Covid 19 Memorial Call for Submissions

Covid 19 Memorial Call for Submissions

The global pandemic has already taken more than 4 million lives and it has
changed the way we work, live, play, and interact with others in so many ways.
Because of COVID-19, our lives will never be the same and the world is still
Due to increased pandemic safety measures, many people didn’t have the
opportunity to say goodbye to their loved ones or to honour them properly. The
pandemic’s impact goes beyond the individual losses and throughout the
affected communities, cities, and countries of the World.
Our challenge is to design a public memorial, to honour those who have
departed as a direct result of the COVID-19 outbreak and to bring some closure
to those who are suffering the loss of friends, family, co-workers, and loved
ones. It will be a collective reminder for both present and future generations
and a symbol of hope that mankind can withstand and overcome any obstacle.
This should go along with a short description of your proposal, no more than 150
While there is no defined location chosen as of yet, we are asking participants
to select a site from their home country. It is recommended to choose a location
that is publicly available and accessible to all. This ensures that every person that
has been affected by the global COVID-19 pandemic can visit the memorial and
share in the remembrance of those who have departed as a result of COVID-19.
This competition is open to everyone 18 years and older and it can be developed
individually or by teams. Each team can contain a maximum of 4 members.
• 1st- Prize - £750 + Certificate + Publications on Selected Media
• 2nd Prize - £300 + Certificate + Publications on Selected Media
• 3rd Prize - £150 + Certificate + Publications on Selected Media
• +3 Honourable Mentions -+ Certificate + Publications on Selected Media
• Early Registration - £20
• Regular Registration - £40
• Late Registration - £65
For student or groups registrations, please contact us for discount request.
Competition Officially Announced – 11 December 2021
Early registration – 11 December 2021 to 15 February 2022
Regular registration - 16 February 2022 to 14 March 2022
Late registration – 15 March 2022 to 22 March May 2022
Deadline for questions – 17 March 2022
Closing Date for Submissions – 23 March 2022
Jury Evaluation - 24 March 2022 – 07 April 2022
Announcement of Winners – 14 April 2022
All dates (23:59 hours US Eastern Time)
Submission Requirements
• A single (1) A2 horizontal presentation board with the details listed below
must be submitted via
• Image Format: A single JPG extension file presentation board (must not
exceed 5MB).
• Presentation boards must not indicate any information related to an individual's/team's identity.
• All information provided in writing must be in English.
Although is not mandatory, you can record or photograph your work
environment during the proposal development stage. In case you will be one of
the winners, we would be happy to share it in our platform.
The submission should include, (but are not limited to) the following required
• 3 dimensional representations explaining the design, perspectives, and
montages which display the character of the project.
• Building / Site sections which illustrate key aspects and major spatial or
programmatic elements.
• Floor plans to show the interior spatial arrangements and program.
• Elevations demonstrating qualities such as material, texture, and colour.
• Large scale drawings that illustrate innovative details or integrated aspects of design.
• All drawings should be presented at a scale appropriate for the design solution and include a graphic scale for reference.
Award Criteria
• Concept – 15%
• Design – 20%
• Practicality – 15%
• Innovation / Originality – 20%
• Site Location – 10%
• Presentation – 20%

Download the information related to this competition here.

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Covid 19 Memorial Call for Submissions" 14 Jan 2022. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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