The ninth edition of the international architecture competition Grand Prix, promoted and organized by Casalgrande Padana, had over 250 participants from all over the world, with submissions of great quality, bearing witness to the growing use of ceramic materials in the field of construction. The works submitted were examined and judged by an international jury chaired by Franco Manfredini, President of Casalgrande Padana, and composed of Alfonso Acocella, Giuseppe Cappochin, Biagio Furiozzi, Ferdinando Gottard, Joelle Letessier, Sebastian Redecke and Matteo Vercelloni.The jury, after careful analysis of the works, chose three for each category, along with honorable mentions. Shopping and office centers (large areas): Corvino + Multari / Design International, C.S.T, Arch. Graziano Facchini, Design and Construction company, Arch. Nagrebel’nyy Sergey Vladimirovich. Public and service structures, industrial buildings, et al: Bamberg Architecture, Arch. Thomas Bamberg, Agencja Projectowa “Architectura”, Massimiliano & Doriana Fuksas, Kammerl+Kollegen, Arch. Eik Kammerl, Andrea Mambriani, Strabag Architectural Group, Arch. Valeria Shubina. Residential:Artadi Arquitectos, Arch. Javier Artadi, Alain Demarquette, Luis Phillips Architects and Associates, Arch. Luis Phillips, Archengine, Arch. Justin Quinlan. Façades and outdoor pavements:Studio di Architettura Anselmi & Associati, Studio di Architettura Anselmi & Associati, 5+1 AA Alfonso Femia, Gianluca Peluffo, Atelier Traldi, Arch. Alessandro Traldi. Swimming pools: Marco Ciarlo & Fabio Fabiano architetti, 3 A, Arch. Jean Luc Roussel, S. Area Alain Sarfati Architecture, Arch. Alain Sarfati. The Grand Prix 2010-2012 awards will be presented with a prize ceremony.