wheelwright prize now open to all architects wheelwright prize now open to all architects
jan 03, 2013

wheelwright prize now open to all architects

Paul Krueger, Travel Sketches, Wheelwright Fellow 1963–64.Courtesy Harvard Graduate School of Design.



each year, the harvard university graduate school of design awards the wheelwright prize, a 100,000 dollar traveling fellowship, to its recently graduated architects. this year for the first time, dean mostafavi has opened the grant to any recently-graduated architectin the world. as he explains, ‘the idea is not just about travel — the act of going and seeing the world  — but about binding the idea of geography to themes and issues that hold great potential relevance to contemporary practice.’ supporting first hand exploration and discovery, the fellowship awards exceptional research agendas in line with the GSD’s investigative approach into the personal and global advancement of contemporary design. online application submissions will begin january 10th and end february 28th, 2013, with the winner being announced on may 15th.




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