For many, perhaps "the tree house" has been the first house, and not only that, but one of the first self-managed constructions. In this contest we are going to explore the relationship between the house and the tree, how these two elements create a dialogue. The organic and the artificial, the creation of nature and that of man, or many others. We rescued that first impulse to build a house on a tree to have the possibility of revisiting it with more tools.
There is a personality test called "the house, the tree and the person" where representation techniques are studied in relation to the person (HTP test in English), although it is very interesting, what we want is to explore the relationships between these elements and innovate.
The architectural program of the contest is very flexible, the house has to be for a maximum of two people, you can be on the tree, under the tree, on the tree ... there is no suggested materiality. This freedom is related to maximizing the free exploration of the entities to be linked (the house and the tree).


1 winning proposal and honourable mentions will be selected. Design & A will award 1,200 USD in prize money to competition winners.

1st Prize - 1,200 USD
2nd Prize - Honorable Mention Gold
3rd Prize - Honorable Mention Silver

+ Honorable Mention Bronze


Early Registration: JANUARY 29 - FEBRUARY 25
Registration Normal: FEBRUARY 26 - MARCH 25
Late Registration: MARCH 26 - APRIL 15
Last Minute Registration: APRIL 16 - APRIL 20

Closing date for registration: APRIL 20, 2021
Closing date for submission: APRIL 29, 2021 (11:59 p.m. GMT)

Announcement of the winners: MAY 20, 2021


cash prize award: $ 1,200.00 USD

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