Artilla – Competition to design an artist resort

Submission: January 25, 2022
Registration: January 24, 2022
Language: English
Location: Porec, Croatia
Prizes: $24000
Type: Hospitality Building


The aim of this challenge is to create a cottage resort for the artists, which can serve as a space to aid and support the artist’s art creation process. The resort design will act as a getaway space for the artists for their vacations and will function specific to this focus group, offering a design that aids the artist’s needs. Artists’ visual art is considered to be the main focus group of this challenge.

Brief of the Competition

How can an artist-specific design aid the process of creation?

Can architectural intervention help in the physiological and psychological well be of the same? Can this intervention not only aid individual artists but also artists as a community?

Space has to be the one where the artist is able to create his art, relax and enjoy the context and scenic beauty around it. As well as being able to interact with fellow artists while still being able to reside privately in their own space.

Design Objectives

Concept: Basic needs and requirements of an artist must be fulfilled with a functional yet flexible design with an ambiance of luxury, comfort, and work-friendliness.

Aesthetics: The form and spatial interior can be designed to inspire creativity through its choice of geometry, material, and color palette.

Balance: The aesthetics of the design must be balanced with the functionality of the spaces to create an efficient design.

Harmony: The design must establish some harmony or connection with the surroundings while having outstanding features.

Context: The design must respond to the (existing) site conditions. The wider socio-cultural, economic and environmental settings are to be considered in the design approach.


  • The minimum eligible age for participation is 18 years.
  • The competitions are open worldwide for designers from any discipline.
  • You can participate as an individual or as a team of a maximum of 4 members.
  • All students and professionals can participate in the competitions.

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