The finalists are five buildings from four continents selected by the jury from a total of 34 nominated high-rise buildings from 13 countries. The focus is on the buildings' responsibility for the environment and future generations. This year marks the tenth time the prize has been awarded.
On November 8, 2022, the winning project will be announced in Frankfurt's Paulskirche. In addition, the event will be broadcast via live stream. The prize is awarded by the city of Frankfurt am Main together with the German Museum of Architecture (DAM) and DekaBank. In addition to a statuette by artist Thomas Demand, the award means prize money of 50,000 Euros.
The jury consists of
Sven Thorissen, MVRDV, Rotterdam (Chairman)
Eike Becker, Eike Becker Architects, Berlin
Peter Cachola Schmal, German Architecture Museum (DAM), Frankfurt/Main
Melkan Gürsel, Tabanlioglu Architects, Istanbul
Dr. Ina Hartwig, Head of the Department of Culture Frankfurt/Main, represented by Andrea Jürges, Deutsches Architekturmuseum (DAM), Frankfurt/Main
Bart Lootsma, Faculty of Architecture, University of Innsbruck
Victor Stoltenburg, Deka Immobilien Investment GmbH, represented by Horst R. Muth, Deka Immobilien GmbH, Frankfurt/Main
Matthias Schuler, Transsolar Energietechnik GmbH, Stuttgart