Open to ALL STUDENTS of 6-17 years old
Junior: 6-10 years old

Senior: 11-17 years old


Challenge :

Designing an “Instant Home” for families with child (1 adult and 1 child) in which they can enjoy their lives and study. Your design solution is required to be designed so that it could be assembled within 24 hours.


Schedule of Accommodation:
2x beds
1x writing desk/ table of 60cm x 90cm x 75cm (H) or similar size for studying by kids 1 set x toilet , washing basin and shower, shared or private
1x windows of glass area 4 sq.m including openable and fixed glazed area


Inspiration from Nature : Your design is required to feature the spatial quality of the architecture of your selected animal / insect / plant;


Your solution is required to highlight the SDG 4 (Quality Education) and SDG 11 (Sustainable cities and communities) as laid down by United Nations (https://sdgs.un.org/goals)


Design Outputs (Mandatory):

  • 1 x physical model of any material (paper, foamboard, recycled plastic,... etc) (size depends on your design) and 4 x photos (at least) of it will be required

  • 1 x digital model in SketchUP (.skp), or Rhino (.3dm), or Blender and 4 x camera view images (at least) of it will be required

  • 1 x handsketch of A4-size

  • 1 x Artist’s impression image (A4-size or A3 size), either watercolor/acrylic/ marker hand-

    drawn artworks, or digital photomontage

  • 1 x video of 1-3 mins showing the installation sequence of how to install the Instant Home

  • 1x article of 200 words (Senior Group) / 100 words (Junior Group) of the submitted design

    concepts and potential application and positive impacts to the societies.

  • 1 x layout plan (A4-sized) and sectional drawing (A4-sized) (Senior Group ONLY)


All these must be uploaded / input to the Submission Platform: https://3DWOW.org/youth-archidesign-2024/ during the submission period 30 Nov 2023 to 29 Feb 2024 (HKT) (Inclusive) Note: Your Contestant ID, login name and password will be emailed to you AFTER you have registered by paying the enrolment fee.



The above-mentioned output items should show

      (1)  How you kick start your design concept at the beginning

      (2)  How you develop and shortlist your solution during the middle process

      (3)  How you conclude your design solution by sharing your vision for the positive contribution

to the study environment of kids and their mental well-being, and the support to the development of societies.


Jury Panel 2024:

This is our great honor to share with you that we have received confirmations from the following judges:


Professor Ho Puaypeng, Head, Department of Architecture, National University of Singapore, UNESCO Chair of Architectural Heritage Conservation and Management in Asia.


Mrs Eva Chan, Managing Director, Group Head Greater China, Julius Bär and Mrs Chan is an expertise who put her heart invest in sustainable development and art education.


Mr Ricky Fung, Purchasing Director of one of the most notable developers of Hong Kong and Mr. Fung is the building and construction material specialist over 40 years.


Miss Amy Peacock, Editor of Dezeen (UK), an online architectural and design magazine located in London, UK.


Mr Tim Spears, Managing Director, Branded Content of designboom, an online design magazine founded in 1999 with locations in Milan, Athens, Berlin, New York, Beijing and Tokyo).


Miss Antonia Villet, 2-times Top 10 Award winner of International Youth ArchiDesign Competition in 2021 and 2022, currently studying Architecture at University of Bath UK.



Certificate: ALL contestants will receive a certificate honoring their participations in this event


Awards: Top 10 design solutions will be selected in each group: junior and senior.

Prizes: 1,000 HKD for winners (certificates for all participants)


Results: will be announced at M-XPO, the Annual Symposium & Exhibition on 31-Mar 2024


Cost: 180 HKD per Project Submission for digital submission and assessment platform


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