ATA2020 – Architectural Thesis Award
Archistart promotes the fourth Architectural Thesis Award, the international thesis award, launched with the aim of promoting, rewarding and giving visibility to young talents in architecture. The three last editions of the Architectural Thesis Award were a great success among young talents in architecture. There were, in the last one edition – ATA2019, 202 participants from different nationalities with 148 projects.
The ATA2019 winning thesis project was MOSUL POSTWAR CAMP (https://www.archistart.net/portfolio-item/mosul-postwar-camp/ ) by Edoardo Daniele Stuggiu and Stefano Lombardi. The project excels for the completeness of the methodological approach, with a proposal that analyzes and solves all the design scales. Clearness of the idea and effectiveness of the communication. The analysis of the topic and the response to the social and environmental problem was particularly appropriated.
The contest is open to all recent graduates in architecture and building engineering who have developed a three-years or master’s thesis project in the period from January 2017 to January 2020 in the following areas: architectural design and adaptive reuse, landscape architecture & Urban planning, structures and technological systems, parametric architecture.Competition entries will begin 3rd June 2019 and will end 10th January (submission deadline 17th January) , 2020 and the results will be available in March 2020.
Archistart will be the “home” of all the architecture theses and, specifically, of the following theses categories: architectural design, urban and landscape planning, restoration, infrastructure and technological systems.
Link to Competition
Link to Registration form
The award includes a grant of € 2,000 in cash and the chance to participate in Archistart contests and workshops free of charge.
Archistart also promotes a social contest on its portal: prizes consist of free participation to the International Architecture&Design Festival IAHsummer2020 edition or free admission to an Archistart competition.
Type of Competition
Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements)
Who can Participate
The contest is open to all recent graduates in architecture and building engineering who have developed a three-year or master’s degree thesis project in the period from January 2017 to January 2020 in the following areas:- Architectural design and rehabilitation/conservation- Landscape architecture & Urbanplanning- Structures and technological systemsATA2017, ATA2018 and ATA2019 winners can’t participate.
Dates and Time Frame
Registration Closes January 10, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project January 17, 2020
Winners announcement Date March 10, 2020
Location of Competition
Banner, Poster, Brochure or Triptic of Competition