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Retreat Center Design 2023 Result Announcement

© Mu Qu Jennifer Liu, Natalie Cole Bajet & Nikki Elim Ng

We are thrilled to announce the results of the Retreat Center Design 2023 competition! This competition was conceived with a deep understanding of the profound impact that the built environment has on the human mind and behavior. It aimed to explore the intricate relationship between spaces and the human experience, recognizing that every space possesses a unique quality that resonates with our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual dimensions.

As human beings, we are inherently connected to our environment in profound ways. The spaces we inhabit, whether they be homes, workplaces, or retreat centers, play a vital role in shaping our well-being and fostering a sense of connection with ourselves and the world around us. This competition sought to delve into the essence of these connections and celebrate the transformative power of thoughtful architectural design.

Throughout the competition, participants from across the globe demonstrated their unwavering commitment to this exploration. Their visionary designs not only showcased architectural excellence but also exemplified a deep understanding of the intricate interplay between form and function. Each submission was a testament to the creativity, innovation, and dedication of the designers.

We are proud to announce the top three winners:


Mu Qu Jennifer Liu, Natalie Cole Bajet & Nikki Elim Ng



Yu Li



Firdevs Aydın, Hakan Koç, Tuğçe Sena Özdemir & Mert Tunay


To view the winning entries and explore the remarkable designs that emerged from this competition, please visit the Result Announcement.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the winners and our deepest appreciation to all participants for their dedication and creative contributions. Your work has enriched our understanding of the profound connection between architecture and the human experience.

Thank you for being part of the Retreat Center Design 2023 competition, and we look forward to continuing our journey of celebrating thoughtful architectural design in the future.

Warm regards,

Team archiol


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