One Photo Challenge: Revealing the Top 100 Architectural Photographs

We’re thrilled to announce the Finalists for Architizer’s first ever architectural photography competition!

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Get ready for a photographic feast for the eyes! Every amazing entry has been carefully reviewed, and we’re thrilled to announce the 100 Finalists for the first ever One Photo Challenge. Without further ado, click the button below to see every stunning architectural photograph, and read the fascinating stories behind them:

View the 100 Finalists

Every one of these photographs will be published in the inaugural One Photo Challenge eBook, an incredible visual feast of architectural storytelling. This publication will go live later this year and be shared throughout Architizer’s huge online community, so watch out for it! Check out the recently-released One Rendering Challenge eBook for a taste of what’s to come.

The judging process to decide our top winners is now officially underway, with our stellar line up of expert jurors reviewing each drawing in minute detail. They will be judging the drawings based on the competition criteria to come up with their top drawings.

The winners will be announced on Monday, May 25th, 2020.

The jurors’ rankings will be converted into scores, which will then give us our two Top Winners and 10 Runners-up. As a reminder, the two Top Winners will receive:

Total prize value per top winner: $3,800

10 Runners-Up will receive:

  • Photographer’s Totebag: The most innovatively-designed camera backpack, courtesy of Peak Design ($180 value)
  • Featured eBook Entry: Publication in the inaugural “One Photo” eBook. See the One Drawing eBook, published last year.

We’ve been overwhelmed by the response to our first ever competition dedicated to architectural photography — thank you to everyone who entered! As we await the winners’ announcement, join in the hype by following the hashtag #OnePhotoChallenge on Instagram and Twitter, and stay tuned for more exciting competitions from Architizer, coming soon!

Take Me to the Photos!

Top image: Philharmonic Hall in Szczecin by Barozzi / Veiga; photograph by One Photo Challenge Jurors Hufton + Crow (note: this photo is not a submission in the competition)

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