Archisource Drawing of the Year 2022 Competition | Deadline, January 31, 2023 (23.59 GMT)


Archisource invites students, graduates and alumni to submit their drawings into our free to enter, Drawing of the Year 2022 competition.

The competition has £30,000 worth of prizes to be won, significant international publication and all entries will receive Affinity V2 Universal Licence for free which includes all of Affinity’s creative apps!

In 2021, School of Architecture + Cities student Jake Cripwell was awarded Highly Commended Award in the Environmental category at the Drawing of the Year competition for his drawing titled ‘The Creeping Seaweed Gardens, Fish’s-Eye View’.

Archisource is an architecture and design community of 350,000 with a mission to support and inspire creative builders and thinkers; our fourth annual competition celebrates those that have truly excelled in creating standout works.


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Entry closes 31st January 2023 (23.59 GMT)

The Drawing of the Year 2022 by Archisource is the annual, international, free to enter and open to all drawing competition celebrating the most accomplished imagery and extensive variety of drawings created around the world. The competition has £30,000 worth of prizes with significant international publication, five award categories and numerous commendation awards to be won. This year ALL entries will receive Affinity V2 Universal Licence for FREE!

The competition showcases the diverse varieties, types, styles and functions of imagery created each year. Submissions are open to all disciplines and can be created in any medium or style, however they must convey: architecture, design or the built environment. 

This year’s competition is in partnership with Affinity, the award-winning graphic design, image editing and page layout software used by architects around the world. Affinity is providing all entries with a free Affinity V2 Universal Licence worth £144.99 GBP which includes Affinity Designer 2, Affinity Photo 2 and Affinity Publisher 2 for Mac, iPad and Windows PC.

The widely recognised aspirational awards series celebrates works across the following award categories: the Drawing of the Year Award, Architectural Award in partnership with Bentley’s MicroStation, Environmental Award, Narrative Award and the Visualisation Award. 

Archisource welcomes creatives from all backgrounds and drawings of all types. Whether it be hand-drawn or painted, rendered or collaged, detailed linework or diagrammatic – the judging panel wants to see your creations. Archisource truly believes in the power of drawings and the Drawing of the Year recognises, celebrates and gives a platform to the very best talents across the world.

The mission and purpose of Archisource is to support and unite the creative community at all skill levels, and Archisource is very proud to bring you the biggest and most inclusive competition of its kind. This is a great opportunity to win an incredible array of prizes and also receive fantastic awareness and international exposure of your standout works to the wider architecture and design industries.