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INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION

AURAL ARCHITECTURE

PRIZES

Certificate + Publication & more

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Sunday, 30 April, 2023

Competition Introduction

Archiol has organized this second edition of the Aural Architecture design competition to understand the possibilities of spaces designed with the help of sound.

"When I see architecture that moves me, I hear music in my inner ear.”
– Frank Lloyd Wright

SOUND TO SPACE -
This competition encourages using the sense of sound to design architectural space, depicting emotions and humanising the habitable volume encompassed by walls. Use your auditory sense to develop abstract architectural space which exhibits an emotion of itself.

Download the music pieces from here: https://www.archiol.org/competitions/aural-architecture-2023

The process of designing is as follows:
1. Listen to the music pieces.
2. Select any one of the four music pieces.
3. Analyze the music and understand the emotion.
4. Word those emotions to further translate it into architectural space.
5. It could be any type of structure or installation
6. Be able to encompass a volume that depicts your understanding of the emotion in the music.

“I’ve seen miracles happen with sound.”
– Tom Kenyon

Aim:
Design an abstract architectural space influenced by sound.

Keywords: Aural, Music, Architectural Space
Aural: relating to ear or sense of hearing.
Music: vocal or instrumental sounds (or both) combined in such a way as to produce beauty of form, harmony, and expression of emotion..
Architectural Space: Space expresses something invisible and intangible to the design in terms of shape, colours & material.

“To hear a sound is to see a space.”
– Louis I Kahn.

Downloads

Detailed Competition Brief

The brief can be downloaded as often as required. It contains all the information about this competition; no additional information will be provided after registration.

BRIEF + SUBMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Prizes

Prizes & Recognition

Recognition is the key to success for any design professional. Archiol is providing an opportunity to showcase your creativity at the global level. This opportunity is open to all.

TOP 3

CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

PUBLICATION ON OUR PARTNERING MEDIA PLATFORMS

INTERVIEW

(TEXT + VIDEO)

PUBLICATION OF AN ARTICLE / DESIGN ON ARCHIOL.

ARCHIOL INTERNAL JURY FAVOURITE 

PUBLICATION
CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

+3  HONOURABLE MENTIONS

+10  SHORTLISTED ENTRIES

Music files

Select and download a music piece from below:

Caves of Dawn – GuilhermeBernardesArtist Name
00:00 / 03:23
The Introvert - Michael KobrinArtist Name
00:00 / 02:19
Scary Forest -SergeQuadradoArtist Name
00:00 / 02:42
Epic Hollywood Trailer - Zakhar ValahaArtist Name
00:00 / 02:02
Jury

Jury

We collaborate with leading architects, designers, and academicians of international repute to participate as jury members in our competitions. Contacting any of the jury members leads to disqualification from the competition. Communication regarding the competition should be carried out with archiol staff only. For any queries please contact us at contact@archiol.org