The Publishing Group, Faenza, Italy, has organised an International Architecture Award for design and sustainability, titled “Innovative Architectures: Design and Sustainability”. Ian Ritchie has accepted to chair the jury which will take place in Faenza 20-21st January 2006.
The aim of the competition is to identify and reward the best architectural solutions incorporating one or several technological façade systems which suggest a holistic synthesis of design and intelligent technology. Completed projects by the competition deadline are eligible. There is also a student competition. Prizes total €10,000.