In accordance with the Selection Methods of Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize(hereinafter referred to as the Selection Methods), the selection rules are specified as follows:
I. Nomination and Candidates:
According tothe Selection Methods, Nominations for Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize combine expert nominations and recommendations from the Nominating Committee. Internationally, any person active in the field of architecture (except those who serve on current Nominating Committee and jury of Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize) may become a nominee for the prize,as long as that person meets the criteria stated in Term III of the Selection Methods.
Liang Sicheng Prize laureates, architects, academics, architecture critics, institutes of architects, and architecture design organizations may make nominations. To nominate, the following materials should be submitted to the Architectural Society of China in either Chinese or English:
(1) A letter of recommendation signed by the nominator;
(2) A completed form of nominee’s information: including full name in the native language and in English, date of birth, position and title, contact information,one digital portrait photograph, educational and professional experience, publications, awards received, introduction of the nominee’s architectural ideas and design experience; and 5 to 10 built projects, each with one photograph of the built project, project name, location and completion date.
2. Shortlist of candidates determined by the Nominating Committee
The Nominating Committee of Liang Sicheng Architecture Prize review and vote via meetings (or E-mail and internet)on the list of nominees, including expertnominated architects, architectural scholars and additional recommendations of the Nomination Committee who meet the criteria of Term III. After the voting by the entire Committee, the nominees who win more than half of votes will be into the shortlist as the candidates.
3. Notification of the candidates
TheArchitectural Society of China will notify the candidatesto submit detailed personal and professional materials, for the final selection by the jury.
4. Materials submission requirements
The shortlisted candidates are required to submit a more detailed information form to the Architectural Society of Chinain either Chinese or English:including name, place of birth, nationality, date of birth, employer, profession and title, the digital portrait photograph, academic degrees, professional experience,social and professional engagement, awards received, published books and articles, professional experience responds to the core value of the Prize ( architectural ideas, academic studies, design reflections and experience, in no more than 1,500 words); a portfolio: project list in chronological order; each project filled in each form, introducing project name, location, scale, time of completion, principal architects and design team, project introduction; and 5 to 10 photographs or drawings that can represent the design ideas of each built project.
II. Review Procedure
The Architectural Society of China organizes thejury members to undertake overall deliberations on the shortlisted candidates and vote by secret ballot. Each round eliminates half of the remaining candidates to generate the winner list and ranking until two winners are selected.
III. Result Announcement
Selection result and jury list will be published on the official website of the Architectural Society of China and related domestic and international media platforms within one month after the selection is completed.