NYFA: New York Foundation for the Arts
Address 457 Madison Avenue
New York,NY 10022
Phone Number (212)753-1722
Fax Number (212)486-9173
TTY Number (000)000-0000
Email [email protected]
Website http://www.archleague.org
Executive Director Ms. Rosalie Genevro
Founding Year 1881
Incorporating Year 1947
Mission Statement The Architectural League is one of the country's leading forums for the presentation of new work and ideas in contemporary architechture and urbanism. Through lectures, exhibitions, competitions, design studies, and publications, the League helps enrich the work of architects and enhance the public's understanding of the importance of architecture and design.
Program Name The Architectural League Prize for Young Architects and Designers (Formerly Young Architects Forum)
Program Contact
Program Phone (212) 753-1722 x13
Program Email [email protected]
Year Program Founded 1981
Description of Program The Young Architects Forum is an annual competition, series of lectures and exhibition organized by the Architectural League and its Young Architects Committee. The Forum was established to recognize specific works of high quality and to encourage the exchange of ideas among young people who might otherwise not have a forum.
Conditions/Public Service Requirements n/a
Award Website http://archleague.org/category/competitions/architectural-league-prize-competitions/
Where does the program take place? Arts Center
Does this program primarily support the creation of new work? Yes
Support or Services Provided as part of the Program
  • Facilities/Equipment Access
  • Exhibition Space/Opportunity
  • Technical Support/Professional Development
  • Professional contacts/referrals
  • Materials
Description of Support or Services The jury will select work for presentation in public forum, an on-line installation, and an exhibition at the Architectural League. Winners will receive a cash prize of $1000. A poster of the winning entries will be published and distributed nationally, as well as a catalogue of winning work published by the Architectural League and Princeton Architectural Press.
Amount Awarded by this Program (if an award) 1000.00
Related Arts
Design ArtsArchitecture
Residency Programs Open to Applicants Worldwide
Gender No Requirement
Age 18 and older
Can Previous Awardees Re-apply? No
  • No Requirement
Career Point
  • Emerging
Special Population
  • No Requirement
Other Restrictions Work undertaken as an employee must be accompanied by a letter from a principal in the firm stating that the entrant can be given sole credit for the work submitted. The competition is open to residents of the United States, Canada, and Mexico only.
Total Number of Applicants (annually) 120
Total Number of Recipients (annually) 6
Total Number of Awards (annually) 6
Total Amount Awarded by this Program (annually) $0
Procedure Open Application
Contact Requirements Prospective applicants should visit the website or call or email to request a program poster.
Material/Process The competition theme is given as a basis for young architects and designers to reflect upon and reevaluate their work. A written statement not to exceed 250 words is requested, which defines and considers the work under the rubric of the competition theme. Significant weight is given to how an applicant’s work addresses the theme. A single portfolio, which may include several projects, must be bound and no larger than 11″ x 14″. The portfolio may not contain more than thirty double-sided pages. CDs, models, slides, and transparencies will not be accepted.
Application Fee $25
Exact Deadline 2/15/2012
Approximate Deadline Feb.
Rolling Deadline No
Ideal Contact Month for New Application and Guidelines December
Selection Process/Criteria Winners are selected by a jury consisting of three former winners, plus three to four more senior members of the profession.
Notification Process n/a
Are awardees required to submit a Final Report? False
Awardee's Public Service Requirement? n/a