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What are you looking for in the Architecture Category?

Your end product must be practical and socially-driven, evoking an empathetic mindfulness
and timelessness throughout. It must have a clear vision for the end user in mind.

Submission Criteria

Theme

Amplifying Empathy
through Design

Project Category

Open category

Project Layout Size

Below 10 acres

Participants Requirement

Diploma Year 3 students and onwards.

Submission Limit

1 Project ONLY

Submission Requirements

  • Project Title and Theme Concept
  • Design Concept Statement
  • Presentation boards (A2 size)
  • Labelling the presentation boards
  • Perspective imagines
  • Photographs
  • Colours
See detailed requirements and specifications
Sample Presentation Board
SAMPLE PRESENTATION BOARD - ARCHITECTURAL CATEGORY All entry submissions need to include existing site photos. (if applicable)
  • Project Profile
    • - Project Name
    • - Project Category
    • - Concept
  • Design Statement
  • Project Plan & Furniture Layout Plan
  • Existing Site Photos (if applicable)
  • Project Elevation
  • Explaination of the green elements and green paint products used in the project
  • Perspective of the projects in 3D. Students can place perspectives according to their own perspectives.
  • Colour chips with the corresponding Nippon Paint colour codes and names.
  • Students should provide captions for selected perspectives with applied in regards to the concept.
Judging Criteria
DESIGN CONCEPT
20%
  • Identifies clear and impactful project concepts and problem statements.
  • Displays effective and extensive research.
  • Demonstrates the ability to propose relevant and effective solutions to the design challenge.
  • Indicates critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Features originality, relevance and impact on users.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Does your design successfully fulfil an innate human-need or solve a problem?
  • Does your design facilitate better functionality and purpose for its inhabitants or visitors on a human scale?
  • Is your design able to deliver and demonstrate commercial or social values?
  • Does your design reflect ergonomic and environmental principles that sustain physical well-being?
  • Does your design offer alternative perspectives and/or ways of solving problems?
FUNCTIONALITY
20%
  • Site and Spatial Planning/Sensitivity: The ability to deliver a layout plan which is sensitive to a specific context. The integration of appropriate design and planning of individual spaces must be tailored to the needs of users, with an emphasis on anthropometric and ergonomic principles.
  • Functionality: Design is appropriate for its intended use and will create a positive change for the community and users.
  • Design impact: Demonstrates significant impact on contemporary life and living environment; has strong social values and significance; actively contributes to the nurturing of the next generation and advancement of society as a whole.
  • Practicality: Design is fit to deliver with materials and technology that are readily available in the market today.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Could your design be implemented using processes, materials and technologies available or in development today?
  • Is your design a versatile one that supports people, activities and change?
  • Does your design stand the test of time, from both an aesthetic and physical point of view?
DESIGN INNOVATION
15%
  • Displays a high level of originality and creativity.
  • Showcases the ability to deliver innovative and forward-driven interventions with the integration of technology.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Does your design maximize or leverage tech-enabled connectivity and/or intelligence?
  • Is your design original in its execution?
COLOUR USAGE
10%
  • Showcases brilliant and creative use of colours.
  • Showcases brilliant display of balance between colours, materials and design outputs.
  • Demonstrates the use of colour for the enhancements of materials and facades etc.
AESTHETIC AND VISUAL IMPACT
10%
  • Design is aesthetically pleasing and effectively integrates social and cultural aspects for the users.
  • Place-making: Creates opportunities for users to interact through the use of the space.
SUSTAINABILITY & RELEVANCE
15%
  • Demonstrates the capacity to support the needs of people and the environment in a long-term and impactful approach. (e.g. climate and energy responsiveness).
  • Displays an effective thought process and the use of renewable resources and life cycle throughout the development and maintenance of the design.
  • Displays long-lasting design and universality.
  • PROMPTERS
  • Demonstrates the capacity to support the needs of people and the environment in the long-term with an impactful approach. (e.g. Demonstrates climate and energy responsiveness)
  • Displays an effective thought process and the use of renewable resources and life cycle throughout the development and maintenance of the design.
  • Displays long-lasting design and universality.
DELIVERY & PRESENCE
10%
  • Presentation showcases a high level of clarity, creativity and interactivity.
  • Presentation is cohesive and demonstrates a high level of understanding of the design challenges and solutions given, paired with appropriate visual aids, graphics and/or animations.
  • Presentation focuses on both your project deliverables and design philosophy, including the journey and concept.
Judges
AR. SARLY ADRE SARKUM
Chief Architecturalist & Managing Director
Sarly Adre Sarkum Architecture Sdn. Bhd.
AR. ALVIN LIM HAI SEAH
Principal
ADJ Architecture Sdn. Bhd.
AR. CHAN SEONG AUN
Principal
Arkitek Daya Seni Sdn. Bhd.
AR. DATUK TAN PEI ING
Principal
PI Architect
AR. JASMEET SINGH SIDHU
Principal
Arkitek JazSidhu
AR. LEE CHOR WAH
Editor- in- Chief
Architecture Asia
AR. SERINA HIJJAS
Principal Director
Hijjas Kasturi Associates Sdn
AR. KOH WAI TUCK
Senior Manager - Property Development
IJM Land Berhad

*List of judges may be subject to change