Architectural Idea Competition

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CHALLENGE

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This competition seeks innovative ideas in designing a space focusing on the relationships between a project and a ‘character’ and the site. Each participant or team of participants will propose a character for designing a house. This ‘character’ can be a person or group of persons of interest and inspiration for the project. There are no limitations as to the choice of the character. This character may be a historical or contemporary, real or fictional person, a significant group, from any origin or nationality. It is vital that within the submitted proposal, the character is introduced, and the project’s relationship with him/her or them is justified. ArchTwist invites participants to explore the boundaries and paradigms of designing houses with ground-breaking and visionary proposals.

This idea competition does not specify any particular site or setting. Therefore, each contestant or team can choose the location of their project based on the specific character. Participants can design a new space in an empty plot or propose a reuse of an existing building or structure. Nevertheless, participants will have to justify their choice of location for the project. A good architectonic conceptualization and original ideas will receive the highest consideration. ArchTwist encourages contestants to experiment and to formally and spatially explore new solutions. From the architectonic point of view, we expect an original, out-of-the-box, creative, contemporary, and risky proposition.

JUDGING CRITERIA

The judging will be based but not limited to:

  • Innovation and creativity
  • Spatial and architectural interest of the proposal.
  • Conceptual and identity connection between the character and the proposed project.
  • New exploration, alternative input that breaks with preconceived schemes in the traditional design process.

PRIZE

JURY AWARDS

Winner
-30,000 BDT
-Certificate
-Publication

1st Runner UP
-20,000 BDT
-Certificate
-Publication

2nd Runner UP
-15,000 BDT
-Certificate
-Publication

GOLD MENTION
Number of Entries:
(Based on juror’s recommendation)
-Certificate
-Publication

HONORABLE MENTION
Number of Entries:
(Based on juror’s recommendation)
-Certificate
-Publication

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARD

WINNER
-10,000 BDT
-Certificate
-Publication

Shortlisted entries will be shared on our social media pages (Facebook & Instagram). Entries with the highest number of reactions in total from all media will be given this award.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINE

Number of sheets: 01
Sheet orientation: Landscape
Minimum resolution: 150 dpi
Maximum file size: 15 mb
File format: JPEG/PNG

Submission sheet must not contain any identification of the participant like name, institution etc.

Team code must be written on top right corner of the sheet.
(Font: Arial, Font size: 30 point, Color: white/black, transparency:  50%) 

A text description of your project must be submitted along with the JPEG/PNG file in the submission portal. (A text field will be provided in the submission page for the text description). Word count should not exceed 250 words.

Submit at www.ArchTwist.com/submit

TIMELINE

Early Bird Registration
-1,500 BDT
-START: 10 April, 2021
-END: 20 April, 2021

Standard Registration
-2,000 BDT
-START: 21 April, 2021
-END: 20 May, 2021

Last Minute Registration
-3,000 BDT
-START: 21 May, 2021
-END: 21 june, 2021

Submission Deadline
21 june, 2021 (11:59 P.M.)

Shortlist Announcement for Public Voting
01 July, 2021

Result
August, 2021

ELIGIBILITY & REGISTRATION

-This competition is open for both students and professionals.
-Individual or Team (Maximum 03 participants) Registration.
-A participant can submit multiple entries but each submission must be registered separately.
-Students and professionals from any disciplines are eligible to participate. Multidisciplinary teams are encouraged.

For registration visit: ArchTwist.com/register

(Visit the link and follow the instructions in that page  to register for the competition. After registration you will receive a unique team code)

FAQ

Can I submit multiple entries?
Yes, you can. Participants can submit multiple entries but each submission must be registered separately.

Can I participate in a team?
Yes, Maximum 03 members can be in a team. 

How do I register?
You can register from our website at ArchTwist.com/register/
The registration will be completed after you complete the payment.   

How can I get my team code?
After completing payment you will receive the teamcode in the following email.

Is there any limitation for medium of the drawing?
No.The medium is free.

Can I submit drawings of my earlier projects?
Yes, you can submit drawing for your previous projects, any existing projects or new projects.

I have completed the payment but haven’t received the team code. what do I do?
Please check your spam folder first in case you don’t receive your email. If you don’t find there please let us know. The confirmation email can take as long as 72 hours to reach. 

How do I submit?
You have to submit the soft copy of your file following the submission guideline at https://www.ArchTwist.com/submit/ 

Where should I look for any update or information?
You can visit our website (archtwist.com) or keep an eye on our social media pages-

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ArchTwistBD 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archtwist/ 

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