2017

  • Regeneration award at the Housing Design Awards for Southmere, South Thamesmead, United Kingdom. 
  • Dedalo Minosse Special Prize, Stanislao Nievo Special Prize for collaboration with Birmignham City Council on the Library of Birmignham, United Kingdom. 
  • Architizer A+Award,  jury prize and the popular vote in the category Contract Furniture for HUBB – Learning Environments, the Netherlands.
  • Red Dot Award Product Design for HUBB – Learning Environments, the Netherlands.
  • Civic Trust Selwyn Goldsmith Award for Universal Design for HOME Arts Centre, United Kingdom. 
  • Harleston Parker Medal for Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, USA.
     

2016

  • RIBA North West Award for HOME Arts Centre, United Kingdom.
  • RIBA National Award for HOME Arts Centre, United Kingdom.
  • THE PLAN Award in the office category for Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, USA.
  • Boston Preservation Alliance, Preservation Achievement Award for Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, USA.
  • Utrecht University, Honorary Doctorate, Francine Houben.
  • The Architectural Review, AR MIPIM Future Projects Award, Cultural Regeneration for Three Cultural Centers & One Book Mall, China.
  • Rietveldprijs Foundation Utrecht, Rietveld Prize, special mention for Anne Frankschool, the Netherlands.
  • Architects' Journal, Architecture Tomorrow, Highly Commended for Manchester Engineering Campus Development, United Kingdom.
  • European Hotel Design Awards, architecture award for Hilton Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Netherlands.



2015

  • Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds Prize, Francine Houben.
  • BAC Craft Award from the International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers for most innovative use of masonry for the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building, USA.
  • The International Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design to the Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • Schueco Excellence Award in the cultural category for the Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • Civic Trust Awards, Selwyn Goldsmith Universal Design Award for Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • Architizer, A+ Award in the category of Architecture+ Workplace for Rabobank Westelijke Mijnstreek Advice Centre, the Netherlands.
  • Architizer, A+ Award in the category of Architecture +Ceiling for the Delft Station Hall, the Netherlands.



2014

  • Special Commendation for Kaap Skil at the annual European competition of the Luigi Micheletti Foundation, Texel, the Netherlands.
  • RIBA West Midlands Building of the Year 2014 for Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • RIBA Stirling Prize Nomination for Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • RIBA West Midlands Emerging Architect of the Year to Patrick Arends.
  • Architects' Journal UK Woman Architect of the Year 2014, Francine Houben.



2013

  • Architects' Journal Building of the Year 2013 for Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • Korea Color Design Award, Grand Prix for Whistling Rock Golf Club, Chuncheon, South Korea.
  • Lieven de Key Medal for Architecture of the City of Haarlem for Sterren College, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
  • School Building Innovation Award of the Dutch Ministry for Education, Culture and Science for Sterren College, Haarlem, the Netherlands.
  • Property Award, Jury's Special Project for Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.
  • World Architecture Festival Award, Schools Category for Fontys School of Sports, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
  • Amsterdam Architecture Prize 2013 (Golden A.A.P.), Amsterdam University College, the Netherlands .
  • Architizer A+ Award, Kaap Skil, Texel, the Netherlands.



2012

  • Wood Architecture Award, 2nd prize, Kaap Skil, Texel, the Netherlands.
  • Daylight Award 2012, Living Daylights Foundation, Kaap Skil, Texel, the Netherlands.
  • International Design Award, second prize cat. other architectural designs, La Llotja de Lleida, Lerida, Spain.



2011

  • Dedalo Minosse International Prize, special Commendation for collaboration with Centre de Negocis i de Convencions on La Llotja de Lleida, Lerida, Spain.
  • Chicago Athenaeum Europe International Architecture Award 2011, La Llotja de Lleida, Lerida, Spain.
  • Chicago Athenaeum Europe International Architecture Award 2009, Amphion Theatre, Doetinchem.
  • Royal Town Planning Institute, Commendation for significant contribution to Town Planning in the West Midlands for Library of Birmingham, United Kingdom.



2010

  • Chicago Athenaeum Europe Green GOOD DESIGN Award 2010, for design Municipal Offices and Train Station, Delft.



2009

  • Chicago Athenaeum Europe International Architecture Award 2009, FiftyTwoDegrees, Nijmegen.
  • Chicago Athenaeum Europe International Architecture Award 2009, Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • International Design Award 2009, 1st prize cat. commercial buildings, of IDA, Los Angeles for FiftyTwoDegrees, Nijmegen.
  • International Design Award 2009, 3rd prize cat. Landscape/urban planning, of IDA, Los Angeles for Wei-Wu-Ying Center for the Arts, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.



2008

  • Cityscape Architectural Award 2008 of Cityscape Dubai for National Performing Arts Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Dedalo Minosse Special Eurotherm Prize for Sustainability2007/2008 for FiftyTwoDegrees, Nijmegen.
  • Veuve Clicquot Business Woman of the Year Award 2008 for Francine Houben.



2007

  • Brick Development Association Brick Award for Swimming Pool and Sports Centre het Marnix in Amsterdam.
  • Honorary fellowships for Francine Houben of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada.



2006

  • International Highrise Award 2006 for Montevideo, Rotterdam.
  • International Prize Dedalo Minosse 2005/2006 for Montevideo, Rotterdam.
  • National Steel Construction Prize 2006 Nomination for Montevideo, Rotterdam.
  • City of Rotterdam Building Quality Prize 2006 for Montevideo, Rotterdam.



2005

  • Province of South Holland Culture Award for Francine Houben.
  • Real Estate Society of Nieuwe Maas in Rotterdam Golden Boulder 2005 Prize for Montevideo, Rotterdam.



2004

  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Science Best School Building Prize. 
  • 2004 for primary school Het Braambos, Hoofddorp (design Mecanoo i.c.w. N2 architecten).



2003

  • Dutch Building Prize Foundation Dutch Building Prize 2003 for the National Heritage Museum, Arnhem.
  • Foundation Het Zeeuwse Gezicht Zeeuwse Architecture Prize 2003 Second prize for Psychiatric Hospital, Goes.
  • 5 Dutch Ministries Egg of Columbus prize for innovation and sustainability for the Glass House as Energy Source.



2002

  • Association Stadswerk Nederland Extraordinary Idea 2002 Second prize for The Glass Village, Zuidplaspolder
  • Foundation of Attention to Architecture for the city of Arnhem Heuvelink Public Prize 2002 for residential area The Bastion, Rijkerswoerd, Arnhem.
  • City of Hilversum Architecture Prize 2002, Public Prize Nomination for Oude Torenstraat, Hilversum.



2001

  • Honorary fellowship for Francine Houben of the Royal Institute of British Architecture, U.K.
  • Wood Centre, Almere Wood Prize Nomination for National Heritage Museum, Arnhem.
  • The A.M. Schreuders Foundation A.M. Schreuders Prize 2001 for best underground building for Office Villa Maliebaan 16, Utrecht.



2000

  • Fundaçao Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil 4a Bienal Internacional de Arquitectura’s Award for the exhibition Mecanoo Blue – Composition, Contrast, Complexity.
  • Corus Construction Award for the Millennium for the Library Delft University of Technology.
  • KM Europa Metal Aktiengesellschaft Osnabrück, Germany ‘TECU’ Architecture Award 2000 for the National Heritage Museum, Arnhem.
  • City of Rotterdam Building Quality Award 2000 for residential area Nieuw Terbregge, Rotterdam.



1998

  • Dutch Steel Building Institute National Steel Construction Prize 1998 for the Library Delft University of Technology.



1997

  • Achterhoek Promotion Prize for Isala College, Silvolde.



1996

  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Science Best School Building Prize 1996 for Isala College, Silvolde.
  • Prize for Public Space Nomination for residential area Herdenkingsplein, Maastricht.
  • Mies van der Rohe Pavilion Award for European Architecture 1996 Nomination for Faculty of Economics and Management, Utrecht.



1995

  • Design Prize Rotterdam 1995 Nomination for Nationale Nederlanden Headquarters and ING-bank in Budapest, Hungary.



1994

  • Prize for Public Space Nomination for residential area Ringvaartplasbuurt East, Rotterdam.
  • City of Maastricht Jhr. Victor de Stuerspenning Prize for residential area Herdenkingsplein, Maastricht.
  • Bund Deutscher Architekten Experimental Housing Hugo Häring Prize B.D.A. for Internationale Gartenbau Ausstellung, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Science Best School Building Prize 1994 Nomination for school ‘de Brug’, Leiden.
  • Ministry of Housing, Regional Development and Environment Bronzen Bever Prize for Building and Housing 1994 Nomination for residential area Park Haagseweg, Amsterdam.



1993

  • Bund Deutscher Architekten for Experimental Housing Auszeichnung Guter Bauten Prize B.D.A. 1993 for Internationale Gartenbau Ausstellung, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • City of The Hague Berlagevlag Prize for the offices for Gravura Lithographers, The Hague.



1987

  • City of Rotterdam Rotterdam Maaskant Prize for Young Architects.