applying for the
best architects 25 award

Starting today, architects and architecture offices anywhere in Europe are invited to submit their completed projects for the «best architects 25» award. The entry deadline is 27 May 2024. Those who enter by 4 March 2024 benefit from an early bird discount on the entry fee.

The best architects award is one of the most prestigious distinctions for architecture and a barometer of the latest developments in the top segment of the field. The award is widely recognised as a seal of quality for outstanding architectural achievements, positioning the award-winners at the forefront of the european architecture scene.


This year the jury will consist of:

  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Castorph
  • Maria Saiz
    Rapin Saiz Architectes, Vevey, CH
  • Michael Salvi
    Schenker Salvi Weber, Vienna, AT

They will together select the best projects in the categories:

Renovation and addition · Residential buildings · Office and administrative buildings · Commercial and industrial buildings · Education buildings · Public buildings · Infrastructure buildings · Other buildings · Interior design

The label «best architects 25» will be bestowed on all of the winning architects or architecture firms. The label «best architects 25 in gold» only goes to a small number of projects, namely the best in their category. Assessment criteria include outstanding architectural quality along with functionality, spatial conception and technical implementation. Special attention is directed to how the building blends in with the surroundings as well as to the form, aesthetics and general quality of the architecture.


Early bird registration > by 4 March 2024

Regular registration > 5 March to 27 May 2024

Submission deadline (online) > by 27 May 2024

Announcement of awards > 23 July 2024

Please submit your projects for the award here