10 January,2021

CREA TALENTS Architectural Design Competition, was successfully completed ,with the announcement of the 4 prizes and honorable mentions. The competition is free of charge and intended for students and professionals worldwide. The participation in the competition exceeded our expectations: 2064 registrations from 79 countries and 1012 submitted projects.

Therefore CREA TALENTS COMITTEE decided to add another 7 places of CREA TALENTS Award (with a prize of 200 euros ) to praise these unique design works. Thank you to everyone who entered. Your hard work and dedication will be cherished.

As the evaluation of entries is based on the opinion of not only the project team of Huailai Wine Culture Center, but also other experts, it could happen that the final project chosen for the construction is not among the winning entries. In this case, the participant will also be rewarded by the organizer afterwards.


An exhibition that showcases design projects will be held in China, where the winning entries and other excellent works will be displayed. We will invite the architects of selected works to attend the exhibition.

A book about the CREA TALENTS competition will be published composed of selected works and introduction of designers. We now invite all the participants to submit the material regarding your work(text or photo), such as your story, your design process or any other contents ( If your material is selected, we will send you the book after the publication.

We do recommend that participants to submit these material in order to maximise the publicity and media attention your work will receive.


CREA TALENTS is an open&free Architecture Ideas Competition, sponsored by The Economic Development & Culture Committee,we are pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in .

The objective is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to design a wine culture center in the most creative way, only 10 images required, absolute freedom of scale, site or style.

Participants are invited to come up with visionary concepts for a wine culture center located in a Huailai, one of the most ancient wine region in China. Located near the vineyards, this future landmark acts as a multifunctional place for the visitors, composed of several different sectors for both cultural and commercial activities.

The goal of the competition is to stimulate innovative design idea and to evoke the reflection on the relationship between architecture and nature.

For more project description, participants can download the files after the registration.

  • Who can apply

    The Competition is open to any Participant aged 18 and over. Participants may be natural persons, legal entities or partnerships of individuals. Multidisciplinary teams are welcomed.

  • Submission requirements

    The deliverables can only be submitted in digital files on the website.

    -CV of the participant / all members of the group. (PDF)

    -Biography of the individual or of the group. (PDF)

    -A free expression document presenting the project in depth(PDF)

    The pages composing the book will include the written and graphic elements to present the project extensively.

    -Graphic elements made up of at least 10 pictures (10 MB Max for each image)

    The most relevant image to represent your project, such as scale plan, elevations, sections, details, sketches and whatever else appropriate for a better presentation of the proposal.

    No restrictions on presentation mode. Participants are allowed to use any color, drawing techniques, electronic models they deem appropriate.

  • Criteria

    -Innovation, originality, creativity of the proposal
    -Potential of creating identity
    -Architectural design quality
    -General impression and clarity of the overall concept
    -Compliance with the requirement of the site
    -Sustainable development

    The objective is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to engage the project without constraints in the most creative way to create a key site. 


1st  Prize

10,000 EUR

2nd  Prize

5,000 EUR

3rd  Prize

3,000 EUR

4th  Prize

2,000 EUR

5th  Prize

1,000 EUR

4 Honorable Mentions

500 EUR


Closing date for registration

10 January 2021

Closing date for submission 

15 January 2021
(23:59 GMT)

Announcement of the winners

30 July 2021



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