watchtower architecture competition

All Along the ‘Watchtower’ Architectural Competition

Submission: October 27, 2017
Registration: September 29, 2017
Language: English
Location: Paphos, Cyprus
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


The All Along the Watchtower Competition is open to architects, students of architecture, recent graduates, and associated disciplines from around the world. CYSOA is looking to continue investigating the coastline of Geroskipou in Paphos. The winning design will be constructed on Geroskipou Beach in consultation with the local municipality.

The essential programmatic need is to provide a viewing tower, for the public, and a lifeguard station, however additional programs, material concerns, and aesthetic results should be decided by individual participants. Entries may be from individuals, or teams of up to 4.

Budget: €10,000
Area: max 25m²
Height: At the discretion of the entrant
Entry cost: €20
Submission form: Digital – email to: contact@cysoa.com

Registration Deadline: Friday 29th September 2017 @ Midday UTC+2 (Local time)
Submission Deadline: Friday 27th October 2017 @ Midday UCT+2 (Local time)

An information pack containing the brief and a DWG of the site will be sent to the email address provided upon registration.

The winning entry will be constructed after consultation and agreement with the Municipality.
All entries will be exhibited at the Municipality Gallery in Geroskipou at an open public event. The entries
will also be published in-print and online.

After registration, an information pack including an extended brief and DWG’s of the site will be issued to the email address provided, if this is different to the address registered with PayPal, then please send an email with this information after registration to contact@cysoa.com

Page Size: A3 (420mm x 297mm)
File Format: PDF @ 300 dpi
File Size: No greater than 20Mb
Submission: Email to contact@cysoa.com

Question and answer period runs from 30th July – 31st August
Please send questions to contact@cysoa.com.

Go to the competition’s website