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Who can participate

The Luxembourg Architecture Award (LAA) is awarded to works by architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, and urban planners.

The LAA will be given to the authors of the works in order to promote and encourage professional creativity and excellence in the architectural field in Luxembourg.


The work(s) can be submitted by:

    Architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, urban planners.
    Wishing to promote the architectural quality of their buildings, structures, interiors and outdoor spaces (with the agreement of the authors).

...and WHAT

The LAA is awarded by an international jury to works:

  1. completed between October 1, 2015 and October 16, 2019
  2. in the territory of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg

The LAA categories are:

  1. Residential architecture
  2. Non-residential architecture
  3. Interior design
  4. Landscape architecture & Outdoor/public spaces
  5. Civil engineering structures

Any work that has received an award or honourable mention in a previous edition of this competition is NOT eligible.

LAA criteria

The jury will assess the submitted projects on the following criteria:

  1. Architectural significance, identity and character of the work
  2. Concept functionality, quality and use of space
  3. Use of built and unbuilt space in relation to the environment such as outdoor spaces, landscape, street space etc.


The jury will evaluate applications in order to nominate up to 10 finalists in each LAA category before determining, if applicable, one winner per category.

  1. LAA Residential Architecture
  2. LAA Non-Residential Architecture
  3. LAA Interior Design
  4. LAA Landscape Architecture & Outdoor/Public Spaces
  5. LAA Civil Engineering Structures

The jury reserves the right not to award the full number of awards if it deems it appropriate. The jury is sovereign in its approach. Deliberations are confidential and jury decisions are final and without appeal.


    Can be assigned to a work that has attracted the jury attention.
    Will be assigned through an online public vote. Only the jury selected finalist works can participate.
    Will be assigned by the LUCA Luxembourg Center for Architecture in recognition of the career of an architect, engineer, interior designer, landscape architect, urban planner or to a person or group actively promoting the Baukultur.


Only applications submitted online not later than the 16 October 2019 will be evaluated by the jury.

How to participate


Are you the author or the owner of a valuable work? Do you want to promote its architectural quality?

Let’s submit your project online!

Projects must be submitted online between the 10th September and the 16th October 2019.

As many projects as you like!

The number of projects you can submit is UNLIMITED.
However, each submitted project is subject to an 80 € fee

NO more stress!

We have already prepared the “LAA Template” for your panels which can be downloaded below (different formats available).
The 2 panels must meet the following requirements:

  1. Page Format: A2
  2. File: PDF
  3. Quality: 300 dpi


NO more printed panels to deliver!

Simply upload the PDFs using the online submission form and LUCA will have them printed by a professional service provider for the jury.
How many? 2 panels per project, neither more nor less.

Feeling like a winner?

Alongside your project, remember to upload all the images (photos, technical drawings, sketches, etc) used for the 2 panels, as required in the online submission form.
Doing so helps us to promote you and your project on the LAA website and on the LAA2019 Catalogue.
Images must be in JPG, PNG, TIFF, or PDF formats.


Submit your project(s) in six steps 

  1. Create your user account or login
  1. Complete the online submission form (one form per project)
  1. Upload the 2 panels and associated images (per project)
  1. Submit the project(s) between 10th September and 16th October 2019
  1. Pay the fee (80 € per project) no later than 18th October 2019

Why create an account

When you start your submission, you will be prompted to create a user account. This makes it possible to start filling out the online submission form, save, and continue your work prior to submission.

When your entry has been submitted, you can log in to your user account but will NO LONGER be able to make changes.


Projects must be submitted no later than the 16th October 2019 but the deadline for paying the 80 € per project is the 18th October 2019.
You will receive an e-mail from us confirming your submission and payment.
Without fee payment, the submission will NOT be accepted.

Payment must be by means of a bank transfer. There is no method of payment through your LAA account.
Bank details can be found on the online submission form.

This contribution will help LUCA to print your panels, to promote your project(s) through the LAA website, etc.

Save the date(s)!!!

10 September 2019
Open Call for Projects

16 October 2019 - 23:59 (Luxembourg)
Submission DEADLINE

18 October 2019
Fee payment DEADLINE

Early November
Jury session

15 November - 7 December 2019
Online public vote for the Audience Award and LAA Exhibition

12 December 2019
Awards and LAA Ceremony