Best Thesis Award 2024

Submission: 25th June 2024 Registration: 25th June 2024 Location: Worldwide Language: English Prizes: $2000 USD Type: Open


As the academic year draws to a close, the architecture community eagerly anticipates the unveiling of the most innovative and groundbreaking architectural theses of 2024. The “Best Thesis Awards 2024” aims to recognize exceptional talent and celebrate the culmination of years of dedication and hard work by final-year architecture students.


The primary objective of the “Best Thesis Awards 2024” is to honor outstanding architectural theses that demonstrate creativity, innovation, and a deep understanding of architectural principles. By showcasing these exemplary projects, we aim to inspire future generations of architects and foster a culture of innovation and excellence within the architectural community.


Students eligible to participate in the competition must be in their final year of studies, scheduled to graduate in 2024, or have graduated in the year 2023. Theses submitted can be of any scale and scope, ranging from small-scale residential projects to large-scale urban interventions. The competition welcomes submissions from across the globe, encouraging diversity and inclusivity within the architectural discourse.


1. Hospitality
Recognizing the best thesis projects that focus on innovative design solutions for hospitality spaces, including hotels, resorts, restaurants, and cafes.

2. Sustainability
Highlighting thesis projects that prioritize sustainable design principles, incorporating environmentally friendly materials, energy-efficient systems, and strategies for resilience and adaptation to climate change.

3. Institutional/Commercial
Acknowledging thesis projects that address the unique challenges and opportunities associated with institutional and commercial architecture, including educational institutions, corporate offices, and retail spaces.

4. Miscellaneous
Celebrating thesis projects that defy categorization, exploring unconventional ideas and pushing the boundaries of traditional architectural practice.

These will be evaluated by a panel of distinguished architects and industry experts, with one overall winner and four honourable mentions (as Runners’ Up) awarded across the four categories. Winners will receive recognition, exposure, and the opportunity to showcase their work to a global audience of peers, professionals, and potential employers.

Join us in celebrating the future of architecture and the visionary minds shaping our built environment. Submit your thesis today and leave your mark on the architectural landscape of tomorrow!

Schedule & Fees

– Early Registration Ends: May 25th, 2024, 23:59 GMT ($30 USD)
– Standard Registration Ends: June 10th, 2024, 23:59 GMT ($45 USD)
– Late Registration Ends: June 25th, 2024, 23:59 GMT ($60 USD)
– Submissions End: June 25th, 2024, 23:59 GMT
– Results Announced: July 25th, 2023

Prizes & Grants

– Winner x 1 = $1000 + Certificate + Publication in our Annual Issue + Blog Post
– Runners Up x 4 = $250 + Certificate + Publication in our Annual Issue + Blog Post
– Participation Certificates for all teams

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Welcome to the Best Architecture Thesis Competition 2024, where innovation meets recognition!

Submission deadline: June 25th, 2024.
Registration deadline: June 25th, 2024.

Open to students worldwide, this competition invites final-year architecture students to showcase their groundbreaking theses.

Prizes worth $2000 USD up for grabs, with fee waivers available.

Premise: Celebrating exceptional talent and years of dedication in architectural innovation.

Objective: Honoring creativity, innovation, and deep architectural understanding.

Constraints: Final-year students or 2023 graduates eligible, any project scale welcomed.

Schedule & Fees:

Early Registration: Ends May 25th, 2024, $30 USD.
Standard Registration: Ends June 10th, 2024, $45 USD.
Late Registration: Ends June 25th, 2024, $60 USD.
Submissions Deadline: June 25th, 2024.
Results Announced: July 25th, 2023.
Prizes & Grants:

Winner: $1000 + Certificate + Publication.
Runners Up x 4: $250 + Certificate + Publication.
Participation Certificates for all teams.
Join us and be part of shaping the future of architecture! Submit your thesis today.