Porto architecture competition

Porto: Escola de artes

Submission: August 04, 2017
Registration: August 04, 2017
Language: English, Italian, Espaniol
Location: Porto, Portugal
Prizes: Please see details below.
Type: Open


Ribeira is the oldest district of Porto: founded in Roman times overlooks the River Douro keeping intact the chaotic charm of its small streets. low houses, colorful facades, old shops, characterize the district that was insert in UNESCO for its typical morphology. The Luis I Bridge, which connects the two sides of the city, was built in 1880 boasting a strong structure of steel trusses. Porto isn’t only the city of bridges but it is also the place of colored tiles that cover the buildings, the azulejos.

Note is the facade of Sao Bento station, covered by about 20000 all hand-painted tiles. Art, history, local traditions are the ideal breeding ground for the new Escola de Artes which will become a renewal element of the historic city. Placing near the existing Escola de photograph must draw a small cultural citadel in the ancient center of Porto. Workshops and exhibitions will make the place an attraction site capable to transform instances of the past in contemporary signs.


There is no limit for the competition. I allowed to contest all those who want to deal with the theme proposed, whatever their country of origin. There are no age limits, can enroll graduate students, graduates or professionals. You can participate as an individual or as a group (max 5 components). In the second case it is necessary to elect a leader to have a contact person to which official communications. All competitors have the same rights and must fulfill the same obligations. Groups can be mixed or use more professional, they may be made simultaneously by graduate and undergraduate students.



Registration is open until the last day of delivery processed

04th August 2017. The registration procedures are as follows:
SPECIAL ENTRY: from 10th April – 31th May the fee entry is of 15,00 euro for who will use PayPal, 20,00 euro for who will use bank transfer.
ORDINARY ENTRY: from 01st June – 31th July the fee entry is of 20,00 euro for who will use PayPal, 25,00 euro for who will use bank transfer. The entry is for each participant.



The winners will be announced on the website of the Association no later than the date of 28th August 2017. Will be deserving the first three works as well as any other projects which are not excluded special mentions.

– At The winner will receive a prize of 500,00 euro (excluding TAX) for each participant.
– Ai Top three finishers will be guaranteed an annual subscription to the DOMUS magazine in digital format.
– The winners and mentioned the partecipation is guaranteed for life as part of all our future competitions as well as being present on our portal.

Go to the competition’s website