Contest Details


Design of a contemporary residential building, one level, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, attached garage and total area no greater than 2,000 sf. Floor plan and ad least one rendering required for entry. Winners will be judged on 1. Adherence to contest rules 2. Green features and functionality of the design 3. Aesthetic aspects and interesting/novel features of the design. Contest is open to 2015 architectural school graduates only. No affiliates of Acadia Architecture or Agnieszka Jakubowicz PHOTOGRAPHY can enter the Contest. By submitting your entry you grant Acadia Architecture and Agnieszka Jakubowicz PHOTOGRAPHY the right to use the submitted design on their websites, brochures and other promotional materials, both in electronic and print format, for unlimited period of time. Entrants remain the sole owners of the submitted designs. Organizers have the right to disqualify unqualified submissions and to change the dates and/or cancel the contest.


How to enter:

Email your contact info (must include your first and last name, your school, your graduation date, the name of your advisor, your email and phone number) and your submission to by July 31, 2015.

Submission must consist of short written explanation of the design concept, design floor plan and ad least one rendering. Images and floorplans must be submitted in high resolution jpeg, tiff or bitmap format. Each entry will be posted on the contest page, where it can be viewed, commented and voted on.


Winner selection:

First prize, professional pick, judged by Davide Giannella of Acadia Architecture. Second prize, sponsor pick, judged by Agnieszka Jakubowicz of Agnieszka Jakubowicz PHOTOGRAPHY. Third prize, audience pick, judged by the highest number of “likes” design gathers on the contest entry website. Award decisions are final and cannot be contested.


Important dates:

July 31:                                               Submission deadline

August 15:                                         Announcement of contest winners

TBD:                                                   Awards reception in Los Gatos, CA, with light refreshments.


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