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8th IsArch Awards for Architecture Students 2017 - International Architecture Student Competition
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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: The IsArch Awards is an international student Architecture Competition in its 8th edition recently organised by IsArch, non-lucrative network of students of architecture aimed to gather the best academic projects in order to put forward an international debate on future architecture.
The ISARCH Awards is an international awards for architecture student with aim to provide a platform for debate surrounding the architecture solutions students contribute within the framework of their university studies.
A further objective of the ISARCH Awards is to encourage young people to join the debate on architecture, contributing their unique vision and opinions. Also the ISARCH is conceived as a platform for the promotion and recognition of university projects on an international scale.
This cooperation creates a favourable environment for open reflection and comment, which is crucial in order to move forward and progress in architectural knowledge and knowhow.
The philosophy behind the IS ARCH 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 judges’ decision shall be final.
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.
Who can enter?
The competition 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.
The three winning projects will receive prizes worth a total of €7,000.
First prize €3,000
Second prize €2,000
Special prize €1,000
There will be given also 10 Honourable mentions.
As part of its interest in promoting the winning projects, ISARCH is in contact with various specialised journals and websites in order to secure their publication. All selected works will be published on ISARCH’s various platforms.
For all further informations about the 8th IsArch Awards for Architecture Students 2017 visit the following official website: