There are two prize categories: one for teams that consists of students only and one for teams that consist of young professionals.  

In each prize category there will be appointed three nominees by the jury of the design competition. These 6 teams will be invited to come to the CLIMA 2022 conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (accommodation paid for two members of the team; with free access to the conference). After a presentation of the six projects during the conference, one winner for each category will be appointed by the jury. The two winners will be announced and celebrated during the closing event of the CLIMA conference.  

We encourage the participation of multi-disciplinary and -competence teams including e.g. architects, HVAC specialists, building physics consultants, building product manufacturers and energy / outdoor environment specialist.


  • The competition is an open competition in REHVA member countries (see more Who can participate ). The jury will select 3 nominees in two categories.
  • These nominated 6 teams will be invited to come to the CLIMA 2022 conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands (travel and accommodation paid for two members of the team).
  • The teams will present their projects during the conference. The jury will appoint one winner of each category.