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Welcome to the highly anticipated online announcement of the winners of the Off the Grid 2023 Design Competition. Hosted by Archiol Competitions, this extraordinary event sought to explore the boundless possibilities of sustainability in residential architecture, with a specific focus on the concept of the "Tiny House" as an eco-friendly housing solution.

In a world where environmental concerns have taken center stage, architects have risen to the challenge, envisioning innovative designs that harmonize with nature and minimize our carbon footprint. The Off the Grid 2023 Design Competition provided a platform for architects from around the world to showcase their creativity and ingenuity, attracting a staggering 189 entries that reflect the global resonance of sustainable living.

This competition not only represents a celebration of architectural talent, but also serves as a reminder of the urgent need to rethink our approach to residential design. It encourages us to reconsider the way we inhabit our spaces and encourages the exploration of alternative housing solutions that minimize environmental impact while maximizing comfort and functionality.

The entries we received for this competition demonstrate a remarkable depth of imagination, an unwavering commitment to sustainability, and a deep understanding of the intricate relationship between architecture and our environment. Each design encapsulates the potential of tiny houses to be more than just a diminutive living space; they are visions of how sustainable residential architecture can revolutionize our lifestyles and inspire us to lead more harmonious lives with nature.

The designs spanned a broad spectrum, incorporating various materials, technologies, and spatial configurations to create eco-friendly dwellings that seamlessly integrate into their surroundings. The competition truly showcased the power of architecture to envision a future where sustainable living is not only possible but embraced as a way of life.

As we embark on this virtual journey to reveal the winners of the Off the Grid 2023 Design Competition, we invite you to join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements of these talented architects. Their visionary designs not only inspire us to rethink residential architecture but also offer tangible solutions to create a more sustainable and resilient future.

We extend our heartfelt gratitude to all the participants who contributed their time, passion, and expertise to this competition. Your dedication to sustainable design has made a profound impact on our collective journey towards a greener and more harmonious world.

Now, without further ado, let us unveil the winners of the Off the Grid 2023 Design Competition, whose designs have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovation, and a profound commitment to sustainable living.

Top 3


Caio Simonetti



Kevin Cheung & David Hu



Ștefan Jurcă & Hlib Novosolov




Bird House - Living Among the Wind

Caio Simonetti