Office 2021 Design Challenge

Office 2021 Design Challenge

Architecture Competition: Office 2021 Design Challenge

The advanced working environment has developed significantly in the course of recent many years, and the presentation of new innovations and the effect of the Coronavirus pandemic is set to totally change how we work much more later on.

Thinking back to the 1970s, 80s and 90s, workplaces were still for the most part set up for individual working, with staff set up in their own desk areas and administrators in their own workplaces. And keeping in mind that over the long run, innovation was gradually acquainted with assistance further develop usefulness, most business correspondence was as yet completed by means of customary landlines or face to face, and reports were totally made, put away and shared as printed versions.

Email, word processors and PCs had all been put resources into the 70s, however didn’t become pervasive until some other time. What’s more, cell phones, while accessible to people in general from the last part of the 80s, were huge, costly and not standard practice until the new thousand years.

Since 2000, there has been an expanding center put around being agreeable in the working environment, with most current arrangements revolved around joint effort instead of individual working. New apparatuses and new innovations have changed the manner in which we work and convey such cloud-based programming, video conferencing, and even email and online media. This has made it feasible for some individuals to work anyplace and have become less subject to a decent office space.

This was made all around very clear during the Coronavirus pandemic, when a large number of us were needed to work distantly undeniably like never before previously. It’s improbable that working environments will completely get back to typical at any point in the future, however there is as yet a requirement for office space for various reasons.

Social association with partners, more successful apparatuses (innovation, furniture, space), vis-à-vis joint effort and customer gatherings, for instance. So how might working environments advance and adjust to assist with working with a blend of face to face and virtual working?

The Office 2021 Design Challenge is the first in a yearly rivalry series where members are entrusted with investigating the workplace. The jury will be searching for configuration projects that utilization engineering as an instrument to work on a specialist’s prosperity just as their efficiency. This test is a chance to imagine the new typical of the working environment post-COVID.

The Office 2021 Design Challenge will be run couple with the Office 2021 Essay Challenge in which members can investigate their thoughts and thinking in more detail. Members can enter either the exposition and plan contest independently or together.


3 winning proposals, 2 special award recipients and 6 honourable mentions will be selected. Bee Breeders will award a total of 6,000 € in prize money to competition winners as follows:

1st Prize – 3,000 €
2nd Prize – 1,500 €
3rd Prize – 500 €

+ 6 honourable mentions

ARCHHIVE Student Award – 500 € + 50 € gift card at ARCHHIVE BOOKS
Bee Breeders Green Award – 500 €


Advance Registration: JULY 9 – SEPTEMBER 13
Last Minute Registration: SEPTEMBER 14 – NOVEMBER 5

Final registration deadline: NOVEMBER 5, 2021
Closing date for submission: DECEMBER 10, 2021 (11:59 p.m. GMT)
Announcement of the winners: FEBRUARY 18, 2022



Enlai Hooi, Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects
David Kubrick, BKSK Architecture
Mikhail Krymov, Sleepbox
Dr Juriaan van Meel, BriefBuilder
Simeon Siegel, Turett Collaborative Architects
Tristan Wong, SJB Architecture

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