ABOUT THE AWARD

The Obel Award is a new, international prize for architecture that honours recent and outstanding architectural contributions to human development all over the world.

The Obel Award offers an incentive to architects worldwide to consider their obligations towards the common good. The award also aims to increase awareness in the general public of the transformative and social value of architecture.

THE WINNER 2019

The first winner of the Obel Award is the project Botanical Farm Garden Art Biotop “Water Garden” by JUNYA ISHIGAMI+ASSOCIATES, Tochigi 2013-2018

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From left to right: Wilhelm Vossenkuhl, Martha Schwartz, Louis Becker, Kjetil Trædal Thorsen