The official language of the competition is English.
This is an international, anonymous, single-stage design competition open to all professionals and laymen alike.
Each team may be composed of 1 up to 5 team members and may include multidisciplinary It is not mandatory to be registered with professional bodies.
All competition submissions are to remain anonymous throughout the competition phase and will only be identified using a unique registration code assigned by BuildX Studio during the registration process (refer to the submission requirements).
No entry will be reviewed or evaluated that contains any mark, logo or other indication of the identity of the team members located on the competition panel. The identification of the 3 winners for each category and honourable mentions awarded competition panels will only be revealed after the jury evaluation phase and at the time the competition results are published on the BuildX Studio website.
Full ownership and copyrights of all submissions in connection to this competition are retained by the author of the work; however, BuildX Studio retains the rights to publish (printed or online) and promote the submitted material at their own discretion regarding formats, sizes and composition layouts. All submissions will subsequently become part of the BuildX Studio digital archive.
If any participant wishes to publish, exhibit or promote their competition submission on any website, publications or social media, after the competition results are made public, they are granted the rights to do so, as long as the title of this competition together with BuildX Studio are properly referenced and credited as the competition organiser.
Under no circumstances will registration fees be refunded.
All awarded teams will be notified by email.
Competition submissions will be disqualified if:
- any attempt of any form of communication regarding this competition is made with the jury members or those involved with the preparation and organisation of this competition;
- any competition submission is received after the deadline as stated on the competition schedule;
- any competition submission contains any mark, logo or other indication of the identity the author/s;
- any competition submission does not abide by the online submission requirements and rules as stated in this competition brief.
By submitting a proposal for this competition, each team member agrees and accepts the requirements, rules and conditions as listed in this competition brief, as well as final decision of the jury;
BuildX Studio reserves the right to cancel or suspend or alter the competition brief and schedule at any time during the competition, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control. Any such changes will be made public on the website and via email to entrants;
This is strictly an ideas competition, an academic exercise and may or may not be built. BuildX Studio or any other organisations do not have intention to award contracts for design services as a result of this competition. Awarded proposals should consider their award as recognition of excellent work in this competition;
Awarded competition participants may be asked for proof of their eligibility;
Urban planning and building regulations will not be applied to the design proposal. The competition is organized by BuildX Studio as an academic exercise to promote debate and reflection, encouraging new perspectives and innovative strategies of intervention within pandemic resilience;
The jury members reserve the right to award any competition submission that reinterprets the parameters of the competition’s objectives, when it is justified by the originality and quality of the proposal’s design;
Participants shall have no claim nor legal action against BuildX Studio in respect to this competition or any alteration made to this competition brief or the documentation provided to develop the competition proposal.