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Metaphysics in Architecture


Result Announcement Date has been extended to 26th April 2021


Metaphysics in Architecture is a 2021 Architecture Essay Competition, organized by Archiol. Architecture as a part of the physical world provokes metaphysical reactions such as feelings and thoughts in the individual experiencing the architecture. How can designs reach the metaphysical aspect of architecture? The competition, Metaphysics in Architecture is looking for essay submissions on the Metaphysical aspect in architectural design.

  • A write-up of 1500 words on metaphysics in architecture.

  • An Image supporting your essay (size 42cm X30cm)


The competition aims at exploring Metaphysical aspect of architecture.



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E-Certificate of achievement
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E-Certificate of achievement
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  • Competition is open to all human beings, from every age and cultural background, working in groups or individually.

  • Architects, Interior Designer and design students are perfectly suited for this competition.

  • You can work individually or in group, a group of maximum 3 people (Registration in the name of the individual representing the group, please mention the name and details of group members under the comment section in registration form).

Submission Details

What can be submitted?

  • Text of up to 1500 words or less. (1000 words min.) 

  • Image of size 42cm X30cm

  • Illustrations

  • Graphics

  • Diagrams

Note! Registration deadline is 22nd March 2021, but you can submit you project until 24th March 2021.

Submission Guidelines:

  • A Docs. File of maximum 1500 words.

  • Image 42cm X 30cm size which may include, but are not limited to 3-D views, sketches, sections, isometric views, plans, elevations or any other means of graphical representation. You may include text labels, architectural markings & symbols and short descriptive text.

  • The title must be included as the heading of the sheet.

  • Your Participation Code should be written in the top right corner of this sheet.

All submissions should be digital:

  • Text submissions, including footnotes, citations, and illustration notes, must be submitted digitally in .doc format.

  • Images must be submitted in .jpeg format

  • Vector-only graphics should be submitted in .pdf formats.

How to Submit?

Upload a single zip folder  with a docs. File and A jpeg. Image  to your Google Drive or Dropbox and submit the sharing ink.

  • File Naming: ‘MET_XXXX.pdf’ (ex. if your Participation Code is MET_1234, the file name should be MET_1234.pdf). You will create your Participation in the registration form.

  • Size Limit: 5 MB




22nd March 2021



24th March 2021



26th April 2021


Registration Details

After completing the registration, you will  receive a confirmation e-mail.

Registration confirmation will be mailed to you within 24 hours.

Please feel free to contact us for any queries.


No entry fees, direct registration.