For the fourth time, the Lisbon Architecture Triennale will award the Debut Prize to an architect or architectural firm to celebrate their achievements and encourage their professional career. For this edition, 95 projects from 38 countries applied, including Portugal, Spain, Argentina, Brazil, Italy, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, the USA, Chile, France, Switzerland and more. Among all the participants, Vertebral, led by Elías Kalach and Teddy Nanes, has been selected among the ten finalists, representing Mexico.
The jury of the Lisbon Architecture Triennale is formed by Cristina Veríssimo (Portugal), Diogo Burnay (Portugal), N'Goné Fall (Senegal), Yael Reisner (Israel) and Zhang Ke (China). The announcement of the winners will be made during the Début Prize conference during the opening days of September 29 to October 1, 2022.