Forms of Participation
There are three ways to participate in the Bienal:
a) sending works
b) attending the events and conferences that will be organized during architecture week
c) taking part in both.
Participation through works sent to the Bienal
All works built from 2006 to date, are elegible to participate in the following categories:
– Collective houses and public buildings up to 10.000 sq. feet (Gold medal and silver medal)
– Multi family housing and public buildings over 10.000 sq. feet (Gold medal and silver medal)
– Single Family Housing (Gold medal and silver medal)
General Category (Open)
Unbuilt projects or buildings that do not fall into any of the above mentioned categories. (i.e. ecoarchitecture, public works, etc.)
The Bienal Medallion will be awarded to the best project of all categories. The jurors will also present Honorable Mentions at their discretion.
The winners of the last edition of other International Biennials are admitted to the exhibits automatically and free of charge.
If they want to compete for the awards they may follow the registration procedure and pay the entry fee.
All works sent to the AIA Miami 2009 Awards will be entered in the Bienal at no additional cost.
Any award or category can be declared vacant by the jury.
Notice: All participants will receive a certificate.
No panels or any other material sent to the Bienal WILL BE RETURNED. They will become property of the Bienal, who reserves the right to reproduce them in all means without previous permission of the participants.
International Open Competition
There will also be an Open International Competition – Barranquilla, Colombia.
The program and rules of that competition are being announced separately from those of the Bienal.
The Dean’s Conference will be held November 12-15, 2009. More information to come.
Registration, Submissions fees and Deadlines
All projects must be sent to the following address:
275 University Drive
Coral Gables, FL 33134, USA
Att. Jaime Canaves FAIA, IIDA
Registration fee for each entry.
Payments should be made with through the Paypal link below with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, Novus, American Express, or Diners Credit Cards. Please pay attention to the timeline below in order to determine which fee to pay.
There is no limit of the number of works that may be entered.
Reception of work: All works must be received at the same address by October 30, 2009, 5:00PM EST, no exceptions will be made.