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INTERNATIONAL ESSAY COMPETITION

MATERIAL MATTERS ESSAY

PRIZES

Certificate + Publication & more

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Saturday, 31 August, 2024

Competition Introduction

Welcome to the exciting realm of architectural exploration! Archiol Competitions proudly unveils the much-anticipated 2nd edition of the "Material Matters Essay Competition." This distinguished platform invites architects, designers, and scholars to embark on a captivating journey of intellectual discovery, delving into the profound significance of materials in the dynamic world of architecture.
Our competition is more than a call for essays; it is an opportunity for individuals passionate about the built environment to delve into the intricate interplay between materials and architecture. "Material Matters" challenges participants to think critically and foster innovative ideas that elucidate how materials not only shape our physical surroundings but also wield a transformative influence on the future of architectural design.
In this second edition, we aim to inspire thought-provoking narratives that go beyond the conventional boundaries of architectural discourse. The competition beckons participants to explore, analyze, and articulate their perspectives on the diverse roles materials play in the creation and evolution of architectural marvels. As we delve into the realms of sustainability, technological advancements, and cultural nuances, we encourage contributors to push the boundaries of their imagination and provide fresh insights into the materiality of our built world.
Join us in this intellectual voyage as we celebrate the intrinsic connection between materials and architecture, fostering a community of forward-thinking individuals who appreciate the profound impact of material choices on our shared spaces. Archiol Competitions eagerly anticipates the diverse and visionary essays that will emerge from the 2nd edition of the "Material Matters Essay Competition," shaping the discourse on the future of architectural innovation.

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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