The 3rd Baku International Architecture Award ceremony was held in Gabala on October 5.
More than 150 artists from 27 countries participated in the competition, Trend Life reported.
The awarding ceremony brought together prominent public figures, representatives of culture and science, famous architects and artists.
Addressing the event, First Deputy Minister Vagif Aliyev spoke about the history of Azerbaijani architecture and glorious traditions of the architectural school.
The Baku International Architecture Award is an open, biennial award organized by the Culture and Tourism Ministry and the Union of Architects of Azerbaijan (UAA) with the support of the International Union of Architects.
The main objective of the competition is to discover new ideas for: development and implementation of urban planning and architectural designs, more meaningful design for buildings and structures, search for composition, volumetric and spatial solutions; implementation of practical ideas to achieve the maximum diversity.