Carvalho
Assistant Professor of the Integrated Masters in Architecture at ISMAT
Architect from the Faculty of Architecture of the “Technical University of Lisbon” and a PhD in Architecture from the “University of Évora”. He taught at “Moderna University” – Setúbal and Lisbon, between 1996 and 2008. He did research at the “Center for Architecture, City and Territory Studies” at that University. He participated in workshops at different European universities. Lecturer and researcher at ISMAT’s Integrated Masters in Architecture, in the scientific area of Architecture, since 2019. He is a researcher at CHAIA at the “University of Évora”. Architectural practice: atelier WA, Lisbon.
Assistant Professor of the Integrated Masters in Architecture at ISMAT
Architect (1995), Master in Theory of Architecture (1999) from “Lusíada University” and a PdD in Architecture (2019) from “University of Évora”. He is a researcher at the “Center for the History of Art and Artistic Research” at the “University of Évora” and an effective member of the “Alto Tejo Studies Association”. He is an assistant professor (2020) at ISMAT in the Integrated Masters in Architecture in the areas of Design, Urban planning and Architecture history and criticism. He has practiced as a liberal professional since 1996 and is the author and co-author of several academic and scientific articles.
Professor at University of Cagliari
With a PhD in Architecture, he is a Full Professor in Architectural and Urban Composition, a member of the Faculty of Doctorate in Civil Engineering and Architecture and director of the Master in Landscape Architecture at the “University of Cagliari”. He has taught at the “University of Sassari”, at the “Polytechnic University of Catalonia”, at the ESA – “Special School of Architecture” in Paris and at the “Architecture Academy of Mendrisio” at the “University of Italian Switzerland”. From 2003 to 2007 he was editor of the International Architecture and Urbanism Magazine Parametro for which he edited the monographic editions “The Holland metropolis”, by Luigi Snozzi and “New cities between the two wars”. He is also a member of the scientific committees of the "Notebooks of the Center for Mediterranean Landscape Studies" (Libria) and the series Alleli, Bianco (Letteraventidue) and Confini (Tab Edizioni). Author of books and essays on architecture and landscape, he explored the themes of post-industrial territories in the books “The Architecture of Mines and Re-Mine”, “Modern Urban Heritage” and “Neighborhoods and Cities of the 20th Century. From Pessac to Carbonia”. He studied modern urban heritage and 20th century architecture and in “Dialogue on the teaching of architecture” (Letteraventidue), written with Pierre-Alain Croset and Luigi Snozzi, he develops a reflection on the teaching of design and on the learning of architecture. His designs and essays are published in the magazines Domus, “The Journal of Architecture”, The Construction Industry. In 2005, he was selected for the exhibition of the Milan Triennale – Research, Training, Design of Architecture – Italian Architects under 50 years old. In 2011, he won the Landscape Award from the Council of Europe for the Carbonia Landscape Machine Project. In 2018 and 2020 he participated in the 16th and 17th International Architecture Exhibition of the Venice Biennale.
Member of the Alentejo Regional Section of the National Order of Arquitects
Born in S. João do Estoril, in 1952, he did his basic and secondary studies in Guarda. He graduated in Architecture in Lisbon, at the “Higher School of Fine-Arts”, in 1980. He worked in the GPA studio of the architects Maurício de Vasconcelos and Luis Alçada Batista and in the studio of the architect Bartolomeu da Costa Cabral. In 1983, he went to Odemira, where he opened a studio and, within a few years, became interested in land construction. Since then, he has not only developed projects in this area, but has also trained companies, students and interested people, as well as advising and monitoring works on land by other architects. He regularly monitors masters degrees of university students.
Professor Emeritus, Faculty of Architecture, University of Porto
Born in Porto, in 1937. Architect by the “Higher School of Fine-Arts” of Porto, in 1965. Professor Emeritus of the Faculty of Architecture, “University of Porto”. Author of “Route – Portuguese Architecture, 1930/1974”. He guides Seminars and teaches in the Netherlands, the Soviet Union, Brazil, Angola, Panama, Colombia.
He participated in the “Feísmo Forum” I and II, in Ourense, Spain, in 2005 and 2007, in the Architecture Debates, University of Seville, 2012, in the International Colloquium “Design+Project – Dialogue between Porto and S. Paulo”, at the Campus of USP of S. Carlos., 2013, at the 15th Conference – International Planning History Society, S. Paulo, 2014, and at the IX International Seminar – Housing, “City School”, S. Paulo, 2014. Conferences: “Architecture School” of “Buenaventura University”, Cali, Colombia, 2014, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, and Glasgow School of Art, in 2014 and Marques da Silva Foundation “Távora, Travel Design, Design Object”, Porto, 2016. He has published articles and works, among others, in Architectures à Porto, Tendenze dell’Architettura Contemporanea, Casabella, Lotus International, Wonen Tabk and Electa, Deutsches Arcitektur Museum, Frankfurt, Jornal Expresso, Revista Monumentos and Boletim of the “University of Porto”. He works in co-authorship with Alexandre Alves Costa. Highlights the projects: “Valorization of Idanha-a-Velha”, 1995/2011, “Requalification of downtown Porto”, 2000, “Monastery of Santa Clara-a-Velha”, Coimbra, 2002, “Constantino Nery Theater”, Matosinhos, 2003, “Monastery of Santa Maria de Seiça”, 2017. Awards: AICA 2008 and Diogo de Castilho 2009 Awards, Europa-Nostra Award, 2010. Gold Medal of the City of Vila Nova de Gaia.
Director of the Doctoral Course in Architecture at the University of Évora
Born in Lisbon. Architect by the Faculty of Architecture – “Technical University of Lisbon”, in 1994. Master in Restoration of Architectural and Landscape Heritage by the “University of Évora”, in 2006 and Doctor in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the “University of Lisbon”, in 2012.
Between 1995 and 2012 she was an architect at the Évora Regional Directorate of the “Portuguese Institute of Architectural and Archaeological Heritage”. In the Division of Works, Conservation and Restoration, she was responsible for carrying out architectural and conservation projects; for monitoring and/or supervising the works, and for coordinating and managing applications for the “Operational Program for Culture”.
As a liberal professional, she executed several architectural projects as an author or co-author, some of which were awarded and published in specialist magazines.
She has been a professor at the Department of Architecture of the “School of Arts” of the “University of Évora”, since 2004, where she teaches design, advanced design and research methodologies in the Integrated Masters in Architecture, and architecture laboratory in the Doctoral course.
At the university, she is also the Director of the Doctoral Course, President of the Scientific Council of the “School of Arts” and Vice-President of the Scientific Council of the “Center for the History of Art and Artistic Research” (CHAIA).
Architect by the “Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute” (ISMAT) in 2006, with an internship at Prof. Doctor Miguel Santiago atelier (Lisbon), he attended the PhD course in Architecture at the “University of Beira Interior” (UBI) in 2010.
Since 2009, based in Portimão, in the Algarve region, he focuses mainly on architecture and interior design and is involved in several projects in Portugal, including museums, private residences, public buildings and renovation of historic buildings.