The IsArch Awards are international architecture student competitions now in its 9th edition for 2018, with the aim to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions that students contribute within the framework of their university studies.
This competition targeting students of architecture aims to boost avant-garde trends and to recognize new research that emerges from universities. It also provides students’ work with an opportunity for international projection that extends beyond the traditional relationship between students and their lecturers. The IsArch Awards require an insight and collaboration between the various teaching and learning methodologies for architecture adopted by participating universities.
A further objective of this architecture student competitions is to encourage young people to join the debate on architecture, contributing with their unique vision and opinions. The philosophy behind the IsArch Awards is to support the creativity of young and emerging talent and to boost debate between the various students that take part in this initiative.
The documents should consist of academic projects carried out at university and mounted horizontally on a single DIN A1 panel. The name of the project must be stated correctly in the bottom right-hand corner of the panel. The text which appears on the project need to be in English. The authors may also include all information they consider necessary in order to fully understand the project: planes, sections, perspectives, photos of the model, sketches and specifications, etc.
Entries must be in JPG format with a resolution of 300 dpi and the maximum file size is 20MB.
The proposals may be entered by individual students or groups of students.
Each participant or team participants may submit as many projects as they wish, regardless of their nature, programme and budget.
The panel of judges will take all entries into consideration.
An expert panel of judges will provide 80% of the final score. The panel will determine the assessment criteria for the winning works, which will be included in the minutes listing the prizes awarded. The general public may also assess the entries by voting on the ISARCH website and their opinions shall make up the remaining 20% of the score.
Entry fee very depends of the registration period and starts from 30 euros.
The 9th IsArch Awards for Architecture Students 2018 is opened to all students of architecture and young architects that have graduated within the last 3 years prior to the date of sending in the necessary documents.