Architecture Competition The Last Genocide Memorial Honorable mention - Alex Mcmillan, Fabiola Minerali, Lydia Richardson and Lucas Stott

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winners for our "The Last Genocide Memorial" competition – Alex Mcmillan, Fabiola Minerali, Lydia Richardson and Lucas Stott from the United States!

Honorable mention from the United States

310 Architecture + Interiors is located in Raleigh NC, USA. Established in 2010, our office focuses on architecture, interior design, and experience design in an open studio culture where diverse perspectives and ideas are welcomed and encouraged.

Alex McMillan is a recent graduate of NC State University’s School of Architecture and is currently pursuing his architectural license in North Carolina, USA.

Fabiola Minerali is a recent graduate of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro where she studied interior architecture.

Lydia Richardson graduated from NC State University where she studied graphic design.

Lucas Stott is currently attending NC State University where he is studying architecture and is expected to graduate in 2024.

What does architecture mean to you and what is the role of an architect in your society?

Architecture at its most basic form is a manipulation of the natural world into the built environment. The physical environment plays a key role in our mental and physical well-being, and it has a profound impact on how people interact with the world. Thus, the role of architecture surpasses simple space manipulation. Architecture, and design in general, defines our understanding of cultures, shapes how societies interact, and impacts the human experience. It can be a catalyst for change that can bridge differences and bring about innovation.

Designers have a responsibility to not only recognize this potential but understand their obligation to their communities: to influence society through thoughtful design and innovation and constantly improve on the built environment.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

We find great benefit in competition work. Each competition allows for some level of experimentation that invigorates our ongoing design conversations. The freedom from typical project constraints and the excitement around a new challenge create a design-school-studio-like atmosphere. We use it as a vehicle to challenge ourselves, try new processes and techniques, research construction typologies, and test software. We think of it as a development platform for design staff and a way to bolster our design culture.

Open architecture competitions

  • Closest Deadline first
  • Project competitions first
    Selected winning projects have the potential to be constructed
  • Ideas competitions first
    Experimental competitions with the focus on pushing the boundaries of creativity
project COMPETITION
Portugal Elderly Home

Design a comfortable and accessible home for the elderly in Portugal

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 06
Jan 25
Apr 19
project COMPETITION
Portugal Olive Guest House

Design a guest house and olive oil tasting room located in Portugal

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 08
Jan 27
Apr 21
ideas COMPETITION
The Home of Shadows

Design a home with no artificial lighting

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 05
Jan 24
Apr 18

Reccuring architecture competitions

ideas COMPETITION
Children's Hospice
Home for the Terminally ill / Edition #2

Design a safe and supportive space for children struggling with a terminal illness

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 06
Feb 08
Apr 06
Run repeatedly
Milan Affordable Housing Challenge
Affordable Housing Series #15

Design a concept for affordable housing in Milan

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 07
Jan 26
Apr 20
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Run repeatedly
Office
Office Design Challenge / Edition #2

Reimagine the workplace of the future, and design the new way of working

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Jan 03
Mar 01
May 04
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Run repeatedly
Timber Skyscraper
SKYHIVE Skyscraper challenge! Edition #6

Design an iconic new skyscraper constructed from timber

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Nov 01
Jan 04
Mar 09
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Run repeatedly
Rammed Earth Pavilion
Material studies. Edition #2

Design a pavilion to exhibit rammed earth as a building material

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Sep 06
Nov 02
Jan 05
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Creativity gym Short term competitions for you to exercise your creativity

essay COMPETITION
Why do you enter architecture competitions?

Share your views on architecture competitions

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Oct 04
Dec 07
Feb 02
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T-SHIRT DRAWING COMPETITION
The Architect's T-shirt

Design THE architect's t-shirt!

Prize: 3,000 €
Eligibility: open to all

registration deadlines

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Nov 30
Dec 31
Jan 31
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Competition results

Hong Kong 
Pixel Homes

Hong Kong Pixel Homes

Affordable Housing Series #2
MICROHOME

MICROHOME

Small living, huge impact! Edition #4

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