Spanish Ministry of Public Works and Infrastructure
Department of Building and Architecture
The Ministry of Development has supported this initiative right from the beginning as its purpose coincides with its objectives of Promoting, Disseminating and Internationalising Spanish Architecture. The Ministry of Development is fully justified in organising this competition in order to reinforce it as an initiative of the Ministry of Development and to facilitate the procurement of the bids by the Public Administrations as the essence of the Competition.
The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism (INTBAU) is an international educational charity which works under the Patronage of its founder HRH The Prince of Wales to promote traditional crafts, building, architecture, and urbanism. It is an organisation dedicated to the support of traditional building, the maintenance of local character, and the creation of better places to live. INTBAU encourages people to maintain and restore traditional buildings, and to build new buildings and places that contribute to traditional environments and improve the quality of life in cities, towns, and villages around the world.
INTBAU is an active network of individuals and institutions who design, make, maintain, study, or enjoy traditional building, architecture, and places: its 5,000 members are a global force for the continuity of tradition in architecture and building and the promotion of traditional urban design. 27 national Chapters have been formed in Afghanistan, Albania, Australia, Canada, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, Estonia, Germany, India, Iran, Ireland, Island States (SIDS), Italy, Montenegro, the Netherlands, Nigeria, the Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scandinavia, Spain, the UK and the USA. The Chapters work to develop programmes tailored to local needs on every continent.
Thanks to the support of:
Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust
The Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust is a North American philanthropic entity dedicated to promoting, among other activities, those projects related to the conservation of heritage, architecture and urbanism.
Since it was founded by the philanthropist and businessman Richard H. Driehaus, the Trust has provided important support to charities committed to the promotion of classical and traditional architecture.
This initiative is funded thanks to the support of the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Lead Trust, through a contribution to the Chicago Community Foundation for the Richard H. Driehaus Charitable Fund.