Lesia Topolnyk and state secretary Culture and Media Gunay Uslu. Award ceremony Prix de Rome Architecture 2022. Photo: Aad Hoogendoorn.

Lesia Topolnyk wins the Prix de Rome Architecture 2022

Lesia Topolnyk is the winner of the Prix de Rome 2022, the oldest prize in the Netherlands for architects aged 35 and younger, with an entry inspired by the wreckage site of flight MH17, in response to the theme of ‘Healing Sites’. The architect has just received the prize of €40,000 and a residency of her choice from State Secretary Gunay Uslu (Culture and Media) at Het Nieuwe Instituut in Rotterdam. read more

Films about the nominated architects


Commissioned by Prix de Rome, Mals Media made 4 short films about the nominated architects in the run-up to the exhibition Prix de Rome Architecture 2022 in Het Nieuwe Instituut: Arna Mačkić, Dividual, Lesia Topolnyk, and Studio KIWI.

Watch the 4 films below.

Introduction to the work by Arna Mačkić in the run-up to the exhibition Prix de Rome Architecture 2022. read more

Prix ​​de Rome Architecture 2022 at Het Nieuwe Instituut

Until 9 April 2023 Het Nieuwe Instituut will host the exhibition Prix de Rome Architecture 2022. In the exhibition at Het Nieuwe Instituut, nominees Arna Mačkić, Dividual (Andrea Bit and Maciej Wieczorkowski), Lesia Topolnyk, and Studio KIWI (Kim Kool and Willemijn van Manen) present 4 different interpretations of Healing Sites, the central theme of the Prix de Rome Architecture 2022. read more

Shortlist Announcement Prix de Rome 2022 Architecture

The international jury of the Prix de Rome has selected four entries for the shortlist of Prix de Rome Architecture: Healing Sites from 53 anonymous entries. The shortlist candidates are: Arna Mačkić, Dividual (Andrea Bit and Maciej Wieczorkowski), Lesia Topolnyk, and Studio KIWI (Kim Kool and Willemijn van Manen).

For the final round the four candidates are asked to further develop their positioning and propose spatial interventions for their selected Healing Sites. read more

Open Call Prix de Rome Architectuur 2022: Healing Sites

In a time where labour issues and climate issues go hand in hand, this edition of the Prix de Rome Architecture calls to rethink and redesign spatial practices. Architecture has been complicit in establishing the ecocidal legacies of capitalism, colonialism, and imperialism. How can architects, urbanists, and landscape architects reflect upon and rearticulate the way they work in undoing these legacies? read more

Advance notice Prix de Rome Architecture 2022

The upcoming edition to be published on Friday 21 January, is open to architects, landscape architects and urban planners. From that moment on you can compete and respond to the theme and assignment. The deadline is March 4, 2022.

This year the Prix de Rome Architecture is organized by the Mondriaan Fund in collaboration with the Creative Industries Fund NL and on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. read more

New round Prix de Rome Architecture

Mid January the open call for the new round Prix de Rome Architecture will be announced. Keep an eye on the social media of Prix de Rome and Stimuleringsfonds Creatieve Industrie. read more