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INTERNATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

HISTORY OF ARCHITECTURE

PRIZES

Certificate + Publication & more

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Monday, 31 July, 2023

Competition Introduction

Archiol Competitions has organized this second edition of the History of architecture essay competition to understand the past of architecture for better architectural future.

“History is who we are and why we are the way we are.”
– David McCullough

History of Architecture is a 2023 Presentation and Writing Competition organized by Archiol Competitions. Architecture evolved over the centuries with the rise and fall of civilizations. Architecture is the essence of the history of Human Civilization. The competition - 'History of Architecture' - is looking for a presentation board and essay submissions on temple architecture (Indian, Greek, Roman, Buddhist, Incan, Mayan, Egyptian, etc.) located in any part of the world.
• Presentation boards of 30cm X 30cm size; explain the temple/temple complex - the history of Architecture with drawings, facts, and details.
• Write an essay with the facts and details of the chosen temple structure.

“If you want to understand today you have to search yesterday.”
- Pearl S. Buck

Purpose:
This competition aims to to understand the past of architecture for better architectural future.

What can be submitted?
• Presentation Board of size 30cm X30cm
• Text of up to 1500 words or less. (600 words min.)
• Illustrations
• Graphics
• Diagrams

“A generation which ignores history has no past and no future.”
- Robert Heinlein

Participation:
• This competition is open to all.
• You can participate individually or as a team (Maximum 4 members in a team)

Submission Requirements:
Presentation Boards (2 -5) – jpeg. / jpg. format.
Essay with a title (Min. 600 words) – docx. / docs. Format
• Presentation Board of 30cm X 30cm size which may include, but are not limited to 3-D views, sketches, sections, isometric views, plans, elevations or any other means of graphical representation. You may include text labels, architectural markings & symbols and short descriptive text.
• The title must be included as the heading of the sheet.

All submissions should be digital:
• Text submissions, including footnotes, citations, and illustration notes, must be submitted digitally in .doc format.
• Images must be submitted in .jpeg format
• Vector-only graphics should be submitted in .pdf formats.

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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.

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PUBLICATION
CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

+3  HONOURABLE MENTIONS

+10  SHORTLISTED ENTRIES

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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