The IOC/IAKS Award and the IPC/IAKS Distinction are the most important international architecture prizes for sports, leisure and recreational facilities.
Every two years since 1987, the IOC/IAKS Award is commending sports and leisure facilities of exemplary design and function.
Together with the International Paralympic Committee, the IAKS is also awarding the IPC/IAKS Distinction for sports and leisure facilities suitable for persons with a disability.
In addition, IOC, the IPC and the IAKS are giving the Architecture and Design Award for Students and Young Professionals on innovative designs and concepts for sports, leisure and recreational facilities.
The announcement for the IOC/IPC/IAKS Architecture prizes 2017 will be published at the end of 2016. The prize-giving will take place on the occasion of the IAKS Congress and FSB 2017 in November 2017.