Architectural contest

Photo credit : Russian orthodox and cultural center
Wilmotte et Associés in Massangis stone


Rocalia will welcome the « Construire en pierre naturelle au XXIème siècle » contest Awards Ceremony and a dedicated area during the show.

The contest « Construire en pierre naturelle au XXIème siècle » is dedicated to promote natural stone for construction.


Organised by the union SNROC and the magazine Pierre Actual, the contest « Construire en pierre naturelle au XXIème siècle » rewards recent achievements made in France, using mostly natural stone produced in France or processed in France : limestone rock, marble, lava, granite, sandstone, slate…


The Prizes will be awarded in the three following categories:

  • Building (individual or collective)
  • Urban design and planning
  • Other achievements : interior decoration, landscaping, restoration….

A Special Prize will be awarded to the achievement that is the most advanced in terms of environmental criteria, sustainable development and circular economy, or presenting a major innovation (production, implementation).


Lastly, the Grand Prize will be awarded, within all the contestants, to the most representative achievements for natural stone building in the 21st century.