THE LABYRINTH 2.0

THE LABYRINTH 2.0

Architecture Competition: THE LABYRINTH 2.0

Architecture has evolved as much as humans have. Every region and religion has given birth to a different type of architecture. When we talk about Egyptian architecture, the first thing that strikes our mind is a pyramid. Similarly, Parthenon is such a good example of Greek Architecture. In history, architecture is one of the major ways to understand the timeline and to distinguish between the lifestyles of people.

Not only monuments, but Every era also had different types of architectural elements. For instance, Greek architecture had Greek columns (doric, ionic, etc.), Islamic architecture had minarets, Byzantine architecture had waffled domes, Chinese architecture had pagodas, etc. These elements were the major distinguishing among all forms of architecture.

But what if all these elements are integrated in one building, flooding it with the rich culture and heritage of human settlements.The sight of awe when you can see different architectural forms combined to form a space. That too, a labyrinth!

OBJECTIVE

Design a labyrinth using the elements of architecture from around the globe across the timeline.

  1. There is no area or site restriction
  2. There is no structural restriction. The labyrinth can be of any form.
  3. Use as many types of architectural forms as you wish

REQUIREMENTS

  • The Proposal to be presented on One Landscape Oriented A1 Sheet.
  • Proposals can be presented using any technique of your choice ( Sketches, 2D Drawings, 3D Visualizations, Models, etc. )
  • Team code (UIC) to be mentioned on the Top Right-Hand corner of the sheet.
  • The proposal MUST NOT include any information (name, Organization, School, etc.) that may give away your identity.
  • All text must be in ENGLISH, with a maximum of 150 words for project explanation.
  • All dimensions should be imperial or metric units.

REGISTRATION DETAILS

Indian National Foreign National
Early-bird Registration

10th MAR – 31st MAR’22

450 INR 10 USD
Standard Registration

1st APR – 20th APR’22

520 INR 13 USD
Late Registration

21st APR – 10th MAY’22

750 INR 20 USD

NOTE:

A team can have up to 3 members.

The amount is non-refundable.

Late registered participants will receive 1 extra week for submission.

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Anyone can participate irrespective of profession or qualification, and present their ideas. Participants can submit multiple entries but that would require multiple registrations.

A team can have up to 3 members.

TIMELINE

Registration deadline: 10th MAY 2022

Submission deadline: 15th MAY 2022

The submission deadline for all the participants who registered from 21st April to 10th May is 25th MAY 2022

Result announcement: 30th MAY 2022

*All the Deadlines are 23:59 – 24:00 IST (INDIA)

The following dates can be a subject of modification, if necessary.

SUBMISSION FORMAT

Submit in .jpeg format of file size not more than 5Mb.

Submit your entry at: submissions@arch8.in

The subject of the mail: Your UIC (XXXXX)

Name of the file uploaded: Your UIC (XXXXX)

PRIZES

Total cash prize worth 21,000 INR.

Winner: Cash prize of INR 10000 + Acknowledgement on our website and social media + publication of the participants’ interview (Video) on website + 40% discount on your next architecture competition + certificate of achievement

1st Runner-up: Cash prize of INR 6500 + Acknowledgement on our website + publication of the participants’ interview (Video) on website + 30% discount on our next architecture competition + certificate of achievement

2nd Runner-up: Cash prize of INR 4500 + Acknowledgement on our website + publication of the participants’ interview (Video) on website + 20% discount on our next architecture competition + certificate of achievement

10 Honorable mentions: Acknowledgement on our website + 10% discount on our next architecture competition + certificate of achievement

Participation certificate for all the participants.

EVALUATION CRITERIA

Entries will be evaluated based on the following criteria:

  1. ORIGINALITY
  2. CREATIVITY
  3. INNOVATION
  4. PRESENTATION

FAQs

1. What is the nature of the competition?

‘THE LABYRINTH 2.0’ is an open idea design competition challenge that is open for students, professionals & any individual with a creative mind.

2. Who can participate in the competition?

Architecture students, Architects, Interior Designer, Civil engineers & anyone with creativity can participate in the competition.

3. How many members can be a part of a team?

A team can have a maximum of 3 members. You can also participate individually.

4. Will every participant get a certificate of participation?

Yes, each registered participant will receive an e-certificate.

5. What should be done in case a payment mode is not available in a particular country?

In such a case, we request the participants to write about the issue at hello@arch8.in

to get other payment options. We will send all possible payment methods.

6. How will a team get its Unique Identification Code?

The Unique Identification Code ( UIC ) will be mailed to your registered e-mail address within 24 hrs after completing the registration process. There is only one UIC code for all the team members of a team.

7. What is the use of a Unique Identification Code?

All the participants are requested to use their UIC at the top right corner of your submission as it is your identity for the competition-related processes.

8. What to do if a participant does not receive the UIC after making payment?

In such cases, the participants are asked to mail their payment receipt hello@arch8.in.

9. Does the 150-word limit include legends & one-liners in the sheet?

No, the 150-word limit is for the proposal explanation only and it does not include the legends & one-liners on the sheet.

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