deadline for submitting works10.03.2023
Urban Design Award 2022/2023 student competition
organizer: Czech Technical University in Prague
The purpose of the Urban Design Award 2022/2023 competition is to provide an opportunity to compare the performance of university design studios and students in an international context.
terms and conditions
The competition is organized by the Czech Technical University in Prague. The competition is aimed at male and female students of V4 universities in the academic year 2022/2023.
The Urban Design Award is announced annually by the FA CTU in Prague together with its main partner the Association of Urban and Spatial Planning of the Czech Republic. The competition is open to all full-time students of the co-organizing universities from the Visegrad Group countries.
The competition is open to semester or undergraduate projects that are signed as urban planning projects completed in the academic year 2022/2023. (Master's projects are not accepted for the competition). Works may represent one or two semesters of the academic year.
Only works authorized by a lecturer / studio supervisor as an urban design or urban development project may be submitted to the competition.
The organizers ask for a portfolio in PDF (prepared for printing in A3 format, maximum 15 pages) and several photos. The submission should include a master drawing with a design scheme and spatial documentation (perspectives, axonometries).
The works can be developed in the native language, the annotation should be in English.
- Deadline for submission of works: until March 10, 2023,
- results: June 2023.
The competition provides for financial prizes:
- 1st Prize - 630 EUR,
- II Prize - 350 EUR,
- III Prize - 240 EUR,
- Honorable mentions - 350 EUR in total
The awarded works will be published in professional journals. There will be an annual report presenting the achievements and exhibitions at all participating schools and partner sites.
The works will be judged on creativity and methodological approach to solving current urban challenges, the quality of the concept in the broader urban context, urban design and architectural quality, efficiency and feasibility of the project.
The competition proposals are evaluated by an international jury composed mainly of architects and urban planners (a minimum of five people) working outside academia. Competition entries are thus confronted with practice in the field of urbanism and urban planning. The competition's partners are national associations of urban planners (AUUP ČR, MUT, TUP, ZUUPS).
Here you will find the application form.