CHART Architecture competition brief is released!

We’re so excited to announce the CHART Architecture competition has officially begun, find the competition brief here. Please note that the submission deadline is 14 April at 12.00 – we look forward to receiving your proposal!


CHART Architecture is an open 72-hour competition inviting graduate students or newly graduated architects, designers and artists from across the Nordic region to present a proposal for a temporary pavilion. An international jury will select five finalists to realise their proposals in the historic courtyards of Kunsthal Charlottenborg where they become central elements to the overall experience of CHART in 2019. The jury will select a first prize winner during CHART, the winning team will be awarded an additional mentorship programme with established architectural professionals and advisors.


The international jury for CHART Architecture 2019 consists of:


David Zahle, Architect and Partner at BIG – Bjarke Ingels Group, Denmark

Lea Porsager, Artist, Denmark

Nikoline Dyrup Carlsen, Architect and Co-founder of Spacon & X, Denmark

Pippo Ciorra, Senior Curator of Architecture at MAXXI Museum, Italy

Rosa Bertoli, Design Editor at Wallpaper* magazine, United Kingdom


This year’s theme: Materiality

With the ambition to expand the limits for traditional architectural expressions CHART Architecture 2019 challenges participants to explore materiality in new and artistic ways. Participants are invited to submit proposals that challenge our understanding of materiality and how it can be considered in architecture.


CHART Architecture 2019 is made possible with the generous support from Realdania, The Dreyer Foundation, FOSS, and The City of Copenhagen. Knowledge and resource partners include BLOXHUB, Arup, and Copenhagen Architecture Festival (CAFx).

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