The 19th KTA International
Student Design Competition 2022
Departemen Arsitektur Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember (ITS)
10 September 2022 | Surabaya, Indonesia
The International Architectural Student Final Project Competition is an event carried out by the Department of Architecture, Sepuluh Nopember Institute of Technology (ITS), to provide insight for architectural students about design, especially in their Final Project. In addition, this activity is an opportunity for students to present their design works to the public and architectural connoisseurs. Held since 2004 (before was a national competition in Indonesia), it has been attended by many universities from all provinces in Indonesia. In 2022, the Department of Architecture, ITS is committed to continuing this consistency to contribute to architecture students' learning process in the broader community in Asia and worldwide.
The final graduation projects of undergraduate students from Architecture or related disciplines are accepted. Graduated (or expected to graduate) from university not more than one year until the submission deadline is still allowed to participate.
The topic of the final project is the substance of comprehensive learning at the undergraduate level. However, each Final Project Topic focuses on one of the design knowledge. Therefore, in this TA International 2022, the Final Project categorization is based on the International Union of Architects (UIA Accord):
1. Design Studies
Design Theory and Method
Design Procedure and Process
Design Precedent and Architectural Criticism
2. Social Studies
Needs of Society Clients, User
Brief of Needs, Context, Function
Ergonomic, Access, Equity
Codes, Stand Regulation
Architecture and Ethics, Politics, Philosophy
3. Technical Studies
Structure, Material, Construction
Innovative Building Techniques
Technical Process and Integration
Document Specifications and Cost
4. Environmental Studies
Conservation and Waste Management
Sustainable Energy, Passive Systems
Resources and Landscape Plan, Urban Design
Natural Systems and Disaster Management
5. Cultural and Artistic Studies
Historical, Cultural, Precedent (local, world)
Architecture and Fine Arts
Architecture and Other Creative Disciplines
Work Delivery Mechanism
Send your documents in softcopy files consisting of 3 (three) files then combined in *.zip format and upload using the link you will receive after the registration.
Name your file in the format <KTA.zip registration number>. For example, if a participant gets a registration number of 100, the file is named KTA2022-100.zip.
The maximum size of a .zip file is 20 MB.
Participants must upload the following materials:
1. One sheet of A1 layout (841 x 594 mm), vertical layout, in *.pdf format, written in Indonesian or English, 300 dpi. This layout must contain:
Design concept / conceptual idea;
The graphic framework that aims to provide an overview of the project such as floor plans, facades, cuts, perspective renderings;
Participants are free to determine what should be displayed, and the scale chosen is relative.
Enter the registration code in the Arial 11pt font format in the upper right corner.
It is not allowed to include anything that refers to participants, such as name, university origin, etc.
Name the file with the format <A1_No. Registration>. For example, if a participant gets a registration number of 100, the file named as A1_KTA2022-100.pdf.
2. A4 report, vertical layout. This format should provide the following information:
Typology or building function
Main room program
Building area, land area & number of floors
Design concepts include form, space program; room; order; structure, and construction.
Written in English in 300-500 words. It is not allowed to include images in it.
Name the file with the format <A4_No. Registration>. For example, if a participant gets a registration number of 100, the file is named A4_KTA2022-100.pdf.
3. Document drawings. Under the condition:
Participants can submit pictures that represent ideas well, whether a perspective, view, cut, or diagram.
There is no limit on the number of images that can be uploaded.
Each sent file must be named with the format <G_No by image>.
Each image file must be in PNG or JPG format with a resolution of 300 dpi.
Image documents will be used in the publication of the KTA (separate from the judging).
Registration: 1 March - 4 September 2022
Payment: to be announced by email after registration
QnA: 1 March - 4 September 2022
Submission deadline: 4 September 2022
Semi-final judging: 18 September 2022
Final judging: 1 October 2022
NATIONAL (residing in Indonesia)
(Early bird ~June 30) Rp 200.000
(Early bird ~June 30) 20 USD
(Regular) 25 USD
Benefit: Certificate of Participation, Online Exhibition.
Payments can be made by bank transfer in rupiah (IDR) for Indonesian participants.
Bank BNI - Cabang ITS
Virtual Account Code:
Virtual Account Name:
Kompetisi Tugas Akhir (KTA)
Winner (each category): start from 350 USD~ *to be announced
Honorable: Certificate of Appreciation
The jury team will consist of academics and professionals in architecture, affiliated from Indonesia, Japan, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, several other countries.