The 10th Asian Contest of Architectural Rookie's Award

10 Nov 2021

ACARA 2021, Surabaya, Indonesia


AUA will plan to hold the 10th ACARA in Surabaya, Indonesia for all students who are studying architecture design in Asia, aiming to provide high-quality education in architecture by stimulating a creative will and a competitive spirit of goodwill.
It will be a good opportunity to bring out your potential ability and to improve your ability of architectural design.

  • Date: 19~21 November, 2021
  • Exhibition: 19~21 November
  • Workshop: 20 November
  • Open Jury: 21 November
  • Host country: Indonesia (Petra Christian University)
  • Contest Topic: 'Contextual Design: Creating Space, Re-interpreting Tradition



To relate space and time, we should be aware of where and when we stand and live. We respond to its surroundings by respecting what is already there. It can be a specific tradition, natural environment, lifestyles, and so on. How about in the Future?

Through this competition, we attempt to challenge students to create creative designs on how the “past” value can be synchronized in the future. What kind of future will be there And What kind of value will exist.

Hopefully, this 10th ACARA competition will contribute various creative design, contextually among regions and countries.


  1. The contest is open to architecture students at undergraduate level except for final-year students as of November 2021, enrolled in universities in Asian countries and regions.
  2. Entries must be works by assignment given or had been given in your university, or works submitted to contests accepted by AUA. You can use either an assignment in 2021 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.


For more information please contact :

Sylviana Putri +62 878-5400-6801

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