The new edition of the Matilde Baffa Ugo Rivolta Award confirms the idea of bringing the finest social building designs constructed in Europe over the last five years to the attention of a wider public.
It likewise confirms its intention of becoming an international point of reference for research and debate in this area highlighting the importance of the overall quality of the constructed environment and the sustainability of architectural design.
The projects that can be entered must to be built ended and consigned between January 2012 and December 2016 in any of the 28 nations in the European Community and Switzerland. Social housing means residential buildings promoted by public or private institutions with specific access regulations and due to satisfy a demand for lodging wich cannot be satisfied by the free market.
The winners will be announced on Monday, December 11th.