CHORUS ARCHITECTURE and his partners are organizing the sustainability first steppers contest. ARCHI-NOW competition is for the ” best ” thesis in architecture ” personal graduation work “ on themes and issues resilience and innovation in the built environment ” economics, cultural, environmental and energy sustainability “. All eco-approaches and innovative design, contextual or projected solutions are awaited.
In the evolving context of schools and architectural education the wish is to distinguish the excellence of skills that nourish, from concept to project architectural and urban thought, to reward originality, creativity or innovation and above all to encourage research and protection of the environment.
The competition focuses on the evaluation of the personal end-of-study project, possibly accompanied by his studies or research dissertation, depending on the option chosen by the student. This award is by nature individual. However, exceptionally, 2 or 3 young architects can present a collective project if this is the working format chosen by their establishment.
The procedure is in three phases:
Each candidate will fill a file on our website including the following documents.
Project identification sheet specifying:
An international jury will select the best for the second phase.
The selected candidates will receive an identification code.
The successful candidates will present their work in the form of graphic sheets with synthetic images, photographs or production of models. These documents will be supplemented by a structural diagram (shell) and by the principles adopted at the energy and environmental level. All of these elements will be part of the presentation file which will consist of the following;
NB: For this first edition, these projects will be exposed on the 27-12-2020, during the conference archi talk which is an annual event organized by chorus architecture, there will be selected the people’s choice.
The selected projects will be analyzed by an international jury which will decide on the winners.
It’s for free!
English applications only
The competition is intended for architects graduating from the years 2019-2020 from all Architecture Schools all around the world. It is also exceptionally open to graduates of previous years. Applications are individual or in team exceptionally for some schools were the end of year project are done in team.
Internships, extensive exposures and others.
11 NOVEMBER 2020
15 NOVEMBER – 23 DECEMBER 2020
Opening of the project deposit
27 DECEMBER 2020
Closing of the submission of projects selected for phase 2
27 DECEMBER 2020
Exposition of the selected projects in phase 2 during the archi talk
Announcement of the winners
Exposures – Publications