21. January 2022

New Euro­pean Bauhaus Prize 2022

The call for entries for the New European Bauhaus Prize 2022 has begun. Following the success of the first round, which received more than 2,000 applications last year, the second edition will present new inspiring examples of the change the initiative aims to bring about in our daily lives, living spaces and experiences. The New European Bauhaus initiative calls on all Europeans to develop and realize a shared vision of a carbon-neutral Europe and a sustainable and inclusive future that is aesthetically, intellectually and emotionally engaging. The associated prize is intended to recognize existing projects and new project ideas.

Awards will be given to projects and ideas that contribute to beautiful, sustainable and inclusive places in four categories, with two parallel competition strands in each of the categories: The "New European Bauhaus Prize" for completed examples from the past two years and the "New European Bauhaus Rising Stars" for concepts or ideas from creatives younger than 30.

The categories:

  • Reconnecting with Nature;
  • Recovering a sense of belonging.
  • Prioritizing the places and people that need it most
  • Promoting long-term, life-cycle, integrated thinking in the industrial ecosystem

The categories reflect the four thematic axes of the New European Bauhaus transformation. These were created during the initiative's co-design phase with the participation of thousands of people and
people and organizations who contributed their views and experiences.

Entries will be judged against the initiative's three core values: sustainability, aesthetics and integration.

Applications are open until February 28, 2022 at 19:00 CET. Detailed information is provided by the European Commission.

The New European Bauhaus is an environmental, economic and cultural project that aims to combine design, sustainability, accessibility, affordability and investment to implement the European Green Deal. Launched by President von der Leyen in her 2020 State of the Union address, the New European Bauhaus was co-created with thousands of people and organizations from across Europe and beyond. In September 2021, the initiative moved from co-creation to implementation through a Commission Communication setting out policies and funding to make the initiative a reality. Among the official partners of the New European Bauhaus is bayern design.

Winners of the New European Bauhaus Prize 2021 are presented here.