Tree House 2021 Architecture Competition

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The Tree House 2021 Architecture Competition, is an open ideas competition to invite you to re-imagine their childhood dream of living in a tree house in the wilderness, away from all the restrictions. Early Bird registration is ending in 11:59 PM, 16th July 2021.


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The Deadline for Submissions is 11:59 pm on 27th August 2021. We have curated below the most Frequently Asked Questions for the competition.


Q: Can the designs for the Tree House 2021 Architecture Competition conceptualized as cabins on forest floors or cliffs?
A: The Design Proposals for the competition are to e visualized suspended amongst the trees. Participants are encouraged to develop amazing innovative ideas of this out of the box living experience.

Q: Does the design proposal needs to be an Off Grid House or can we make use of existing infrastructure?
A: Participants can make use of the exisiting infrastructure however are encouraged to create an completely off grid solution.

Q: Does the proposal needs to be site specific or can it be a module?
A: Participants are free to decide the nature of the proposals. The solution can be site specific or can be a model than can be replicated with minimum modifications.

Q: Is there a Area restriction for the Tree House 2021 Architecture Competition?
A: Yes! The total built up area of the proposal should not exceed 400 sq.ft

Q: Are there any exceptions for the built up area limitation of 400 sq.ft?
A: Yes! The spaces exempted of this restrictions are open to sky courtyards, terraces, voids, open to sky spaces, lofts that are un walkable , pergolas, porches, decks or open pathways etc.

Q: Is there a Height Restriction for the proposal?
A: There are no restrictions with respect to the height of the structure

Q: Can Participant select a Hypothetical site or it has to be an actual piece of land?
A: Participants of the competition can select a site anywhere in the world and can be a hypothetical land in a actual location. The site location contexts like topography, demographic, environmental, cultural fabric are required to understand micro and macro level parameters to evaluate design responses and evolution.

Q: Is there a minimum/maximum area and density allowed for the site?
A: There are no limitations for areas of the site however should be in proportion with the requirements mentioned in the brief.


We are hosting a FAQ session on our Instagram Tomorrow at 6 PM. If you have any queries or any doubt regarding the competition, you can join the FAQ session.

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All the best for your Entries.
Team Volume Zero