Submission: 16th October 2023
Registration: 30th September 2023
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see the details below
Type: Open


Hogwarts Reimagined – Architecture Render Challenge is a competition organised by archiol competitions, we invite talented designers and visual artists to reimagine the iconic Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. 

Your task is to create stunning architectural renderings that showcase a modern and innovative vision for Hogwarts, while maintaining the essence and magical charm of the original.

Competition Brief: Your challenge is to create a set of architectural renderings that capture the essence of a reimagined Hogwarts. Your designs should incorporate elements of magic and fantasy.

Design Guidelines:

  1. Conceptual Vision: Develop a clear conceptual vision for your reimagined Hogwarts. Consider the functionality, sustainability, and aesthetics of the school while staying true to its magical atmosphere.
  2. Site Context: Design your Hogwarts within its existing site, considering its surroundings and the natural landscape of the Scottish Highlands.
  3. Building Form: Reimagine the architectural form of Hogwarts while preserving key iconic elements, such as towers, courtyards, and the Great Hall. You have creative freedom to reinterpret the layout and overall structure of the school.
  4. Integration of Technology: Integrate magical and non-magical technology seamlessly into the design, demonstrating how modern advancements can enhance the learning environment and overall functionality of Hogwarts.
  5. Magical Elements: Capture the essence of magic throughout your renderings. This can include enchanted landscapes, moving staircases, hidden chambers, interactive elements, and other fantastical features.
  6. Materials and Textures: Select appropriate materials and textures that complement your design concept. Consider how they interact with light and create a visually compelling atmosphere.
  7. Scale and Proportions: Ensure your design maintains a sense of grandeur and majesty, keeping in mind the scale and proportions of the original Hogwarts.
  8. Presentation: Create a visually appealing and cohesive set of architectural renderings that effectively communicate your design intent. Include exterior and interior views.


  • This competition is open to all.
  • You can participate individually or as a team (Maximum 4 members in a team)


Registration deadline:  30th September 2023


  • AR01:  July 1st – July 12th
  • AR02: July 13th – July 22nd
  • AR03: July 23rd – Aug 2nd


  • SR01: Aug 3rd – Aug 17th 
  • SR02: Aug 18th – Sept 2nd
  • SR03: Sept 3rd – Sept 21st


  • Sept 22nd – Sept 30th 

Submission Starts:  20th September 2023

Submission Ends: 16th October 2023

Result Announcement: 16th December 2023


Winners (X3): Certificate of achievement + Publication + Interview

Honourable mentions (X3): Certificates + Publication 

Shortlisted entries (X10): Certificates 

*All the certificates will be attested and e-format.


Visit our website: www.archiol.org

Competition: https://www.archiol.org/competitions/hogwarts-reimagined-2023


Archiol – www.archiol.org


Doubts /Queries related to the competition: contact@archiol.org


>>> Go to the organizers’ website <<<

Date: July 15, 2023