Fritz Höger 
Award 2020
For Brick





The submission phase for the “Fritz Höger Award 2020 for Brick Architecture” started on 2 December 2019 and still runs until May 29th 2020. The internationally renowned architecture prize is being presented for the fifth time by the Bauen mit Backstein Initiative, and is once again supported by the Association of German Architects (BDA).



The Jury has voted!

The winners of this years Fritz Höger Award for Brick Architecture have been decided! On the 15th and 16th of September the judging panels scanned almost 600 projects and identified the best submissions of the competition. We’ll keep you posted, who convinced the judges.

Extension until May 29th

Due to the current restrictions, the Fritz Höger Award 2020 for Brick Architecture is being extended! Brick projects can now be submitted until May, the 29th. Thus we want to make sure, that architects from all over the world get the same opportunities for a nomination and can showcase their projects even under the ongoing difficult circumstances.

For individual support, we are at your disposal via email at and via phone at +49 251 979 17 640. We will clarify all questions and try to find individual solutions for this special situation.

Projects that have a brick façade and which were completed after 1 January 2015 can be submitted. Projects that were previously submitted for the 2017 Fritz Höger Award may be resubmitted, provided were completed after 1 January 2015 and were not nominated for the 2017 Fritz Höger Award.

Architects and planners can submit their entry documents online at The closing date for entries is 30 April 2020. The awards ceremony will be held in the autumn of 2020 in Berlin.