The Life Challenge Event

The Baumit Life Challenge 2020 will take place at the 2018 award winner’s country Spain in Valencia at the Hemisfèric.


The Hemisfèric was inaugurated in 1998 and was the first building in the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia to open its doors to the public. Due to its spectacular construction designed by Santiago Calatrava the Hemisfèric is the perfect setting to award the most beautiful facades.

Baumit Life Challenge Award Ceremony

Winners will be announced for the following categories:

Main winner
  • Life Challenge Award

Category winners
  • Single-family house
  • Multi-family house
  • Non-residential construction
  • Thermal renovation
  • Historical renovation
  • Special category: Stunned by texture

Previous Awards

Due to the success of the first award in 2014 in Vienna Baumit celebrates the best facades of Europe every two years.


Spanish Baumit Life Challenge Winner 2018 in Bratislava.

Baumit Slovakia hosted the third event at the Philharmony in Bratislava. More than 320 projects were judged by the jury panel in 2018 making Spain the winner.


Robert Schmid at the Baumit Life Challenge price giving ceremony in madrid.

The Life Challenge 2016 in Madrid attracted more than 400 architects, developers and applicators from 21 countries. A Slovakian facade took home the main award.


Baumit Life Challenge 2014 in Vienna

The first award in Vienna, Austria was the kick-off event. An international expert jury of 15 selected architects awarded a Spanish facade as the Life Challenge winner of 2014.

Life Challenge Award 2018

Baumit Life Challenge Winner 2018 Bratislava
Award Winners

Find all the winning projects from the Baumit Life Challenge 2018 in Bratislava.

Life Challenge Movie 2018
Movie Review

Video of the Life Challenge award giving in the Philharmony of Bratislava.

Life Challenge Gala 2018 Bratislava
Gala Evening

Photo gallery about the get-together of architects, developers and applicators.

Robert Schmid at the life challenge award giving in bratislava
Award Ceremony

Photos of the Baumit Life Challenge award cermony with all winners on stage.


Photo Update of the Winners 2020

Stay tuned to check out the winners of 2020 which we will announce after the event in May.