Sunlight in Architecture


Result Announcement Date has been extended to 30th April 2021


Sunlight in Architecture is a 2021 Architecture Conceptual design Competition, organized by Archiol. Sunlight is one of the most important and powerful design elements. How can the different types of natural light be used in architectural design? Using different types of natural light, such as diffused, direct, reflected, and zenith create conceptual design.

The competition, Sunlight in Architecture is looking for conceptual design submissions on the importance of the sunlight in architectural design.

  • Conceptual Development      sheet

  • A writeup - Text of up to 1000 words or less.


The competition aims at exploring the importance of natural light is Architectural Design.



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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?

  • Conceptual Development sheet of size 30cm X 42cm-      Horizontal (No. of sheets: min - 01 and max-05)

  • Text of up to 1000 words or less. (800 words min.)

Note! Registration deadline is 30th March 2021, but you can submit you project until 31st March 2021.

Submission Guidelines:

  • A Docs. File of maximum 1000 words.

  • Conceptual Development sheet  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 jpeg. files to your Google Drive or Dropbox and submit the sharing ink.

  • File Naming: ‘0000_XY_ABZ.pdf’ (ex. if your Participation Code is ‘0000_XY_ABZ.pdf’, the file name should be ‘0000_XY_ABZ.pdf’.pdf). You will create your Participation in the registration form.

  • Size Limit: 5 MB




30th March 2021



31st March 2021



30th 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.



Can text be included in the Graphical Representation Sheets?

Yes, text labels, markings, symbols and short descriptions are allowed.

Can I add images to the write up sheets?

Yes, you can add images to the writeup, you have to submit separate jpeg. files of the same images.

Is this competition open only for students or professionals?

No, the competition is open for all.

How to create the participation Code?

Create your participation code: Participation code: Ex: First Name: John Last Name: Walker Country : U.S. Date: 19.02.2021 (Registration date) then Participation code is: 1902_US_JOW Participation Code is a combination of: First 4 numbers of date _ first 2 letters of country _ first 2 letters of first name +first letter of last name

Is the Jury's assessment open to the public?

No, it isn’t. Participants not selected for the finals are not going to be notified about the details of the jury’s assessment.

How many members can be involved in my submission?

Maximum three members. Details of them to be added in the comments section of the registration form in the following format: 1. First Name | Last Name | Email 2. First Name | Last Name | Email

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