Submission: May 30, 2015
RegistrationMay 25, 2015
Language: English
LocationCascais, Portugal
Prizes: 1st Prize €2000, 2nd Prize €1000, 3rd Prize €500
TypeArchitecture Students and Young Professionals


This international one-stage architecture competition invites all architecture students and young professionals to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a contemporary Art Center located within the Fortress of Cresmina, in Cascais, Portugal.

The Art Center aims to create a cultural destination and focus on the protection of the cultural heritage. The Art Center will provide a space to display Contemporary Art and gather the community together for performances, lectures and social events, while providing a quiet space for invited visiting artists.

This is an international, anonymous, single-stage design competition open to all architecture students and young architects (≤ 40 years old) and multidisciplinary teams composed of landscape architects, urban designers, artists, etc. All members of the team must be ≤ 40 years old. (refer to Eligibility). All competition submissions are to remain anonymous throughout the competition phase and will only be identified using a registration code assigned by ArkxSite during the registration process, (refer to the submission requirements). No entry will be reviewed or evaluated that contains any mark, logo or other indication of the identity of the team members located on the competition panel. The identification of the 3 winners and 7 honorable mention awarded competition panels will only be revealed after the jury evaluation phase and at the time the competition results are published on the ArkxSite website.



Date: February 27, 2015