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TORAsian Domestic Rookie Award 2020


As the significant carrier of culture, architecture is the most comprehensive representation of regional culture. The theme of the Asian Contest of Architectural Rookie’s Award 2020, “Culture, Bridging the Region and History”, calls on Asian architecture students to draw their source and strength from their native cultural backgrounds, trace the cultural roots of their locality, and inherit the cultural genes of their nations. Through design and thinking, you are encouraged to touch people’s hearts, communicate with their emotions, and re-establish the cultural identity of places, times, and people in an era of turbulent changes.



  1. The contest is open to architecture students at undergraduate level except for final-year students as of November 2020, enrolled in universities in Asian countries and regions.
  2. Entries must be works by assignment given or had been given in universities, or works submitted to contests accepted by AUA. Participants can use either an assignment in 2020 or an assignment in the past.
  3. Entries to the contest must be original works that have not been previously published or submitted to any other competitions.
  4. Entries must be individual works. Collective works are not allowed to submit.
  5. The official language of the contest is English.
  6. All entrants agree to allow the organizer to use their names and the images of their entries for the purpose of publication.



  • Design concept
  • Diagrams that explain the issue, site, activity program and the design solution.
  • The concept should be explained in a visual way, such as: site plan, layout plan, elevations, sections, exterior and/or interior perspectives, and architectural detail
  • Participants are allowed to add other drawings to support the design concept
  • The drawings should be scalatic (bar scale is allowed)
  • The products have to be presented digitally.
  • Participants are not allowed to state any kind of identity in the panel
  • Projects must be presented in English
  • All projects will be submitted online as a file with terms of:
    • paper size: A3 (portrait or landscape)
    • maximum 2 pages
  • The copyright of the projects belongs to the participants
  • Best 25 projects will be exhibited at the final round on 25th of September 2020 and published on rookies’ award instagram and its media partner
  • The judges’ and committees’ decisions are absolute.



Projects are submitted via e-mail to : domesticrookieina@gmail.com with the terms of:

  • Softcopy PDF with the minimal resolution of 300dps



Project Submission Deadline: 31st of August 2020

First Judging Round : 4th of September 2020

Top 25 Announcement : 7th of September 2020

Top 10 Announcement and Presentation of the finalists: 25th of September 2020

The Winners Announcement   : 25th of September 2020



Yongil Lee –  President of Asia United Architecture Association

Yori Antar – Han Awal & Partners

Yu Sing  – Studio Akanoma



1st place Rp. 7.000.000 + Certificate

2nd place Rp. 5.000.000 + Certificate

3rd place Rp. 3.000.000 + Certificate

Favorite Project : Prize  + Certificate



Instagram: @rookiesaward.id

Website: bit.ly/rookieina2020

TOR : Asian Domestic Rookie Award 2020



Gustav Anandhita


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