IKEA wants you to help building a better everyday for the many!
In our shared search for sustainable innovation we have created a unique opportunity to prototype and test new ways of interacting with your nearby nature through designing a temporary nature dwelling.
We now invite you international and young creative minds to enter this 10 day sprint design competition. Submit your digital application no later than 3 april at midnight (CET).
What’s in it for you?
Three winning designs will be built and exhibited at the H22 City Expo in Helsingborg, Sweden, 30 May – 03 July 2022 and the winning proposal will be awarded 5000 Euro
All competition entries will be reviewed by an international jury of award winning architects and designers
The designs and their stories will be featured in design and architeture magazines, and on IKEA’s digital channels with global reach
One team member from each of the three winning designs will be invited to participate in the H22 City Expo, and to present your dwelling design with costs covered by IKEA
How it works
Check back here for the sprint competition launch on 25 March 2022 at noon (CET)
How it works
You can enter the competition as an individual or a team. We encourage forming multidisciplinary teams to inspire and drive innovation.
Design a temporary nature dwelling related to your local nature and deliver it as an Open Source recipe.
Submit your proposal by uploading your material in the form below no later than 3 April.
Winners are announced
The jury will select three winning proposals that will be announced on 25 April.
The three designs will be built and exhibited as a part of the H22 City Expo in Helsingborg, Sweden, starting on 30 May and running for 5 Weeks.
Meet the jury
All competition entries will be reviewed by this international jury of award winning architects and designers
CEO & Creative Director at SKEWED Productions and CCO of IKEA Retail
Founder and editor-in-chief of Dezeen
Architect and Founder of Anupama Kundoo Architects
Nelly Ben Hayon
Designer, artist and Film maker
Architect and Founding partner of Spacon & X
Ready? Let’s send your application!
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The three winning proposals has been chosen to be built during the H22 City Expo
We are happy to announce the winners of the open competition. The winners were found in a rich and diverse set of proposals, from all across the globe. In a jury with a wide range of professional backgrounds consisting of Anupama Kundoo, Marcus Fairs, Nikoline Dyrup Carlsen, Nelly Ben Hayoun and Marcus Engman, the winners were selected after a set of dynamic discussions.