Architecture Competition Iceland Volcano Museum Honorable mention - POZNAŃ UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the winners of the Honorable mention of our “Iceland Volcano Museum” competition - Agnieszka Baszak, Paweł Danielak and Bartłomiej Bruzda from Poland!

Tektonik Team from Poland

Agnieszka Baszak, Paweł Danielak and Bartłomiej Bruzda from Poland

We are architecture students in the final year of studies. We met almost 5 years ago and since then we have been trying to actively participate in architectural competitions. Each of us contributes different, complementary skills to the group, depending on individual aesthetic perceptions.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where company/ individuals have been involved?

In the selection of design competitions we focus on original topics that induce social problems. Depending on how interesting the topic is, we are able to adapt to any location, exploring the context of the place we are interested in. So far, however, we've focused on local competitions, on a city and country scale, small landscape elements as well as urban plans.

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

Architecture is persistence in designing the surrounding space and constantly improving it. It’s a balance between futuristic visions and identity of a place. Every definition of architecture embraces the concept of man, because the role of an architect is to respect the past and create the future, considering how an object impacts the everyday life of society.

Why do you participate in architecture vision competitions?

Competitions like this spark our imagination and creativity as well as create opportunities to tackle original topics that go beyond university standards. They give a chance to face actual problems of places that we didn’t know earlier, broadening our horizons in the process.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture vision competitions?

Do not overthink :)

Open architecture competitions

  • Closest Deadline first
  • Project competitions first
    Selected winning projects have the potential to be constructed
  • Ideas competitions first
    Experimental competitions with the focus on pushing the boundaries of creativity
project COMPETITION
Mega Dunes Eco Lodges - Abu Dhabi

Design comfortable, sustainable visitor huts for the Abu Dhabi protected nature reserve

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jan 17
Feb 28
Jun 01
Register now
project COMPETITION
Monte d'Oiro Wine Tasting Room

Design an iconic space for guests to enjoy the wines and the views of this Portuguese vineyard

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jan 21
Mar 03
Jun 05
Register now
ideas COMPETITION
MICROHOME 2020 - Small living, huge impact!

Design a new concept of small-scale architecture with the second annual Microhomes competition

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 07
Sep 09
Nov 04
Register now
project COMPETITION
Kurgi Observation Tower

Design an eco-farm observation tower in UNESCO biosphere reserve

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jan 24
Mar 06
Jun 08
Register now
ideas COMPETITION
RE-Stock London Housing

Submit affordable housing solutions for the one of the world’s most iconic and expensive cities

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN THE BOOK
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jan 28
Mar 10
Jun 12
Register now
ideas COMPETITION
Melbourne Affordable Housing Challenge

Design affordable housing solutions for Australia’s fastest-growing city

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN THE BOOK
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 16
Sep 08
Nov 03
Register now
ideas COMPETITION
Prisons Redesigned!

Redesign and improve the way prisons work

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN THE BOOK
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 18
Sep 10
Nov 05
Register now
essay COMPETITION
ESSAY: The Architecture of Prisons

Submit your essay on prison architecture

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN THE BOOK
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 19
Sep 11
Nov 06
Register now
ideas COMPETITION
Pavilion Of Humanity: First Contact

How would you represent the best that humanity has to offer through architecture?

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 23
Sep 15
Nov 10
Register now
essay COMPETITION
What is Sustainable Architecture?

Share your opinion on sustainable architecture in the open essay competition

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN THE BOOK
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

Remind me
Jun 24
Sep 16
Nov 11
Register now

ARCHITECTURE COMPETITIONS

Newsletter