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Sponsor Central Glass Co., Ltd.
Co-sponsor Shinkenchiku-sha Co., Ltd.
First Place one / ¥2,000,000 and a commemorative gift
Second Places two / ¥300,000 and a commemorative gift, each
Honorable Mentions four / ¥100,000 and a commemorative gift, each
Merit Prizes ten / ¥50,000
*) First Place, Second Places, and Honorable Mentions prizes awarded to entries that pass initial screening.
*) Income tax will be deducted from prize money figures listed above.
for Competition
In order to apply for this competition, registration is required from this website.
Registration method
  • *To register for this competition, pre-registration must be completed using the registration form on this website. Once the required information is entered and submitted, entrants will receive registration numbers by email. These registration numbers will be required when submitting competition entries, so they should be recorded and saved to prevent loss. Also, the following should be noted:
  • *Once registration numbers are issued, queries about them will not be answered.
  • *If multiple entries are to be submitted, each entry must have a unique registration number.
  • *Registration can only be completed using this website.
  • *Registration details cannot be modified once registration is completed. If an entrant requires different registration details, he or she should reregister.
  • *Mobile phone email addresses may be unable to receive registration notification emails.
Drawings The following must be included in your application.
  • *Floor plan, section, and/or site plan (at any scale)
  • *Perspective diagram or a picture of a model
You are free to add charts, diagrams or descriptive text to help describe your plan, but these must be within 100 words, in English.
Materials * Complete all drawings, illustrative matters, and texts on one sheet of thick drawing paper (600mm × 840mm).
* You may use blue prints, pencil, ink, color, or photographs; but do not use panels.
Writing the Registration Number Entrants should write their registration numbers in 35-point font at the bottom-right corners of their submission sheets and should not write any other details that may be used to identify them. The back sides of submission sheets should be left blank.
Address entries to Dept. of Central Glass International Architectural Design Competition 2021, Shinkenchiku-sha Co., Ltd. Kasumigaseki Building 17F 3-2-5, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-6017 Japan
  • *If any of the above is omitted, your entry will not be accepted.
Deadlines * Registration must be completed before August 26 (Friday).
* Applications from japan must be postmarked on or before August 26 (Friday), 2022. In person and courier applications will not be accepted.
* Applications from overseas countries must arrive at the competition office no later than August 26 (Friday), 2022.
Initial Screening
Announcement of
Initial Screening
The results of the initial screening will be announced in the End of September by notifications sent to applicants who have passed the screening and by an announcement on the competition website.
Final Screening
Final Screening November 5 (Saturday), 2022 at Online
Competition prizes will be decided by final screening of the seven highest ranking proposals from the initial screening.
Announcement of
Winners will be announced in the 2023 January issue of “SHINKENCHIKU” and 2023 February issue of “a+u”.
  • *Entries must not have been previously published in any from.
  • *Entries should not be submitted simultaneously to any other competition.
  • *The sponsors will not answer questions regarding competition regulations.
    All matters not covered in these regulations are left to the discretion of the entrants.
  • *Copyrights to the winning entries will remain the property of their designers, but the sponsors of the competition reserve the right to publish the entries in magazines and other media.
  • *Competition entries must not infringe the copyright of any other work, either in whole or in part. Do not use images from magazines, books, or websites. If copyright infringement is found, the proposal in question will be disqualified.
  • *Entries will not be returned. If required, make copies for your own use before submitting your entry.
  • *Failure to follow any of the competition rules will result in disqualification.
  • *Personal information submitted in connection with this competition may be shared by the competition organizers and sponsors for competition purposes only. Personal information will not be sold or provided to any third party.

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