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Future Home: International Architecture Competition

India Architecture News - Oct 04, 2021 - 11:50   3706 views

Future Home: International Architecture Competition


Dwelling (A House) remains the place where we all spent most of the time of our lives and experience architecture, learn connect to it through emotions. A dwelling represents our culture our backgrounds, ownership, safety. A dwelling is a place we all want to return where everyone finds comfort, despite how chaotic our lives are.

From the caves of the beginning of civilisation to the smart homes, we are improving the quality of our dwelling’s day by day with the development of various technologies, innovations in artificial intelligence and changes we are seeing in our day to day life.

We at Archue want to understand how the future of dwelling will be for our future generations.

With the rise of many unknowns such as global warming, sandstorms, rising sea level, rise in urban population facing real life challenges in front of all of us to reshape our basic unit of living to deal with these issues.


Given below are approximate guidelines of what a standard house design dictate. Nevertheless, participants are welcome to add spaces as per their design and spatial requirements. Minimum spaces to be covered in the design.


  •   Living Space

  •   Master Bed Bedrooms  Study

 Kitchen W.C & Bath

*Participants submitting old design projects or new design have freedom of site selection, area selection for the spaces, Scale of the building, Proportion of the built form to open space, distribution of interior areas and all the aspects of functionality, are left to participants’ appropriate judgement and discretion.

*Participants can select any site which will be best suited for their Dwelling Design.


Future Home: International Architecture Competition


The competition is open to all.

No professional qualification is required.

Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).

People who have direct personal or professional relationships with jury panel members or organisers may not participate in this competition.

Participants are free to submit multiple entries, but each entry needs to be registered separately.


Future Home: International Architecture Competition

* Prize money is totally dependent on the registration of the total entries received which is then distributed on the basis of total participation. A percentage allocation of the total amount is done as 30% of the total amount is given to the winning entry up to 850$ and 20% of the total amount is given to the runner up entry up to 650$, 10% up to 250$.

Submission Guidelines:

  •   Proposal to be presented on ONE LANDSCAPE ORIENTED A1 SHEET. TEAMCODE (UIC) to be mentioned on the TOP RIGHT-HAND CORNER of the sheet.

  •   Proposal MUST NOT include ANY INFORMATION (Name, Organisation, School etc.) that may give away your identity.

  •   All text must be in ENGLISH, with a MAXIMUM of 250 WORDS for project explanation. Proposal may be presented using any technique of your choice (sketches, diagrams, 3D visualizations, model photos, CAD drawings, etc.). All dimensions should be imperial or metric unit.

  •   Submission will be done in a zip folder with your UIC Code.

  •   Mail Subject will also be the UIC Code.

    *Participants Team code will be provided by Archue once you have completed registration process. Team code is your only UIC (Unique Identification Code).

Evaluation Criteria:

The competition aims to explore how the participants accommodate the simplicity of everyday life in the classic house design in an innovative way.

Use of intelligent and appropriate design interventions with clarity and comprehensibility of planning.

The evaluation criteria mainly entail participants to think through the basic functionality and navigation of spaces of the structure, thoughtful conceptualization behind design and aesthetics and expressive and evocative presentation.

For Any Queries Let us know at [email protected].


Alina Gubar Sanina, GAB Architects

Sergii Gubar, GAB Architects

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