IWAN BAAN photographer
Iwan Baan photographer. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague and worked in publishing and documentary photography. He known primarily for images that narrate the life and interactions that occur within architecture. His images of the Torre David in Caracas – a series that won Baan the Golden Lion for Best Installation at the 2012 Venice Architecture Biennale. He has been awarded by Julius Shulman Photography Award in 2010, and the AIA New York’s Stephen A. Kliment Oculus Award (2016). In 2011, he was named one of the 100 most influential people in contemporary architecture world by the magazine Il Magazine dell’Architettura on occasion of their 100th issue.
TAMÁS BUJNOVSZKY architectural photographer, photo editor of the Hungarian Architecture magazine
Tamás Bujnovszky architectural photographer, the editor of the Hungarian Architecture magazine since 2006. He has been continuously active with his works in international and Hungarian architectural photography. In 2012 he has been shortlisted in the Sony Photography Award. As a photographer he has contributed to projects of contemporary Hungarian architecture winning several international prizes.
NICOLAS GROSPIERRE artist and photographer
Nicolas Grospierre artist and photographer. He has presented several collective and individual exhibitions in Poland, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Australia, China and the USA. In 2008, his exhibition Hotel Polonia won Golden Lion at the 11th Venice Architecture Biennale for best National participation. In 2009, Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Poland awarded his activity.
ANDRÁS KRIZSÁN DLA architect, President of the Association of Hungarian Architects
András Krizsán DLA architect, senior designer with MODUM Építésziroda Kft. is the President of the Association of Hungarian Architects. What the buildings constructed after his designs have in common is their creative adjustment to their artificial environment. His public buildings and residential buildings as well as his excellent works and activities to preserve and protect architectural values of certain settlements and to beautify local environments have earned him several highly prestigious architectural awards. His building named the New Generation Centre built in Zánka has been shortlisted for the Mies van der Rohe Award of contemporary European architecture.
JOSEF SCHULZ photographer
Josef Schulz photographer. He had numerous exhibitions all over the world, and was part of important photo festivals, like CONTACT Photography Festival, Toronto and FIF, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Josef Schulz won the European Architectural Photography Prize 2001 and got a Grant of the ZF-Kulturstiftung Friedrichshafen, the Kodak und Large Format Inkjet Award and was the Winner of the Festival „Voies Off“ de Recontres d Arles, France. His work is represented in the prestigious collections like UBS, Deutscher Bundestag, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Deutsche Börse and FRAC, France.
JAN STEMPEL professor of architecture, head of department, CTU, Prague
Jan Stempel architect, head of the Department of Architectural Design, University of Technology, Prague. Born in the Slovak Republic, he graduated from the Budapest University of Technology as an architect. From 1984 till 1991 he worked with Libereci SIAL studio, then became co-owner of A.D.N.S., a Prague-based office of architects between 1991 and 2004. He has co-operated in several architectural projects, including a variety of new buildings as well as modernizations. As of today, he works for his own studio (Stempel & Tesar).
GYÖRGY SZEGŐ DLA architect, editor-in-chief of the Hungarian Architecture magazine
György Szegő DLA architect, art author, editor, curator of several exhibitions of architecture, photography and fine arts. He had an exhibition in the 1970s where he presented a variety of uses of photographs, then he was the stage designer of productions in the Gergely Csiky Theatre in Kaposvár between 1978 and 1988. From 2001 on, he has been editor-in-chief at the Hungarian Architecture magazine. Since 2014 he has been the art director of Kunsthalle Budapest.
Only photos made no earlier than three years ago are eligible in this contest.
By submitting the photos, the applicant also agrees to its later use in communication associated with the contest.
Photos selected as finalists need to be submitted also in printable, high-resolution TIF formats.
5 individual images or series (of 6 images maximum)
max. 2 MB / jpg / RGB / exif
file name: Photographer’sName_building_location_year (without diacritics), e.g.: MintaPeter_school_budapest_2017.jpg
for series: Photographer’sName_building_location_year_ordinal (without diacritics), e.g: MintaPeter_school_budapest_2017_1.jpg
07. 08. 2017 – 25. 09. 2017
Which category should I register for?
Open category: Applicants who do not yet practise architectural photography as professionals are requested to apply here. If you mean to give yourself a chance to try your skills, please apply in the open category.
Professional category: If you are a professional photographer or publish photos, work for clients, and wish to be challenged and assessed amongst your fellow professionals, please choose the professionals’ category.
How should I register for the contest?
Via the webpage photoaward.meonline.hu by filling in the registration which opens by clicking on it, and by accepting the conditions detailed here. Registration deadline: 25 September 2017, 12 pm
How many photographs can one applicant submit?
A maximum of 5 individual photos or a maximum of 5 series can be submitted by the applicant. A series includes maximum 6 images.
How can I pay the registration fee?
We can accept fees via PayPal system. Prices include VAT.
How can I submit entries?
After being registered in the system, each applicant can enter his or her own online surface to upload the entries.
Is there a chance to modify my uploadings?
Yes, up until the deadline for submitting works. You can modify, delete or exchange the photos you have already uploaded.
Who are eligible applicants?
This contest is open to individuals only. No teams’ or companies’ photographs are going to be accepted. One applicant can only submit one image or one series of images.
What are the criteria for assessment that the jury is going to take into consideration?
The jury is going to consider the following aspects of assessment:
- artistic values and merits
- technical implementation
Is the jury’s assessment open to the public?
No, it isn’t. Applicants not selected for the finals are not going to be notified about details of the jury’s assessment.
When and how am I going to get feedback for the image(s) I submitted?
We are going to inform each applicant of the entries selected by the jury for the finals from October 9th on, and we are going to ask them to submit their photos in their original printable sizes in order to publish them in the catalogue of the exhibition in a special issue of the Hungarian Architecture magazine.
What are the technical parametres for the photographs?
Photos submitted must be max. 2 MB jpg format RGB images with accessible exif data. Files are to be named in a format as follows: Photographer’sName_building_location_year (without diacritics), e.g.: MintaPeter_school_budapest_2017.jpg. For series: Photographer’sName_building_location_year_ordinal (without diacritics), e.g.: MintaPeter_school_budapest_2017_1.jpg.
Please notice that later on we are going to need and ask for the images in printable sizes (high resolution TIF) for purposes of publications.