Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition

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Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition

Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition now is over!

Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition: Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition, organized by DesignClass, recently opened for entries inviting all anyone from any where to design a local memorial that honors those who have been lost to Covid-19 and brings solace to your community.

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Covid-19 Community Memorial Design Competition , organized by DesignClass, now is calling for entries!

The Covid-19 pandemic is far from being controlled and has already claimed over 600,000 deaths around the world. This incredible loss is compounded for many families who were not able to say goodbye to their loved ones in person due to hospital safety measures or hold proper funerals because of the incredible scale of the situation.

In the face of these tragedies, how may a local community memorial honor those who have passed and bring solace to families?

The calculation of loss goes beyond simple numbers, each loss impacts family, friends, and a community as a whole. Throughout history, memorials have been an important way to reflect on this loss and allow a community to grieve and come together in solidarity. Covid-19 has effected every community and culture a little differently. In order to reflect this reality, each memorial should be intimate and personal, reflecting the local context and the impact this pandemic has had.
This is your challenge, design a local memorial that honors those who have been lost to Covid-19 and brings solace to your community.Think hard about what scale you will tackle. Will you create a memorial for your town, city, state or country? Instead of thinking about grandiose solutions, aim for something meaningful and enduring.

This design competition was inspired by Brazilian architect Leonardo Dias who turned his Coronavirus Design Competition entry into a real project and raised funds to construct a memorial for his town.

Submission Guidelines:

Up to 5 Images of your design, showing any features you wish to highlight. They may be plans, details, renderings, or any other type of graphic.
You must submit at least one image, with a maximum of 5. Images must be exactly 3000 x 3000 pixels (square), saved in jpg format and must be under 3mb each.
Written design description, fewer than 500 words, in English.

Evaluation criteria:

Personal Impact
Community Impact

Winners will be announced on November 26, 2020.

Entry fees:

Entry fee is $34.99 for professionals and professional teams, $14.99 for students and student teams and $99.99 if you join the Competition & DesignClass bundle.

Who may enter?

This competition is open to anyone from anywhere.


The grand prize winner will recive $1,000.

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