Architecture Competition Modular Home / Edition #2 Honorable mention – Chukang Liang, Zeke Zhang and Wanyue Peng

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winners for our "Modular Home / Edition #2" competition – Chukang Liang, Zeke Zhang and Wanyue Peng from China!

Honorable mention winners from China

We met at RMIT (Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology) university during studying for the Advanced Diploma of Building Design. Chukang and Zeke are currently studying Master of Architecture at the University of Melbourne and RMIT, while Wanyue is studying Bachelor of Interior Design (honour). This is our first attempt to participate in a competition.

Brief information about the projects that you/your company have been involved with. For instance, what scale have you focused on/preferred, any significant projects where the company/ individuals have been involved?

We have been focusing on projects of various scales that utilised locally available resources and incorporate local construction techniques and existing culture.

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

Architecture is a tool that creates a sense of belonging by contextualising the programmes. We as architects sample the existing culture and relationships as materials to work with. As a result, we provide a framework that is adaptable to the social dynamics. It is not constrained to the present, instead allowing flexibility for diverse interpretations and future development.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

We saw architecture competitions as opportunities to challenge ourselves and explore possibilities. We have been practicing and developing our architectural theories during our studies at the university. By participating in the competitions, we can apply these theories in different scenarios and test out the feasibility. Nevertheless, it is also valuable for us to observe different solutions from other teams on the same topic.

What advice would you give to individuals who struggle to decide whether it would be beneficial for them to participate in architecture competitions?

Architectural competitions are challenging but fun. Each topic demonstrates a particular issue that is related to our society and we seek a solution from the architectural perspective. Select a topic that you find passionate about, and you will be rewarded with unexpected discoveries.

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
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
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

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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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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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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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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