The Architecture Drawing Prize is a collaboration between Make, Sir John Soane’s Museum and the World Architecture Festival (WAF). The annual drawing competition, sponsored by Iris Ceramica Group since 2022, receives entries from around the world across its three categories: hand-drawn, digital and hybrid. Past and present judges include Make founder Ken Shuttleworth, artists Ben Langlands and Nikki Bell, Lily Jencks of Lily Jencks Studio, and Foster + Partners’ head of design communications Narinder Sagoo.
In 2022, the Prize attracted 138 entries with a strong majority of hand-drawn submissions. As in previous years, entries are welcomed from architects, designers and students from around the world, attesting to the truly international nature of the Prize and the great skill and originality of participants.
This year's winning and shortlisted drawings will be exhibited at Sir John Soane’s Museum from 31 January–3 March, 2024. The overall Prize winner is selected from the three categories and will have their travel expenses covered to join the exhibition preview at Sir John Soane’s Museum, London. The overall winner and category winners will also receive complimentary delegate passes to attend WAF in Singapore, where their drawings will be displayed on The Architecture Drawing Prize stand. The delegate passes will include a ticket for the WAF awards presentation gala dinner on 1 December, 2023.