«Beautiful Wooden Houses – 2020» contest

«Beautiful Wooden Houses – 2020» contest

Contest organizer: Publishing House Beautiful houses press
Official support: Union of Moscow Architects, Union of Architects of Russia

The open international competition Beautiful Wooden Houses 2020 is designed to assist Russian and foreign architects in the practical promotion of their ideas, developments and projects in the design and construction of low-rise wooden individual houses.


The contest is open; architects, designers, architectural and design bureaus, teachers and students of specialized educational institutions can participate in it.

Both realized projects and architectural concepts in two main and one additional nomination are accepted for participation in the contest:
• ArchObject — implemented project of an individual residential house.
In this nomination, the 1st, 2nd, 3rd places are awarded and the winner of online voting is determined.
• ArchProject — a project of an individual residential house.
• Interior Design
In this nomination, the 1st, 2nd, 3rd places are awarded and the winner of online voting is determined.

The deadline for submission of entries is February 18, 2020.

Registration for the contest is on a paid basis.

Participation costs — registration fees — are listed below

A non-Russian architect/team up to 3 projects 50 Euro (VAT included)
A non-Russian student, up to 2 projects 20 Euro (VAT included)
Students are kindly asked to attach a scanned copy of a student ID card.

The prize fund of the contest is 200 000 rubles.

The contest results summing and awarding the winners will be held on March 12, 2020 at the International Exhibition «Wooden House. Spring» in the Crocus Expo fairgrounds, Moscow.

Competitive projects included in the short-list will be presented in the framework of the exposition during the exhibitions Fireplaces and Heating Salon, Wooden House, House & Garden. Moscow Garden Show, Aqua Salon: Wellness & Spa. Pool and Sauna from March 12 to March 15, 2019 in the Crocus Expo fairground (Moscow).

The best projects will be published in the magazines of the Publishing House Beautiful houses press.

Formats of materials provided:
The description is provided in electronic form in a separate text file (doc, docx, txt, rtf):
• name of the contest, name of the project / 3D object, surname, name of the author (s), name of the company (for legal entities) / name of the university (for students), city, country, contact person (for legal entities);
• a brief description of the project (up to 2000 characters), revealing the main idea, the concept of the proposed solution;
• plan;
• for implemented projects, it is necessary to indicate the name and surname of the photographer who took the picture;
• translation of the name and description of the project into English for publication (optional);
Attention! Photographs and plans should not contain copyright badges, coordinates and logos.
For rewarding:
• one horizontal image 133 x 75 cm, JPEG format, at least 200 dpi.
For print:
• images min 100 x 130 mm, at least 300 dpi, JPEG format.
For demonstration at the exhibition:
• a tablet is drawn up according to the layout of the organizer.
To publish on the site:
• photographs of the competitive object or visualization of the competitive project (not less than 5 and not more than 12 pieces) in JPEG format, not less than 1200 px in width (for horizontal images) and not less than 800 px in width (for vertical images). All photos should be numbered in the order in which they will be displayed on the website.
• a brief description of the project in Russian (no more than 2000 characters), revealing the main idea, the concept of the proposed solution.

Works of participants

All works Project of the house


Project managers