The top prize in the competition
Awarded for the new children's and youth clinic at the University Hospital, Freiburg
The jury for the Europe-wide architectural competition also awarded a second place prize to both BDA RDS Partners and the planning company, Bergstermann+Dutczak. The first place prize remained vacant. The parameters for the 120 million euro project were exceptionally complex and the prize winners responded with widely varying designs and accents. The jury took this into account and after lengthy discussions agreed to award two second-place prizes. A third place prize also was not awarded in this round, so there were two fourth place finishers as well. A total of 20 prestigious architectural firms from Germany, Austria, Switzerland and France submitted draft designs. Photographs of the models and visualizations demonstrate the award-winning work done by the architects at BDA RDS Partners.