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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 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 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 honorable 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 honorable mention.
4. The winning entry is awarded an amount of fifteen hundred euros. The two honorable 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 and delivered in digital format – pdf format, with a maximum of 25Mb – through the application form – where all the identification elements of the work and its author (s), as well as of the educational institution where they come from, Curricular Unit and semester, should appear.
2. The application form will be available on the website.
3. Application processes must be duly validated by the educational institution for which the student competes, with a statement that proves the student’s registration (name, year of studies level of the work, curricular unit).
4. The application processes are presented in a maximum of two panels A1, arranged vertically, without the identification of the student and of the educational institution.
5. The texts and subtitles contained in panels A1 must be mandatorily written in Portuguese and English.
6. The A1 panels and the declaration, both in PDF format, must be submitted to the e-mail:
premio.luiz.conceicao@ismat.pt.
7. To each work it will be attributed a number and only after the final classification the jury will know the identity of the student.

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 Honorable Mentions.
2. In the first phase, all the works submitted to the competition are gathered, which will be analyzed individually by all members of the jury. Each member of the jury individually suggests three works that he considers to have 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 Algarve of the Order of Architects;
1.6. In each Edition, the direction of the Award appoints, from among the judges, the President 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: 04. January. 2021
2. Applications until: 30. April. 2021
3. Appointment of the jury until: 31. March. 2021
4. Announcement of the finalist works: 17. May. 2021
5. Announcement of the winners and delivery of the prizes will take place in June, at the commemorative ceremony of the day of ISMAT.
6. Exhibition of finalist works: inauguration in June, inserted in the celebrations of the day of ISMAT.


Members of Jury

MIA|ISMAT

ANA BORDALO
Director and Assistant Professor of Master Degree in Architecture at ISMAT

Graduated (1998), Master (2007) and PhD (2014) in Architecture. Started working in 1998 as a freelance professional, being responsible for different architectural and urban projects. Professor of the Curricular Units of Project, since 2007, in Master Degree in Architecture (MIA) and, between 2018 and 2020, of the Curricular Unit of Drawing in the Communication Design Degree, at ISMAT. Director of MIA, since 2019, Student Provider of ISMAT, since 2018. Jury member of Master’s Dissertations. Researcher at CIAUD-FAUL and ISHIP-ISMAT, being Co-IR. Participation and publication in conferences, workshops and exhibitions. Member of Organizing and Scientific Committees

JOSÉ MANUEL CARVALHO
Assistant Professor of Master Degree in
Architecture at ISMAT

Architect by the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon. Taught at Moderna University, in Setúbal and Lisbon, between 1996 and 2008. Researcher at the Center for Studies in Architecture, City and Territory of Moderna University. Participated in workshops at different European universities. Completed the doctoral course of the European PhD in Architecture in Architectural Rehabilitation at the University of Seville. Completed the doctoral course of the PhD in Advanced Architectural Project at the University of Évora. Professor and researcher at ISMAT’s Master Degree in Architecture, in the scientific area of ​​Architecture, since 2019. Presently Researcher at CHAIA at the University of Évora. Architectural practice: atelier WA, Lisbon.

Guests

MASSIMO ANGRILLI
Vice-Director and Associate Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Architecture of Pescara.
Visiting Professor in the International Master “Landscape Intervention and Heritage Management”, Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona.

Architect and doctorate. Studied at the Faculties of Architecture of Pescara and Paris-Tobiac, obtained a doctorate in Urbanism through the inter-university course Roma-Pescara, in 2000, with the thesis “Green Urban Network”. Presently Vice-Director and Associate Professor of Urban Design in the Department of Architecture of Pescara and Visiting Professor in the International Master “Landscape Intervention and Heritage Management”, Universitat Autonoma of Barcelona. Author, among others, of the books “Piano Progetto Paesaggio. Urbanistica and recupero del bene comune ”(with afterword by Francesc Munoz); "Reti verdi urbane", (with preface by Michael Hough), author of articles published in national and international scientific journals.

MIGUEL SANTIAGO
Associate Professor with Aggregation at the University of Beira Interior

Born in Coimbra in 1970. Graduated (1993), Master (1998) and Doctorate (2005) Architect, from the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon and since 1994, has been working as a freelance professional. In 2002 joined ISMAT as a lecturer in the Architecture Course and, between 2015 and 2017, was Director Master Degree in Architecture. Visiting Assistant Professor since 2008, and from 2009 to 2014 Director of the 3rd Architecture Cycle at (UBI) University of Beira Interior, in Covilhã. Associate Professor from May 31, 2017 till present. Aggregation Evidence at F.A.U.L. in December 2019. Author of work and theoretical articles published in specialized magazines.

RICARDO LATOEIRO
Architect
Member of the Board of Directors of the Algarve Regional Section of the Order of Architects as a member, belonging to the Executive Council in the role of Secretary.

Architect by Lusíada University of Lisbon (2003) and PhD student, since 2002, in the PhD course in Urbanism by the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon and current member of the Board of Directors of the Algarve Regional Section of the Order of Architects. Co-founder of NOA Arquitetos, Collaborator at Atelier Barani in several projects, namely at Villa in the South of France (semi-finalist prize “Mies Van der Rohe” 2005) and Nice Public Transport Gare (National Award for French Architecture “L’Equerre D ‘Argent ”2009 and Finalist of the “Mies Van der Rohe” 2009 award). Participation in the International Contest for students under the UIA Berlin 2002 Congress. Several project publications added to the Congress event.

RUI VARGAS
Architect, AAP-Associated Architects Partnership

Rui Miguel Vargas studied at the Manuel Teixeira Gomes Higher Institute (ISMAT) and graduated as an architect at the Polytechnic Institute of Milan in 2000. Co-founded the ORV office based in Faro, Portugal, in 2003. Member of the Order of Architects in 2009. Current member of the Order of Architects and principal architect of the Associated Architects Partnership (AAP), which operates in several countries and is based in Kuwait and Portugal.

VITOR LOPES DOS SANTOS
Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Lisbon

In 1978, took the Photo-Finishing Engineering Course – Eastman Kodak Institut of Tecnology (University of Rochester) and did a final internship in Montrouge-Paris at the "Laboratoires Marcel Hamelle". Architect (1983) by the School of Fine Arts of Lisbon. In 1985, took the Post-Graduation and Specialty Course in "Conservation and Recovery of Buildings and Monuments", by the Department of Architecture of the School of Fine Arts of Lisbon. PhD in Architecture, in the specialty of Architecture Technology, in 1995, with the defense of the Thesis entitled “The Pombaline Building System in Lisbon in Collected Urban Buildings of Collective Housing – Study of a Humanist Legacy of the Second Half of the 18th Century.”. Author of several Architecture projects, C.E.O. of Arquitrói, S.A. and Arquitrói,S.G.P.S. until 2018.


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