Architecture Competition Iceland Volcano Museum 3rd prize winners - Artur Chyra and Malwina Wojcik

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to the 3rd prize winners of our “Iceland Volcano Museum” competition - Artur Chyra and Malwina Wojcik from Poland!

Artur Chyra Malwina Wojcik

Artur Chyra and Malwina Wojcik from Poland

We are two polish architects who completed our Masters of Architecture at The University of Science and Technology in Wroclaw, Poland in 2014. Having gained 3 years of initial professional experience working on residential, retail and commercial projects in Poland, we moved to Australia, where we currently live and work. Artur works as an urban and architectural designer at RobertsDay, where he’s responsible for a range of large to medium scale master planning projects. Malwina works at MHN Design Union, where she specialises in designing small and medium scale residential architecture. As a team, we believe that architecture should endeavor to complement the wider sense of place, culture and context. We are inspired by architecture that is expressive through materiality and draws upon natural and local resources to create a binding relationship with a site, landscape, region and country in which it sits.

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

We believe that the role of architecture is to find new ways to think about spaces we inhabit and use. As a discipline, architecture has an ability to synthesize and answer spatial problems our cities, towns, streets and buildings are facing. At the same time it’s a language which, through use of materials and principles of esthetics, can shape spatial identities that become undetachable elements of places, communities and cultures.

Why do you participate in architecture vision competitions?

Participating in architectural competitions gives you a unique chance to express your ideas and challenge yourself against an exciting brief. In addition, it also provides an opportunity to learn how to create and present a coherent narrative around your idea.

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

Competitions are a great medium for broadcasting your ideas and learning from other designers, but they are also an opportunity to assess your growth and skills in order to achieve better outcomes in the future.

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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

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Jan 17
Feb 28
Jun 01
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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

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Jan 21
Mar 03
Jun 05
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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

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Jun 07
Sep 09
Nov 04
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project COMPETITION
Kurgi Observation Tower

Design an eco-farm observation tower in UNESCO biosphere reserve

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Jan 24
Mar 06
Jun 08
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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

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Jan 28
Mar 10
Jun 12
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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

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Jun 16
Sep 08
Nov 03
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Prisons Redesigned!

Redesign and improve the way prisons work

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

registration deadlines

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Jun 18
Sep 10
Nov 05
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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

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Jun 19
Sep 11
Nov 06
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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

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Jun 23
Sep 15
Nov 10
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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

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Jun 24
Sep 16
Nov 11
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