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DESIGN COMPETITION

ARCHICAD TALENT 2024

For Architecture Students!

DESIGN COMPETITION

ARCHICAD TALENT 2024

For Architecture Students!

Organisers:

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The ARCHICAD TALENT Design Competition is an annual event designed to unite creativity, innovation, and sustainability in the field of architecture. Organised by the Department of Architecture, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Malaya (UM) and IME Group of Companies, with Graphisoft as the technology partner.

This competition offers a platform for UM students and recent graduates to demonstrate their design prowess using Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology, focusing specifically on Archicad software.

MAIN OBJECTIVES

Showcase Skills: Enables participants to display their architectural knowledge and creativity prior to entering the professional world.

Software Familiarity: Provides hands-on experience with ArchiCAD and other Graphisoft tools, enhancing technical proficiency.

Industry Collaboration: Encourages interactions among educational institutions, governmental bodies, private sector firms, and software developers through an ongoing annual event.

This initiative not only promotes the integration of sustainable design principles but also prepares emerging architects for future challenges in the industry.

THEME

“Sustainable Architecture – Green Building”

This theme highlights the importance of eco-friendly design principles, promoting architecture that is in harmony with the environment and utilises green technology practices.

ELIGIBILITY
  • Who Can Enter: Entry is open to all current UM Architecture Students (Year 2 to 5) and 2023 graduates.
  • Individual Participants Only
  • Language: All submissions must be in English
  • Originality: Entries must be original and not previously submitted to any other competition.

JUDGING CRITERIA

Entries will be evaluated on:

  • Aesthetic Value (20%): Artistic aspects including form, shape, color, texture, and material use
  • Features and Functions Utilisation (20%): Proficiency in using Archicad BIM software for creating detailed architectural models and documentation.
  • Functional and Practicality (20%): Alignment with the competition theme and practical considerations.
  • Quality of Presentation (40%): Clarity and coherence in presenting the design concept and sustainability features.

Note: Model output from Archicad.

JUDGING PROCESS

Online

  • Submission and PresentationParticipants present their projects via an online meeting platform.
  • Presentation Requirements15-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute Q&A with the judges.
OR

Onsite

  • Submission and PresentationParticipants present their projects on stage during an exhibition.
  • Presentation AidsUtilisation of additional props like physical models, printed boards, and videos is permitted.

Online

  • Submission and PresentationParticipants present their projects via an online meeting platform.
  • Presentation Requirements15-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute Q&A with the judges.
OR

Onsite

  • Submission and PresentationParticipants present their projects on stage during an exhibition.
  • Presentation AidsUtilisation of additional props like physical models, printed boards, and videos is permitted.

TIMELINE

Registration Opens6 June 2024

Competition Briefing Webinar14 June 2024

Design Submission Deadline28 June 2024

Judging Period29 June – 12 July 2024

Showcase & Award Ceremony: 13 – 15 July 2024

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Participants must submit their design proposals digitally, including architectural drawings, renderings, diagrams, and a narrative focusing on sustainability and design rationale, adhering to architectural standards.

REQUIRED SUBMISSION ITEMS

  • ARCHICAD ARCHIVE Project (.pla)
  • Final Board (.pdf) – 1x A0 size (.pdf)
  • BIMx File (.bimx) – optional

PRIZES

First Prize

iPad 64GB (RM1799)

+ Certificate of Award

Second Prize

AirPods 2nd Gen (RM629)

+ Certificate of Award

Third Prize

Xiaomi Redmi Watch (RM379)

+ Certificate of Award

All contestants will receive complimentary 2-day training sessions worth RM1,000.

HOW TO JOIN

Join the competition in just a few steps:

Step 1: Sign Up & Get Your Code

1. Fill out the registration on our website.

2. You’ll get a unique code via email.

Step 2: Submit Your Design

1. Enter your unique code for verification.

2. Upload your design files: ARCHICAD Project (.pla), Final Board (.pdf), and BIMx File (.bimx).

3. Choose whether you prefer an onsite or online presentation.

Step 1: Sign Up & Get Your Code

1. Fill out the registration on our website.

2. You’ll get a unique code via email.

Step 2: Submit Your Design

1. Enter your unique code for verificaion.

2. Upload your design files: ARCHICAD Project (.pla), Final Board (.pdf), and BIMx File (.bimx).

3. Choose whether you prefer an onsite or online presentation.

CONTACT

For further inquiries, contact the organiser secretariat:

COPYRIGHT

All entries become the property of the organisers, with rights to reproduce the submitted materials. Participants retain the ownership of their designs

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