The Design that Educates Awards (DtEA) recognize, showcase, and promote globally the best ideas and implementations of architecture and design that can educate. Further, the design itself may provide an informative and educational layer that guides us through the increasing complexity of our environment. It can showcase specific possibilities and challenges, explain sociocultural factors and influences, or even outline new scenarios for future development
The winners, laureates of prizes, honorable mentions, and nominations will be selected in each category: (1) architectural design, (2) product design, (3) universal design, and (4) responsive design. The winners in each category will receive a Gold Prize, a Silver prize and a Bronze Prize as well as honorable mentions. In addition to the general evaluation, the student project with the highest score will receive the label of Emerging Designers. Parallel to the jury’s evaluation, representatives of Solarlux will select the laureates of Solarlux Choice. The projects of the winners and laureates of honorable mentions will be exhibited during the ‘Architecture in Foyer 2020’ conference at the Solarlux Campus in Germany on April 23–24, 2020. Further, Laka Foundation will invite the laureates to present their designs during the ceremony.
The application process for the Design that Educates Awards requires the candidates to register for the competition online. Only after the successful registration can the participants submit their design. Further, the registration process requires participants to pay the registration fee as well. Moreover, the participants may enter as a team.
Further, to submit their design, the participants must follow the submission procedure as:
The deadline for the Design That Educates Awards are: