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Ideasforward wants to give young creative people from around the world the

opportunity to express their views of the future of societies through their

innovative and visionary proposals.

We are an experimental platform seeking progressive ideas that reflect on

emerging themes.

The eco design, sustainable architecture, new materials, concepts and technologies are compelling issues in the societies of the future and the involvement of the whole community is imperative. In an era of globalization where communication was dominated by the technological revolution, there is the need to rethink the cities and how Man can relate in a global World as well as rethink the economic, social and cultural patterns of contemporary societies.

The young creatives and thinkers are a precious commodity that we value a lot. We want to give them a voice.



A space where the time limit is used to stimulate your creativity.

The aim of this competition is to present answers in 24h to social problems, visionary ideas, humanitarian causes and sociologic problems of the contemporary societies.

Commitment, perseverance, inspiration and hard work are all the necessary bases to develop a proposal that meets the premises that will be released regularly in the brief of the competition.

We challenge you to prove your talent in 24 hours!

There is a period of registration on the competition, when it ends, starts the 24H competition!

You have 24H to develop a proposal that responds to the program contained on the brief that will only be available on the same day the competition starts.

Take the risk!




Earth's highest mountain above sea level.

Elevation: 8,848 m (29,029 ft)

Coordinates: 27° 59' 9.8340'' N ; 86° 55' 21.4428'' E

Location: on the border between Tibet and Nepal in the Himalayas in Asia.

More than 200 frozen dead bodies are lying along the way to the top.

Mount Everest is known as Chomolungma or Mother Godess of the Land by those who speak the Tibetan language.




Download the brief here on the competition day!




the beginning of the registration period:  November 19th


Promotional registration period from November 19th to December 19th at 23:59 - Fee € 20

Regular registration period from December 20th to January 31st at 23:59 - Fee € 25

Late period of registration from February 1st to February 23rd at 11:59  - Fee € 30 

After the competition start  - Fee € 50


Publication of winners and honorable mentions at on March 25th


the competition date

// February 23rd to February 24th //


The competition begins on February 23rd 12:00 noon and ends at February 24th 12:00 noon (London GMT + 0:00)




1st Place € 500+ publication on the website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy +  24H registration fee + sketchbooks



2nd Place € 150 - publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + 24H registration fee + sketchbooks


3rd Place € 50 -  publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + 24H registration fee + sketchbooks


7 Honorable Mentions - publication in website, social networks and media partners


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Berrin Chatzi Chousein

was born in Greece and graduated from the Middle East Technical University’s department of architecture. In 2008, she has been country editor at World Architecture Community and since 2014,she has been holding her position as editor-in-chief in the same website    (, she has also served as the curator of the London-based studio Studio Egret West’s exhibition series “Young British Architecture” Exhibitions & Seminars. Chousein’ seminars have been held at Middle East Technical Universityin 2012. She is also working in editorial board of the Chamber of Architects-Ankara Branch. Her book review, which is titled Architecture Between Spectacle and Use, edited by Anthony Vidler publishedin thecharnelhouse.organd featured in’s piece titled ‘‘the other side of Venice Biennale 2012’’ about Venice Biennale 2012 published in her own WABlog. Her another piece titled ‘’A pioneer of Postmodernism:Hans Hollein’’ published in Medium. Berrin’s last article ‘’Aggregation’’ published in World Architecture Community

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Alexander Walter

grew up in East German. He studied Architecture and Media Design at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Germany, and participated in foreign exchange programs with Washington-Alexandria Architecture Consortium in Alexandria, Virginia and Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan. In his Master's Thesis, and throughout his studies, Alexander focused on the fascinating intersection of architecture and media.

Prior to joining Archinect, Alexander has worked as an Interactive Graphic Designer for international advertising agency GREY in Moscow, Russia and cruised Caribbean and Mediterranean waters as a sailor.

Today, Alexander is Editorial & Production Manager for and Editor in Chief for Archinect's sister site As part of the site's development team, he enjoys fostering a fast growing international community of architects and designers.

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Adrian Welch

is an architect from the UK, currently practicing in The Gulf. He founded international architecture resource which has carried daily news and events for over a decade. The aim of the website is to promote good quality architecture, with around 21000 pages of information. The platform operates architecture tours in 80 cities across the globe, having been established in Edinburgh in 2000. Adrian gained his Diploma from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London in 1995 and went on to work for Eva Jiricna Architects in London. He was a Project Architect on the Stirling Prize-winning Scottish Parliament Building. Adrian has served on architecture juries around the world since 2002 and his columns and articles have been published widely. He has given numerous lectures and assisted various schools of architecture with student crits. Adrian works for Pace in Kuwait as a Senior Architect.


Rui Oliveira

 architect, specialized in Geographic Information Science. He has worked in Architectural Heritage for several years and has developed research on coastal architecture in Denmark and Sweden. He is currently developing teaching activities.

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Maria Malitskaya

architect (Moscow Institute Of Architecture), since 2007 – chief editor of ARCHITIME.RU, since 2011 – co-founder of the conceptual design bureau ARCHITIME design group, since 2012 to 2014 – winner of several International design awards, awarded with Red Dot co-authored with G. Malitskiy in 2013.

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