Kip Island Auditorium

Submission: February 08, 2017
Registration: January 18, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: US $11,000, 2nd Prize: US $6,000, 3rd Prize: US $2,000
Type: Open


The Riga Expo Centre is looking for an iconic addition to its already well-established complex, and as such will be considering all winning designs in the Kip Island Auditorium architecture competition. For the additions to their building, the Riga Expo Centre are looking to house an auditorium, additional conference rooms, as well as a boutique exhibition hall.

The new complex would need to be integrated with the existing complex and act as the new iconic image for the Riga Expo Centre. Winning designs will need to show off the structure’s potential to be the leading exhibition hall in the entire region. As the unofficial capital of the Baltic states, Riga is a vibrant and busy city, with one of the largest airports in the region, as well as one of the largest seaports.

The Riga Expo Centre have committed to consider all winning designs for construction, and the winning designs will be exhibited within the Expo Centre itself in the Spring of 2017.


Competition is open for all. No professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).


– Correspondence with organizers must be conducted in English.
– All information submitted by participants must be in English.


Bee Breeders architecture competition organisers will award a total of US $20,000 IN PRIZE MONEY to competition winners as follows:

1st Prize Winner – US $11,000
2nd Prize Winner – US $6,000
3rd Prize Winner – US $2,000

Special awards:

BB Student Award – US $500  (more details here)
BB Green Award – US $500  (more details here)

In addition 6 HONOURABLE MENTIONS will be selected.

The Riga Expo Centre have committed to consider all winning designs for construction, and the winning designs will be exhibited within the Expo Centre itself.


Early Bird Registration: OCTOBER 5 – OCTOBER 26
Advance Registration: OCTOBER 27 – NOVEMBER 30
Last Minute Registration: DECEMBER 1 – JANUARY 18

Closing date for registration: JANUARY 18, 2017
Closing date for submission: FEBRUARY 8, 2017 (11.59pm GMT)

Announcement of the winners: MARCH 1, 2017


In addition to the prize fund and their designs being considered for construction, first place winners will be presented in the Green Planet Expo which will be held in the new exhibition centre in May 2017. The GPE team is bringing together green manufacturers and service providers from ten Baltic Sea region countries with the goal of acknowledging the complicated issues surrounding climate change, offering solutions, and encouraging cooperation to solve them.


The winners will get international art and design media coverage and will be featured on the Bee Breeders website and social pages.


Bee Breeders will also acknowledge the outstanding performance of all winners and honourable mentions with Certificates of Achievement.

Go to the competition’s website