10th 2A Continental Architectural Awards 2024: Inspiring Innovation


The 2A Continental Architectural Awards (2ACAA) have been organised by 2A Magazine, led by Ahmad Zohadi. These awards recognize exceptional projects that spark important discussions about contemporary architecture and design. Thanks to the broad readership of 2A magazine and the global architecture community, individuals from every corner of the globe have a unique opportunity to showcase their architectural endeavors and receive recognition, with Ahmad at the helm.

Theme: “Innovative Contextual Architecture in the Continents”

The 2A Continental Architectural Awards program, remains a prominent platform for showcasing Innovative Contextual Architecture. It seeks to spotlight the ambitious and groundbreaking design ventures spearheaded by the world’s most inventive architects. By emphasizing innovation, sustainability, and digitalization, we pay tribute to those who are redefining the limits of architecture. The Architecture Awards will consider factors such as enhanced efficiency and innovation, recognizing those who lead the way in their field and shape the future of the architecture and design industry.

Registration Period: July 1st to Aug 15th

In our endeavor to unearth the finest architectural talent globally and identify trendsetters in terms of their work and aesthetics, we extend an invitation to participate in this competition. For the 10th edition of the 2A Continental Architectural Awards, we urge you to partake in shaping the future of architecture. Register your Architecture and Design projects between July 1st to Aug 15th, and seize the opportunity to present your work and garner the recognition it deserves.

Open to All Architectural Projects Worldwide

2ACAA 2024: One-stage entry and two-stage judging process.

This year, we have introduced an additional category called ‘Visionary Architects and Studios.’ In this category, both studios and individual architects will have the opportunity to showcase their work. Their submissions will be evaluated based on the projects they have undertaken, and they will be carefully considered for recognition.

The 2ACAA 2024 competition has instituted a two-stage process to ensure impartiality and recognition for all participants. In the initial phase, participants can submit their Architecture and design projects at no cost. Subsequently, a jury member will evaluate the submissions and select the qualified projects as the ‘Candidate’s Projects.’

In the second phase, participants are required to pay a submission fee. The fees for project submissions are as follows:

– 1 Project: €249
– 2 Projects: €449
– 3 Projects: €600

Please take note of the corresponding fee when submitting your projects.

The Jury and Selection Process

An esteemed jury panel, comprising all women distinguished scholars, professionals, recognized architects, creative design experts, and astute entrepreneurs, will meticulously assess all entries. Our esteemed judges will scrutinize design intricacies and innovation as they cast their votes for each entry:

– Sandra Woodall, RIBA
– Gisela Lohlein
– Farah Naz
– Bhakti More
– Courtenay Bauer, AIA
– Shirin Samadian
– Anna Nervegna

Join Us in the Journey

The 10th edition of the 2A Continental Architectural Awards beckons trendsetters, innovators, pioneers, modernizers, and leaders of architecture. We extend a warm welcome to innovative architects and designers who possess a profound understanding of contemporary global architecture, and are dedicated to perpetual innovation, quality, and excellence. Through this initiative, we aspire to illuminate the finest projects and inspire the next generation.

Important Details to Remember:

Event Date: November 26th, 2024
Venue: Manipal Academy of Higher Education – Dubai Campus