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ATX Design of the Year 2022- Poster

Architecture and design have a monumental impact on everyone’s life, and as future architects and designers of this world we want students to explore innovative and unique design solutions for real world problems faced by people.


The aim of this competition is to encourage students to brainstorm design solutions for issues that plague the world and mankind. The problem can be of any nature ranging from design problems to environmental problems. You have no constraints as to what you can design or redesign, it can be a product, a building, a space, a neighborhood, a city, or even a new type of technology.

CHOOSE: Select a problem and explain it briefly.

WHY: Explain the reason behind choosing the particular problem.

SOLVE: Develop an innovative design solution to the problem.

EXPLAIN: Elaborate on how your design tackles every aspect of the problem.


Regular Registration Ends: 31st July, 2022

Late Registration: 1st August, 2022 to 25th August, 2022

Submission Deadline: 31st August 2022

Result Declaration: 20th September, 2022

Jury Members
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Skidmore Owings and Merrill

New York, U.S.A.

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Ar. Alessandro Fisalli

MAD Architects

Beijing, China

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New York, U.S.A.


Bjarke Ingels Group

London, United Kingdom

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Ar. Christina Christofidou

Renzo Piano Building Workshop 

Genoa, Liguria, Italy

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Bjarke Ingels Group

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Ar. Seda Yildiz

Berlin, Germany

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Skidmore, Owings and Merrill

New York, U.S.A.

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Ar. Anna Prokudina

Renzo Piano Building Works

Paris, France

  • How will I recieve the Unique Registration Code?
    After completing the checkout, you will automatically receive an email from architerrax within 72 hours, confirming your registration along with the URC.
  • Who is this competition for?
    This competition is open for all architecture, planning, interior designing and graphic designing students. *this includes the graduates of 2020
  • Can the students of different colleges/academic years/fields be a part of the same team?
    Yes, as long as the participants are students of the relevant courses. ( i.e. students of architecture, planning, designing )
  • Can the registration details be changed?
    Yes, the registration details can be changed before the submission deadline. Teams are allowed to add, remove or swap team members as long as total members does not exceed three. Incase of any change in registration details you must notify us via mail ( with the previously registered email id).
  • Is the registration fee refundable?
    The registration fee is non refundable. It will only be refunded in case of cancellation of the competition.
  • Is there any specific site or limitation to site area?
    No, we have deliberately kept the site selection and area open for participants. The participants are free to select a real or hypothetical site. The objective is to think beyond the site constraints and design freely.
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