Lunawood Urban Challenge

Submission: June 24, 2019
Registration: June 24, 2019
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


Lunawood Urban Challenge invites all architecture students, architects and creative professionals to develop and submit compelling ideas to transform our urban cities. We need your help in creating a more natural – yet modern environment using Lunawood Thermowood.

Urbanization all over the world has seen a staggering growth. Carbon emissions in the building sector account for almost 25% of the total carbon emissions produced by economic activities around the world. With a growing population and urbanization, it is increasingly vital to consider diminishing the harmful carbon emissions in building materials used in the building sector.
A liable-sourced and natural building material like wood is the answer to building with renewable and wholesome material. Wood from renewable Nordic forests grows naturally and cuts out CO2 from the air.
Architects and designers will be given the opportunity to significantly lower the carbon footprint of buildings and increase healthful living experiences with improved air quality by innovating with a sustainable and renewable wood material called Lunawood Thermowood.


Lunawood Urban Challenge calls for participants to re-imagine and re-design urban environments by using Lunawood Thermowood. The participant chooses an existing non-renewable urban space, which the participant re-designs by embracing the possibilities of Lunawood Thermowood.
In the Lunawood Urban Challenge, the participant can utilize Lunawood’s digital design tools for Revit and ArchiCad. The entrant can freely choose, which Lunawood BIM-objects to explore and use.
Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (3 team members maximum).

JURY 2019

Susanna Carvalho | Architect, Head of the Municipal Projects and Construction Division | Portugal
Gediminas Aismontas | Senior Architect, DO Architects | Lithuania
Sergio Baragaňo | Director Architect, Baragaňo Architects | Spain
Maija Masalin | Marketing Director, Lunawood | Finland


May 2nd, 2019 Submission opens
June 24th, 2019 Submission Deadline
August 28th, 2019 Announcement of Results and Winners Selection


1st Prize € 5.000
2nd Prize € 2.000
3rd Prize € 1.000

+ 2 Honourable Mentions

Go to the competition’s website