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The International Troldtekt Award is a biennial concept competition for international students of design & architecture. The Award encourages students to explore Troldtekt acoustic panels and find new uses for them.

The winning project is awarded a prize of 5,000 Euro!

The Troldtekt Award 2018 is closed for submissions.

Troldtekt Award 2018, Wissenberg

The International Troldtekt Award is a biennial concept competition for international students of design & architecture. The Award encourages students to explore Troldtekt acoustic panels and find new uses for them that are not only creative but also possible to realise in practice.

The project can describe the proposal from small scale to large scale. The competition is open – the only condition is that Troldtekt is incorporated in a creative and realistic way. In other words, participants can choose to impose colours, shapes, their imagination or something completely different on the Troldtekt products. The assignment is a concept competition and is therefore not restricted by the cost of realising the proposal in practice.

The Award is global and open to any registered student of design & architecture. The winner wins a prize of 5,000 Euro.

Please refer to the competition facts listed below for further information.


The proposals submitted for the Troldtekt Award 2018 will be assessed by a jury comprising:

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Peer Teglgaard Jeppesen 
Architect and Partner
Henning Larsen Architects

Troldtekt Andrew Kiel

Andrew Kiel
Architect and Senior Associate 
Sauerbruch Hutton

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Peer Leth
Troldtekt A/S


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The Troldtekt Award is an open concept competition for international students of design and architecture.


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All international students of design & architecture can participate in the competition.

Entrants must be a registered student at a relevant educational institution at the time of the competition.

The competition project can be an adapted study project or a specific project for the competition.

Students can submit their projects individually, or more students can submit a project together.

Submitted projects must not previously have been entered into other competitions.


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The winning project will be awarded a prize of EUR 5,000.


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Troldtekt Award 2018 is open for entries at from 1 October to 14 October 2018.

Following registration, you will receive an email with a 5 digit competition number, which must be used when you submit your project.


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Participants must submit their projects for the Troldtekt Award 2018 from 15 October to 4 November 2018 at 12.00 CET (GMT+2).

The projects must be in A1 format and submitted as PDF file (max. 1 GB) with text in English at or via WeTransfer at

Each project must also be submitted with a JPG file for preview (max. 5 MB).

To submit your project, you will need the competition number generated and sent to you following your registration.

Please also remember to put your competition number on to your project/preview.

Judgement criteria

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The jury will be looking at the projects from a creative as well as a practical aspect.

In other words, the whole idea of the Troldtekt Award is to discover new angles and innovations that go beyond conventional applications, yet which can still be produced in real life.


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Judging the proposals which have been submitted will be concluded by the end of December 2018, at the latest.

The result of the competition will be published on the websites and social media of Troldtekt, and the competition winner will be informed directly.

Troldtekt reserves the right to exhibit all competition entries.


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Troldtekt A/S has the right to use the projects which have been submitted; this includes using them in connection with communicating and marketing the result of the competition.

In publishing the winning project, the name(s) of the entrant(s) will be announced, unless the entrant(s) wishes to retain their anonymity.

The copyright to the competition project belongs to the person(s) submitting the project.


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