JUX.TA.PO.SI.TION Competition Poster


Urban Culture + Architecture International Design Competition


Design Challenge:

What happens at the intersection of urban culture and architecture? How can the four elements of hip hop (DJ'N, MC'N Break'N and Graffiti) inspire the built environment? Participants are encouraged to create architectural images using mediums of their choice to depict new building forms, urban design concepts, or architectural products inspired by the four elements of hip hop.

Who's Eligible:

This international competition is open to all individuals including students, graffiti artists, architects, urban planners, landscape architects, graphic designers, muralists, etc.


Complete the free registration form located below.

Submission Requirements:

Participants can use any medium, including but not limited to: hand drawing, pencil, ink, watercolor, charcoal, airbrushing, markers, digital sketching, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, 3dsMax, Rhino and Google SketchUp.

1. Each registration is able to enter a maximum of (4) sketches

                Images are to be scanned at 300 dpi

                Minimal size for each sketch is 8.5" x 11"

                For judging reasons, no names are to appear on front of sketches.

2. 300 word maximum concept description

               Concept description to be submitted in digital format such as Microsoft Word or .txt file.

3. Submissions are to be emailed to competitions@brandnudesign.com

               Email Subject Line: "Urban Culture + Architecture Design Competition Submission" and "Your Unique Registration Number"

              Emails attachments are not to exceed 10MB

Deadline for Questions

April 20, 2015

All questions are to be sent to competitions@brandnudesign.com


May  01, 2015 11:59pm EST


First Place: $1,500.00

Second Place: $500.00

Third Place: $250.00

Winner Announced May 29, 2015

Official Rules and Information



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