The Center for Architecture

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Arnold W. Brunner Grant



Applications must be received on February 1st by 5:00 pm EST.

If the application deadline falls on a weekend, the application must be submitted by 5 pm on the following Monday.



Single award of up to $15,000.



Advanced study in any area of architectural investigation which will effectively contribute to the knowledge, teaching or practice of the art and science of architecture. The proposed investigation is to result in a final written work, design project, research paper, or other form of presentation.



Applicants must be a U.S. citizen engaged in the profession of architecture or a related field and have received their first professional degree at least five years prior to the date of application.


Jury Guidelines

Proposals should engage in advanced architectural investigation that contributes to the practice, teaching or knowledge of the Art and Science of Architecture. The Brunner Grant is intended to be a prestigious award given to mid-career architects. Proposals should be judged on the following criteria.

Qualified            Applicant qualifications
Need                   The project cannot be completed without funding
Contemporary Engages with contemporary architectural issues
Relevant            Engages current local and global issues
Useful                 Project results in useful end product

the Application Form