120 HOURS – The architecture competition for students by students spanning 120 hours

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120 HOURS is the world’s largest and most prestigious student-driven architecture competition, created for and by architecture students.

120 HOURS introduces a brand new competition format, where students are given 120 hours to solve a complex and socially relevant assignment.The competition is 120 Hours of intense work. Open for students from all over the world. You can either enter as a single person, or in teams of up to three persons working together. The assignment will be released on February 17th 2014, at 14.00 (GMT+1) and from that point on you have 120 hours to work, work, work, before entry closes on Saturday 22th of February at 14.00(GMT+1). The sign up will close when the competition starts.

1ST PRIZE: 30 000 NOK ($5000)
2ND PRIZE: 15 000 NOK ($2500)
3RD PRIZE: 7500 NOK ($1250)

We are very proud to introduce this year’s jury:
Ellen Van Loon, Partner OMA, Head of Jury.
Nanne de Ru, Founding Director, Powerhouse Company.
Eva Franch i Gilabert, Director, Storefront for Art and Architecture.
Alfredo Brillembourg, Founding Partner, Urban Think Tank.
Martin Brandsdal, Stud. M. Arch, Oslo School of Architecture. (Student member)
TBA, Partner Organization 2014

120 HOURS is an independent competition organized on a non-profit, voluntary basis without the involvement of a school administration. 120 aims to give students a voice in the current architectural discourse. It is challenging and fun to participate in, and gives students a relevant first encounter with architectural competitions.

In short, we want to give deserving young talents a head start at the game.



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