Architecture Illustration Competition

Illustrate a fun piece of architecture using the new Engage Canvas feature.

Architecture Illustration Competition
Awards

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🏆 Winner

Yuriczi Servin

ID: 1083
Submitted Designs

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Yuzhe Yang

University of Michigan
ID: 1080

Nurudeen Arigu Muhammad

Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
ID: 1081
Brief

The challenge is simple, illustrate a fun piece of architecture using the new Engage Canvas feature.

This competition as a fun and lighthearted opportunity to refresh your mind and creative energy for 2024. You will use the new Engage Canvas feature to illustrate your submission. Your illustration may be an original building creation or an existing building. The choice is up to you! You can also submit more than once; so you don't have to be restricted to only one drawing.

Here are some prompts to help spark some ideas.

  • What building from history has inspired you?
  • What building or space from your city inspires you?
  • What city or location has inspired you?
  • What does your dream house look like?

What is Engage?

Engage is a new tool created to help designers gather feedback and survey their communities, customers, and audience. It is free to sign up. For this competition, you will be using the new Canvas feature.
Pro Tip: You can do this on a phone or tablet and use your finger to draw.


Practice — Canvas
You may practice your illustration below. This is for practice only. Please be respectful.


Practice — Results Dashboard
You can see what people submitted to the practice here. This is for practice only and not for award submission.

Awards

Prize: $100 + Free Year of Engage (Up to 5 Entries)

All approved submissions will be judged by a panel of anonymous judges. This panel will determine up to 5 winners. Each winner will be a different person. You can only win once.

Timeline

Launch:  June 8, 2024

Submission Deadline:  July 8, 2024

Winners Announced by: July 22, 2024

How to Participate
  1. Think about what you’d like to draw. Use the practice area above to test it out.
  2. Create your illustration using Engage Canvas . This is the final submission form.
  3. Write a short description of your illustration.
  4. That’s it!
  5. You may submit more than one illustration. However, judging is based on complexity, detail, creativity, and uniqueness. We suggest spending more time to make fewer illustrations better rather than many boring ones.
Submission Guidelines
  • Your drawing will be submitted using the Engage Canvas feature. You do not need to upload any images or any other graphic. You can practice here.
  • Written Description, fewer than 500 words, in English. Tell us about your illustration.

Important

  • You may submit more than one illustration. However, judging is based on complexity, detail, creativity, and uniqueness. We suggest spending more time to make fewer illustrations better rather than many boring ones.

Judging Criteria 

  1. Illustration Complexity & Detail. (25 points)
  2. Illustration Creativity & Uniqueness (25 Points
  3. Illustration storytelling (25 Points)
Timeline

Launch:  June 8, 2024

Submission Deadline:  July 8, 2024

Winners Announced by: July 22, 2024

Rules
  • Free to enter.
  • All text must be in English
  • Must be an original work, created by the submitter
  • You may only work as an individual. No teams.
  • Participants retain all rights to their submissions.
  • Participants grant Engage license to publish submissions online and in print.
  • Open to anyone from anywhere
  • Awards are paid using Paypal.

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