17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students

Last date to apply

September 11, 2015

About 17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students

  • 17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students invites applications from Architecture students to participate and come up with architecture designs based on the theme of Freeing Architecture.
  • The aim of the Competition is to enlarge the perspectives of architecture as flexibly and as broadly as possible, beyond the stereotypes of what architecture is considered to be.
  • The 17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students is free for individual as well as team participation.
  • The applications are to be made online but the submission is to be done by sending the designs to the organizers of the competition by mail or courier.
  • There is no participation fee that is to be paid for the competition and the winner will get cash prize worth 2,000,000¥ (Approx. 10,00,000 INR).
  • The shortlisted students will visit Tokyo on a fully paid up trip and the announcement of the result of 17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students will be done on November 28, 2015.

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17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global
Class/ Age Architecture Students
Details
  • Nationality: The competition is open for international contestants.
  • Academic qualification: The applicants need to be an undergraduate or postgraduate student of any University or tertiary institution as on September 11, 2015.
  • Participation: The competition is open for group as well as individual participation.

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Reward

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Rewards

The candidates shortlisted for open presentation will be invited to Tokyo and their accommodation and transportation expenses will be covered by the organizers. The details of other prizes are as follow:

  • First Prize: A single winner will be selected for the award of First Prize and a cash prize of 2,000,000¥ (Approx. 10,00,000 INR) along with a Certificate of Merit will be given to the winner.
  • Second Prize: Second Prize will be given to 2 winners and will include a cash prize of 500,000¥ (Approx. 2,00,000 INR) along with Merit Certificate.
  • Third Prize:  3 participants will be get third Prize and it will consist cash prize of 100,000¥ (Approx. 50,000 INR) along with Certificate of Merit.
  • Commendations Prizes: Several commendations prizes will be offered participants which will consist of Merit Certificate and Gift.

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Application form and Process

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Application Process

To complete the application process applicants first need to complete the online application form and after that the designs are to be submitted to complete the application process. The details of the application and submission process are as follow:

  • Mode of Application: Initial application for the competition is to be made online and the interested candidates are required to fill in the details related to the submitting team / Individual. >> Click here to apply for the Competition.
  • Attachments: The application need to be submitted along with the following attachments:
    • Printout of Reply mail: The candidates are required to take the print out of the mail received from the competition office and paste it on the bottom right-hand corner and mention the entry number on the top right corner of the submission.
    • Design: The Design need to be on A2 sized sheet of paper and can be either in Landscape or Portrait orientation.
    • Explanatory Text: The explanatory text needs to be either in English or Japanese and the participants are free to choose illustration and the scale of drawing.

Submission of Application

All the entries are to be sent by the means of Post to the organizers and no digital entries will be accepted for the competition. The entries can be rolled but should not be folded. The entries are to be sent to the following address:

The Shelter Student Architectural Design Competition Office.
Shelter Co., Ltd., 5-13-15 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 1080014

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Selection Process

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Selection Process

The selection process has 2 parts:

  • Initial Private Jury: The received entries will go through shortlisting at Shelter's HQ offices.
  • The Final Jury: The shortlisted candidates will present their idea in open presentation, which will be organized in Tokyo on November 28, 2015. The decision regarding the winner will be on the basis of the final presentation.

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Address

The Shelter Student Architectural Design Competition Office.
Shelter Co., Ltd., 5-13-15 Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan 1080014

17th Shelter Design Competition for Architecture Students Contact Details

Phone: +81-(0)3 5414 8800
E-mail : Shelter@siac.jp

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