Premio Internacional de Arquitectura Matimex

The theme of the Matimex International Architecture Prize, offered for the third time this year, is the ARCHITECTURE OF BALANCE. “Mens sana in corpore sano”.

To give contestants an idea of some of the types of building that may be admitted to the contest, a list of examples follows.

Mens sana… Places for reflection, study and care of the mind. .

  • Libraries.
  • Educational centres.
  • Spaces for meditation-reflection-study.
  • Religious spaces.

… in corpore sano. Spaces dedicated to the body and to physical wellbeing, considered in terms of recreation or medical care.

  • Gyms.
  • Sports facilities.
  • Spas.
  • Alternative treatment centres.
  • Beauty centres.
  • Medical centres: health centres, clinics, hospitals, doctors’ offices.

Without excluding projects combining both of the above aspects:

  • Wellness hotels.
  • Day care centres for seniors.
  • Educational centres for boosting mental and physical development.
  • All other projects which may reasonably be considered to respond to the criteria identified in the contest rules.

This contest is supported by the  Fiandre Iris Ceramica Group.

Registration is open to:

  • Professionals:
    • Architects, engineers, interior designers, designers…
    • Multidisciplinary teams of architects, engineers, interior designers, designers …
  • Students:
    • Students of design, interior design and architecture…
    • Multidisciplinary teams of students of design, interior design and architecture…

Contestants may enter individually or in groups of up to 5.

There is no entry fee.

To submit projects online, register and upload the documents listed in the contest rules, which may be downloaded here.

Accredited users may upload the required material in anonymous form.

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