Call for submissions: Archisource – Drawing of the Year Awards 2024 | Deadline: Sunday, March 17, 2024


“Archisource presents the Drawing of the Year Awards 2024 – the fifth annual, creative imagery Awards – open to all and free to enter! The Awards are the ultimate accolade in visual representations across architecture and design, celebrating the very best imagery created by students and professionals around the world, receiving thousands of entries every year. There is over £100,000 GBP ($127,000 USD) worth of prizes to be won, with the top 250 entries receiving a free Affinity V2 Universal Licence!

2024 marks the fifth year of the aspirational Awards which recognise excellence in image creation, celebrating the diverse visual creations across all styles, typologies and functions. The Awards are open to all disciplines and can be created in any medium or style. Submissions must convey architecture, design or the built environment.

The Drawing of the Year 2024 is brought to you in partnership with Affinity, the award-winning graphic design, image editing and page layout software used by architects and designers around the world. The top 250 entries will receive a free Affinity V2 Universal Licence including Affinity Designer 2, Affinity Photo 2 and Affinity Publisher 2 for Mac, iPad and Windows PC worth £159.99 GBP ($200 USD).

The widely recognised aspirational Awards series celebrates those that have truly excelled in creating standout drawings and imagery. There are six major award categories, focusing on the array of creative processes: the Drawing of the Year Award, Digital Drafting Award supported by Bentley’s MicroStation, Digital Media Award, Hand Drawn Award supported by LEUCHTTURM1917, Mixed Media Award and Visualisation Award supported by Chaos. The Awards are also supported by Vectorworks, Tala Lighting and reMarkable.

With over £100,000 GBP ($127,000 USD) worth of prizes to be won this is one of the biggest prize collections out there! The six Award category winners will win the ultimate studio set up worth up to £12,500 each – including a huge array of software licences, creative tools and studio essentials that every creative needs. In addition the shortlisted entrants will all receive the opportunity to be internationally published by Archisource on their global channels and publications.

In June 2024 we’re also launching our inaugural physical exhibition in Central London, showcasing the very best works. The exhibition will be an exciting opportunity to be displayed amongst some of the best creative talents from around the world.

Celebrating the diverse talents of creatives around the world, 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 aims to recognise, celebrate and give a platform to the very best talents across the world.

We look forward to judging your submissions. Good luck to all! 

Enter by 17th March 2024 at