Architecture Competition Modular Home Design Challenge 2021 Honorable mention – Yi Zhou, Yikai Chang, Tianshuo Liu and Haoxuan Liang

We’d like to take the opportunity to introduce you to one of our Honorable mention winners for our “Modular Home Design Challenge 2021” competition – Yi Zhou, Yikai Chang, Tianshuo Liu and Haoxuan Liang from Australia!

Yi Zhou, Yikai Chang, Tianshuo Liu and Haoxuan Liang from Australia

Our team is made up of four good friends. We have spent five years studying architecture together at the University of New Wales, we have just landed jobs and were hoping to close out our college years by creating an amazing architecture project together.

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

Architecture has the power to make a space become a place. In that space, we immerse in the ambience, we say what has never been said, we do what has never been done. An architect gives people the opportunity to experience the fantasy beyond time and space. Architects are inspired by the wild, vivid images from their memories and teasing with people’s sensory experiences. Architects preserve their intentions in each brick and timber; then, as time goes by, their work stand the test of time, allowing the architect's emotion to touch everyone who visits the building.

Why do you participate in architecture competitions?

It is a unique way to celebrate our graduation and the new stage in our lives. I enjoy the freedom that architecture competitions give me in terms of architectural design, and the joy the freedom brings reminds me of why I started studying architecture in the first place, and who I am.

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

Why not? A successful competition project can not only improve your portfolio, but also expose you and your concept to the world.

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ideas COMPETITION
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Edition #4

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Prize: MONETARY AWARD + PUBLICATION IN MAGAZINE
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 06
Jan 25
Apr 19
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Iceland Volcano Coffee Shop

Design a coffee shop at the base of an Icelandic volcano

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 07
Jan 26
Apr 20
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project COMPETITION
Caramel Shore Traveller Rooms

Design eco-friendly cabins in Europe's greenest country

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 07
Jan 26
Apr 20
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project COMPETITION
Milan Navigli Canal Challenge

Reimagine Milan's famous Navigli canal

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 08
Jan 27
Apr 21
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project COMPETITION
Iceland Lake Myvatn Community House

Design a community house in Iceland that exemplifies a circular economy

Prize: MONETARY AWARD + CONSTRUCTION
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Dec 08
Jan 27
Apr 21
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ideas COMPETITION
Modular Home
Edition #2

Design a modular dream home

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 09
Jan 28
Apr 22
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ideas COMPETITION
The Last Nuclear Bomb Memorial
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Design a memorial that speaks to the cause of ending all nuclear weapons programs

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 10
Feb 01
Apr 26
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Timber Pavilion
Edition #1

Celebrate timber as a building material

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
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Dec 13
Feb 02
Apr 27
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Virtual Home
Edition #1

Design virtual home as architecture moves into the metaverse

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

registration deadlines

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Dec 14
Feb 03
Apr 28
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SKYHIVE Skyscraper Challenge
Edition #5

Fifth annual competition to redefine the modern-day skyscraper

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 15
Feb 04
Apr 29
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The Marker Design Challenge
A dedicated recognition of women in architecture!

Help raise the profile of influential women in architecture

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 17
Feb 04
Mar 30
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ideas COMPETITION
Museum of Emotions
Edition #1

Use architecture to create different emotional states

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
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Dec 16
Feb 08
May 03
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Vancouver Affordable Housing Challenge
Affordable Housing Series #13

Design a concept for affordable housing in Vancouver

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Dec 16
Feb 08
May 03
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essay COMPETITION
What is Sustainable Architecture?
Edition #2

Share your opinion on sustainable architecture in the annual open essay competition

Prize: MONETARY AWARD
Eligibility: OPEN TO ALL

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Feb 09
May 04
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T-SHIRT DRAWING COMPETITION
The Architect's T-shirt / January 2022

Design THE architect's t-shirt!

Prize: 1,000 € Monthly
Eligibility: open to all

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Jan 20
Jan 31
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