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INTERNATIONAL DESIGN COMPETITION

YEARNING TO BREATHE

PRIZES

Certificate + Publication & more

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

Wednesday, 10 January, 2024

Competition Introduction

Introduction
Welcome to the "Yearning to Breathe" design competition. In this competition, we invite talented designers to create an urban home that embraces the concept of biophilia. Biophilic design seeks to connect people with nature by incorporating natural elements, materials, and patterns into the built environment. Your challenge is to design a residential space that seamlessly integrates biophilic principles and offers residents a harmonious and restorative living experience within an urban context.


Design Objectives: The primary objective of this competition is to create an urban home that fosters a strong connection with nature while addressing the functional and aesthetic needs of the residents.
The design should strive to achieve the following goals:
1. Biophilic Integration: Develop a design that incorporates biophilic elements to enhance the well-being, comfort, and quality of life of the residents. Integrate natural light, greenery, water features, natural materials, and views of nature into the design.
2. Sustainability: Emphasize sustainable design practices by utilizing eco-friendly materials, efficient energy systems, and water conservation strategies. Consider incorporating renewable energy sources and passive design techniques to minimize the environmental impact of the home.
3. Functionality and Comfort: Design a space that provides a functional layout, ample storage, and comfortable living areas. Consider the needs of the residents, such as private spaces, communal areas, and areas for relaxation or hobbies.
4. Urban Context: Address the challenges of urban living by considering the constraints and opportunities presented by the site. Optimize the use of space, create privacy where necessary, and find innovative ways to maximize natural elements in an urban environment.
5. Aesthetics: Create a visually appealing design that blends seamlessly with the surrounding urban fabric while showcasing the beauty and richness of nature. Balance modern design aesthetics with the warmth and organic qualities of biophilic elements.


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

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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.

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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.

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CERTIFICATE OF ACHIEVEMENT

PUBLICATION ON OUR PARTNERING MEDIA PLATFORMS

INTERVIEW

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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