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Arch De Villa – Enriching the iconic from within

Arch De Villa – Enriching the iconic from within


Le Corbusier, the well renowned Swiss-French Architect was one of the pioneers for what we refer to as Modern Architecture. He often stated, “The house is a machine for living”. Villa Savoye is an implication of the same idea. Although this Machine for Living could not be used to serve for it’s designated purpose for long, still this monument, built in the 1930s continue to inspire people from the realm of Architecture worldwide even today.


Villa Savoye, originally designed as a house is now equivalent to a Temple for Architecture students and professionals alike and is currently open for visitors. How can we maximize and make this monument more conducive to this new function? How can this Villa be made the next Archive Center for Architectural Knowledge?

Short Description

Visualize Modernist ideas for the contemporary world. Thus, the new interior can either be in agreement or challenge Corbusier’s ideas in the context of today’s technology and architecture.



Link to Competition

Link to Registration form


First Prize: 5000$ (For students and professionals)
Runner Up: 6 x 1100$ (For students and professionals)
People’s Choice: 4 x 600$ (Open for all)
Honorable Mention: 12 x 500$ Each

Type of Competition

Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)

Who can Participate

Minimum eligible age for participation is 18 years.
There is no restriction to the degree or design disciplines to participate in the challenge.
Participation in the competition can happen in a team as well as an individual.
Maximum numbers of participants in a team are 4
The challenge is open worldwide for anyone to participate.

Dates and Time Frame

Registration Opens September 17, 2019
Registration Closes January 25, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project February 4, 2020
Winners announcement Date March 16, 2020



Location of Competition

Paris, France

Additional Information

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