06/15/2018 - 00:00

The 2018 WMF / Knoll Modernism Prize - now celebrating its tenth anniversary - will be awarded this fall to an architect or design professional who has taken an innovative approach to preserving and saving a threatened modern building or complex. Do you know a deserving project? Click here to submit a nomination.

Nominated projects must have been completed in the last five years, and must have faced challenges or threats that affected the site before preservation (for example: deteriorated condition of original materials, obsolescence, abandonment, changes in use, ownership, economic or political conditions, etc.).

Deadline - 15 June 2018

The Prize will include: A cash honorarium of $10,000, A Knoll® Barcelona® chair, Round-trip airfare and hotel accommodations in New York City for the prize winner to attend the award ceremony.
An independent jury of architectural scholars, conservators, and professionals in related fields will select the prize winner. The jury is chaired by Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University and Curator of Architecture and Design at the Museum of Modern Art.

The prize winner as well as a selection of honorable mentions will be announced fall 2018. The award ceremony will be held at the The Museum of Modern Art on December 4, 2018.

If you have any questions reagarding the nomination process or a site's eligibility, email modernism2018@wmf.org. 


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