Applications are open

The theme for this year is Restoring Nature in the City.

Please read the flyer for further details

Closing date for applications: 6 September 2021

The value of the award is £50,000 per year.

Entries will be accepted not only from individuals but also from formal or informal partnerships. Candidates should be UK based aiming to carry out research over a 2 year period culminating in a milestone output of significance. In all cases candidates should identify a mentor who can contribute objectively to the project and widen the reach of outputs to help make a difference.

The Commission welcomes applications not just from built environment professionals and landscape designers but also, for example, social entrepreneurs, ecologists, community groups, local authorities and landowners large and small.

Introduced in 1995, awards have been made for research into:

  • Landscape and Modernity
  • Urban Issues, Human Habitation
  • Transport and the Built Environment
  • Housing for the 21st Century
  • Climate Change – The future for Building Design
  • Urban design: Ideas for part of the Commission’s Estate
  • Towns and cities in Shock
  • Genetics and the Built Environment
  • Cycling and the Built Environment
  • Manufacturing an Inhabitable City
  • What is the High Street for? What Might the “Future High Street” be like?