Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2018


It's sad... That it's over.
But hell! WE have WINNERS to announce!!!

All things, good or bad eventually come to the end. No exception and our competition. Sadly, today it ends for us with Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE. But happily we have winners to announce! And this is the moment you all been waiting for!

We had big board of jury this year. And all of them there pretty different - some of them there very technical, some of them there dreamers and some there somewhere in the middle, but eventually, after long debates, bunch of theories, approvals and denials we came to the conclusion and managed to select best works from all of those 150 submitted projects.

I bet you can not wait no more! So here we GO!

Ryterna modul architectural challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE winners

1st place:Ryterna modul Architectural challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE - Wavehouse

2nd place:
24052705 - Julia & Stas Kaptur

3rd place:Ryterna modul Architectural challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE

Honorable mention:Ryterna modul Architectural challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE

CONGRATULATIONS from all of Ryterna modul team, as well as from all of jury members!

What's next? All the winners will be contacted in person via e-mail in which you will find details on further steps.

We sincerely want to thank you all, for taking part in our competition. Please take a look at the video (see below) were you will find what jury had to say about the projects that won.

We hope to see you all taking part in next year competition. Which will be the 5th annual international competition! We can not believe it ourselfs, that we all together made it so far!

Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE winners

This is why our competition winners took part in our competition and brief information about them:
1st place winner:
"The attractiveness, novelty of the subject and small scale of this project interested me to work on it." - With respect, Abdolrahman Kadkhodasalehi.

Abdolrahman a 30 years old from Iran. Graduated from Islamic Azad University of Mahabad and received Masters Degree in Architecture, and he is currently an architect and has established his own architecture office - BAO 

2nd place winners:
"We've taken part in Ryterna Module Competition, because it is a big dream to create spaces in picturesque hard-to-reach places, such as a river bank, or deep-deep forest. Also we like the scale of project, it possible to design it with nice details. We like such fact, that organizer of competition is a building company, that has opportunity to realize projects of architects." - Julia and Stas Kaptur.

Julia Kaptur,  a 29 years old, architect, partner of ceramic studio "Fira Project", author of theTelegram chanel "Fragments".

Stas Kaptur,  a 29 years old, architect in bureau "Tsimailo, Lyashenko and partners", Moscow.

3rd place winner:
"This year Ryterna modul Competition created a great opportunity for me to explore and contribute my ideas to tiny house movement" - William Samin.

William Samin, a 23 years old. Graduated and earned bachelor's degree in architecture from North Sumatera University, Indonesia (LinkedIn)

Honorable mention:
"The program and the scale of this project allow architects to develop their architectural philosophies and methodologies in the design process. Additionally, concentrating on a modular dwelling space inspires architects to rethink and reveal the atmospheric potential while people completely neglect the familiar circumstance around them in everyday life." - Clarence Zichen Qian.

Originally from China, he received his Master of Architecture from University of Waterloo, School of Architecture. Currently he is working at Quadrangle Architects in Toronto and is in pursuit of becoming a registered architect in Canada.


THANK YOU for being part of our yearly competition and we hope to see you next year in our upcoming new competition!



Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE


Finlay the day has come and now registration for this year competition is closed. This means that we have a final number of participants in our competition and it is record breaking for us!
We never seen so many of you showing interest in our competition, and we are more than happy to see so many of you. It's like your Thumbs-up for us for organizing such event/competition. 

So now lets see some numbers:
In this year competition we have 1472 participants. Which make 925 entries, which again divides into 350 teams and 575 individual participants from all around the world!
And a whooping 88 countries! Yes, our participants represent 88 countries! It's a 45 percent of all world countries!!!

We don't know how to say THANK YOU all for joining our competition, we are eagerly waiting for your works. We hope that work of the winner will materialize and will finally be built by us! We really do hope so!

We hope that  during this competition you will challenge yourself, to create something more than a box, to create a house, you would like to spend time in during your summer or winter vacation. Yes, it tiny, but it has all the chances to be as cozy and functional as it can be!


We are very proud to announce our fourth international competition for architects - Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2018 TINY HOUSE

Last year we worked hard to give you something interesting to participate in. Today is the fourth time we are starting our INTERNATIONAL competition, we never expected to go so far with our project for architects, but we are so happy that this project is going strong and well!

This year our task will give a real workout for your brains and creativity, as we ask you to design a TINY HOUSE, which has to be no bigger than 25sq.m (269sq.ft) and has to feature four areas: kitchen, sanitary room, sleeping area and living area. And that's not it. The only available outside communication is electricity, meaning that drinking water for example or black water has to come and go somewhere and do no harm to environment.  So composting toilet is your friend!

We would like for you to take a look at our rules and regulations file as it has some more details for your project as well as ONE OPTION that you may use for your additional creativity.

Worth to mention our TINY HOUSE is transportable by truck and is not based on trailer style TINY HOUSES.

In our Jury you will find last year competition winners Milda Naujalyte and Arminas Sadzevicius and also our two time 3rd place winner in 2014 and 2015 competition Donatas Cesiulis! This time they will be working together with other experienced Independent architects, company CEO on selecting the best 3 works.

The AIM of this year challenge is to present a TINY HOUSE module which has to be no bigger that 25sq.m (269sq.ft), feature 4 different areas for comfortable living of two people, and to be fully sustainable for 2-3 weeks living period without external communications except electricity supply.

The best 3 works will be awarded in cash prizes:
1st place – 1 000 EUR
2nd place – 500 EUR
3rd place – 250 EUR

Here are the dates to be aware of:

  • End of registration - 2017 November 3rd
  • Submission of the final work - 2018 January 4th 23:59 EET/UTC+2h
  • Competition results announcement - 2018 January 22

Rules and regulations: HERE


For the ones that are curios, what has happened in previous competitions you could take a look at them here: Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2016 CODE: Restaurant; Ryterna modul Architectural Challenge 2015 and Competition for architects 2014

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