RULES AND TERMS OF THE COMPETITION


 

GOAL
The goal is to gain an independent evaluation of the quality of teaching architecture and design at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague.

ORGANISER
The competition is organised by the Architecture Students’ Association (SPA) of the Faculty of Architecture at the Czech Technical University.

COMPETITION The competition takes place in the autumn semester and takes place in all three study programmes of the FA CTU. Competition divides into areas: architecture (for the study programmes of Architecture + Urbanism and Landscape Architecture) and design (for the study programme of Industrial Design). It takes place in two categories in each area - the best project and the best studio. Every student project, including team projects, submitted in the given autumn semester automatically enter the competition. Diploma projects, first-year projects and projects of SPA members, who are present at the evaluation of projects by the jury exclude from the competition.

The competition takes place in four rounds.

1. ROUND
The jury will go through all exhibited projects and selects any number for the next round.

2. ROUND
Long-listing - from all the works selected in the 1st round, the jury will pick a maximum of 20 nominated projects.

3. ROUND
The jury selects nominated projects from the long-list. The jury selects nominated studios.

4. ROUND
The jury will award a maximum of 1 best project and a maximum of 1 best studio in the area of architecture + urbanism, landscape architecture and a maximum of 1 best project and a maximum of 1 best studio in the area of design.

PROCESSING OF PERSONAL DATA
The author of the nominated project and the nominated studio (studio management and students) agree with the registration of personal data such as name, surname, e-mail and telephone number by handing over the competition documents (poster, author's text and others according to the agreement with the competition organizers) to the organizer. Nominees agree for their work to be presented together with their name and surname within the competition and other channels related to the competition.

WINNER
The winning projects and studios are kept secret until the award is presented. Until then, jurors and organizers are bound by a vow of secrecy.

DATES
The evaluation always takes place in the week after the submission of projects for the given semester. The exhibition of nominated projects and the announcement of winners will take place during the following semester.

AWARDS
The prize for the winner is the trophy "Olověný Dušan". Other benefits are determined annually by the organizer based on obtained funds.

JURY
Each area has its jury, which always consists of personalities of the year who did not work at the FA CTU. The architecture + urbanism, landscape architecture is evaluated by a jury of five or six members and the design by a three-member jury. Jury membership is not possible in two consecutive years of the competition. The evaluation requires the participation of at least four jurors in the field of architecture or two jurors in the field of design.

RULES AND TERMS
It is possible to change the terms and rules of the competition. The approval of at least 2/3 of the SPA members present at the SPA regular session is required to approve the decision to change the Articles of the Association. The changes are discussed based on comments from members of the SPA or at the request of the jury.



production: SPA (Spolek posluchačů architektury) www.spa-fa.cz
stream production: CAMP https://praha.camp
coordination: Eliška Chrtková, Dominik Zastávka, Tereza Vránková, Emma Wald
financing: Eliška Chrtková, Robert Rössler
PR: Oksana Džabarjan
jury management: Tereza Vránková, Eliška Chrtková
nominees management: Martin Sýkorský
graphic identity OD 2021: Pavel Tichoň
web: Emma Wald, Pavel Tichoň
stream host: Prokop Leichter
stream dramaturgy: Eliška Chrtková, Dominik Zastávka, Emma Wald

We thank everybody who has been involved!
Thank you!