Essay Competition

Essay:
Architecture of Illusions

Results

Foreword

Competition organisers

Essay:
Architecture of Illusions

Bee Breeders in partnership with ARCHHIVE BOOKS announces the winners of its 2021 open call for submissions to be published in the upcoming print publication on architecture illusions.

The Architecture of Illusions Essay Competition called for submissions expressing thoughts and opinions on the role of illusions in architecture. What is the impact of optical illusions in architecture and design. How do illusions affect design?

Bee Breeders and ARCHHIVE BOOKS partnered with a selection of jurors with wide ranging perspectives on the topic: Víctor Enrich Tarrés, a Barcelona-based photographer and artist that explores the connections between the digital and the non-digital worlds; Peter Thompson, Emeritus Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of York and Chief Editor of Perception & i-Perception journals; and Monika Woźniak, an architect and 3D designer from Poland who combines her passion for architecture and visualization through her project Antireality.

We received submissions from around the world. The works of the selected authors listed below have been chosen for print in ARCHHIVE BOOKS' upcoming publication.

1st Prize Winner

Project name

False Idols

Authors

Sean Moyano

United States

2nd Prize Winner

Project name

On The Other Side

Authors

Samuel Cabiron
Dimitri Pagnier

France

3rd Prize Winner

Project name

Escher's illusions

Authors

Vojtěch Chalupa

University

College of business and law, a. s., prague

Czech Republic

Honorable mentions

VIEWclose HONOURABLE MENTIONS

Project Name

"The Door of the City" - Architecture, scale and detail.

Country

Italy

Project authors

Fabrizio Esposito

Project Name

Relearning Perception

University

Laval university
+52 points!

Country

Canada

Project authors

Louis-gabriel Imreh

Project Name

Catfished by Buildings: How Social Media Takes Us Back to 18th Century Bath

University

University of bath
+52 points!

Country

United Kingdom

Project authors

Celine Cheung

Project Name

Illusion is the Primary Substance of Film

Country

Australia

Project authors

Daniel Sykes

Project Name

Frescoes - Architectural illusion through art

Country

United Kingdom

Project authors

Matthew Usher

Project Name

Wild Illusions

Country

United States

Project authors

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