Lunawood Urban Challenge calls for architecture students and architects to re-imagine and re-design urban environments by using Lunawood Thermowood. This competition’s purpose is to highlight the possibilities of Lunawood Thermowood as a building material to create a healthier and more sustainable environment. By doing so, we can reconnect nature with urban life. Wood is not just our earliest building material, we know it can also be the most practical and modern one. Lunawood Urban Challenge is open to all architect students and architects without a fee. The total value of the prizes is € 8,000.

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Competition open 2th May, 2019
Submission deadline 24th June, 2019
Winners announced 28th August, 2019

Cash prize

  • 1st place

    € 5 000

  • 2nd place

    € 2 000

  • 3rd place

    € 1 000

All the Winners and Honourable mentions will be published on Lunawood website August 28th 2019. All the winners will receive a certificate for the achievement.

The Jury

  • Susana Carvalho

    Head of the municipal projects and construction division, Maia Portugal

  • Gediminas Aismontas

    Senior Architect, DO ARCHITECTS

  • Sergio Baragaño

    Director Architect

  • Maija Masalin

    Marketing Director, Lunawood


Participation in the competition takes place through the application below. All files must be zipped in only one .ZIP file (maximum size 10 mb).

  • Participant(s)

  • First name Last name Phone Email Instagram username School / Company  
    There are no Entries.
    (You may add multiple members if you are participating as a team)
  • Project information

  • All files must be zipped in only one .ZIP file (maximum size 10 mb)

BIM library

From Lunawood's BIM Library, you can download digital design tools for your design proposal. Lunawood products are available in ArchiCAD and Revit downloads. See the Brief (pdf) for more detailed instructions.

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About Lunawood

Lunawood transforms the very best Nordic pine and spruce into beautiful and long-lasting Lunawood Thermowood. It is a beautiful, sustainable wood material produced by using natural methods, heat and steam. Thermal modification process improves the wood’s properties, thereby expanding the range of applications in which the wood can be used. It is the ideal material for an ecological and healthy way of designing, building and living.


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