Register: JUN/05/2020, Submit: JUL/12/2020, Eligibility: Architects, designers, enthusiasts, companies, students; individually, teams up to 4 members, Fee: Architects, designers, enthusiasts, companies 90 USD, students 70 USD (NOV/27/2019 – JAN/21/2020); architects, designers, enthusiasts, companies 120 USD, students 100 USD (JAN/22 – MAR/03/2020); architects, designers, enthusiasts, companies 140 USD, students 120 USD (MAR/04 – JUN/05/2020); discount for 3+ registrations from one university/school, Awards: 1st Prize: 3,000 USD, 2nd Prize: 1,500 USD, 3rd Prize: 500 USD, “Competition Client’s Favorite” Award: 1,000 USD, BB Student Award: 500 USD, BB Green Award: 500 USD, 6 Honorable Mentions
Officially known as the Portuguese Republic, Portugal is the westernmost sovereign state of mainland Europe. It is one of the oldest nations on the continent, having been continuously settled since prehistoric times, and was founded as the County of Portugal in 868 AD. Portugal has a Mediterranean climate with a mixed oceanic climate along the northern half of its coastline, making it one of the warmest countries in Europe, with annual average temperatures reaching as high as 40°C and higher during the summer months. Despite its constant human settlement, Portugal is still a territory rich in biodiversity.