Fleur Groenendijk Foundation, in collaboration with the Rotterdam Academy of Architecture, has created the new promotion prize De Meester. The prize, for which only graduates of the academy are eligible, serves to support and promote the promotion of the work of the architect or urban planner and amounts to 5000 euros.
Fleur Groenendijk Foundation: “Based on the idea that architecture and urban planning are disciplines that belong to society in addition to their academic relevance, they have opted for a new structure for awarding the prize.The four nominated candidates will be asked for a full-time and publicly accessible program, live to the public and the jury to present their plans. ”
The judges will respond to the presentations on the spot. The choice for the winner of De Meester 2015 will also be announced on the same evening. In addition to members from the profession, the jury also consists of members from the science & culture and media sectors. The Master was presented for the first time on Wednesday evening, November 18, 2015 in the auditorium of Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam.
The Fleur Groenendijk Foundation has existed since 1997 and encourages young people from Rotterdam to explore the field of architecture in their education and training. Architecture in the broad sense of the word, also in relation to art, culture or science.