Redesign the World competition terms and conditions

1. General

The organiser of the competition is Dezeen Limited of 8 Orsman Road, London, N1 5QJ, United Kingdom (Dezeen). Dezeen is the world's most popular architecture and design magazine and provides content related to the architecture, interiors and design industries, as well as supplying recruitment advertising via its Dezeen Jobs website and organising the Dezeen Awards programme.


2. The competition

2.1 Dezeen's Redesign the World competition calls for new ideas to redesign planet Earth to ensure it remains habitable long into the future. Entrants are asked to rethink what the planet looks like and how it works and present their concept using Epic Games' architectural visualisation tool Twinmotion.

3. How to enter

3.1 The competition will run from 11:00 BST on 28 July 2021 (the "Opening Date") to 23:59 BST on 15 September 2021 (the "Closing Date") inclusive.
3.2 All competition entries must be received by Dezeen by no later than 23:59 BST on the Closing Date. All competition entries received after the Closing Date are automatically disqualified.
3.3 Enter the competition online by submitting to the online entry form available at by the Closing Date. No other method of submitting entries will be submitted.
3.4 Dezeen will not accept responsibility for competition entries that are incorrectly submitted regardless of cause, including, for example, as a result any equipment failure, technical malfunction, systems, satellite, network, server, computer hardware or software failure of any kind.
3.5 Dezeen's decision as to whether an entrant (or their entry) is eligible for this competition is final and we are not obliged to provide any reasons for disqualification.
3.6 By submitting a competition entry, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree with any of the terms and conditions, do not take part.

4. Jury

4.1 Entries will be judged by a jury comprising Marcus Fairs, editor-in-chief and founder of Dezeen, and Belinda Ercan, Twinmotion product marketing and strategy at Epic Games, alongside a selection of industry experts that will be announced on Dezeen in August.
4.2 The decision of the jury will be final.

5. Eligibility

5.1 Entrants must be over the age of 18 to enter. The competition is free to enter and all applicants over the age of 18 are invited to participate, regardless of whether they are professional designers and architects, non-designers, students or teams.
5.2 Entrants may enter more than one design, if they wish. However, entrants will need to fill out and submit a separate entry form for each design they submit.
5.3 Dezeen reserves the right to disqualify an entry if it becomes apparent that a submission is inaccurate or if Dezeen or the jury have any uncertainty about the integrity of the entry.
5.3 In entering the competition, you confirm that you are eligible to do so and eligible to claim any prize you may win. Dezeen may require you to provide proof that you are eligible to enter the competition.
5.4 Dezeen reserves all rights to disqualify you if your conduct is contrary to the spirit or intention of the prize competition.
5.5 All submissions must include an image and video of the concept created using Epic Games' architectural visualisation tool Twinmotion.

6. Submission requirements

6.1 Entrants must submit their entry via the form available at, together with the following information:

(a) name of the proposal;
(b) written explanation of your proposal (up to 500 words);
(c) a video (maximum 30 seconds) made using Twinmotion;
(d) one still image created in Twinmotion.

7. The prizes

7.1 The prizes are supplied by Epic Games via Dezeen and will be awarded to the entrants of the top 15 designs (the "Finalists") as follows:
(a) £5,000 for the first-placed design (the "Winner");
(b) £2,500 for the second-placed design;
(c) £1,500 for the third-placed design; and
(d) £500 for the 12 remaining designs selected as Finalists.
7.2 The prizes are not negotiable or transferable.
7.3 The prizes may be subject to additional terms and conditions imposed by Dezeen or Epic Games.

8. Finalist and winner announcements

8.1 The 15 Finalists of the competition and the overall Winner will be announced on in November 2021 (Announcement Date).
8.2 The decision of the judges nominated by Dezeen is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
8.3 Dezeen will contact the Finalists to inform them personally ahead of the Announcement Date, using the telephone number or email address provided with the competition entry.

9. Claiming the prize

9.1 Dezeen will make reasonable efforts to contact the Finalists. If a Finalist cannot be contacted or is not available, or has not claimed their prize within 30 days of the Announcement Date, Dezeen reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant selected from the correct entries that were received before the Closing Date.
9.2 Dezeen does not accept any responsibility if you are not able to take up the prize.

10. Limitation of liability

10.1 Insofar as is permitted by law, Dezeen, its agents or distributors will not in any circumstances be responsible or liable to compensate the Finalists or accept any liability for any loss, damage, personal injury or death occurring as a result of taking up the prize except where it is caused by the negligence of Dezeen, its agents or distributors or that of their employees. Your statutory rights are not affected.

11. Ownership of competition entries and intellectual property rights

11.1 You will retain ownership of all intellectual property rights in your entry, but you agree to grant Dezeen and Epic Games a perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable licence to use it for publicity, marketing or advertising purposes including the right to:

11.1.1 edit or modify your entry (including resizing, adjusting the colour and adding elements such as text);
11.1.2 adapt it or incorporate it into other materials;
11.1.3 sub-licence it to third parties or companies in our group;
11.1.4 republish it (or any version modified in the way described above) on any media anywhere in the world.

11.2 You confirm that your entry:
11.2.1 is your own original work and does not breach any third party's intellectual property rights;
11.2.2 is not defamatory, offensive, threatening, discriminatory, distasteful, pornographic or illegal;
11.2.3 can be submitted to us and used without breaching any contractual obligation to any person; and
11.2.4 does not contain anything which may be confidential or commercially sensitive.

11.3 You agree to keep Dezeen and Epic Games fully indemnified from any third party claims or threats of claims that arise as a result of a breach of clause 11.2 (whether actual or purported).
11.4 You agree to promptly execute and deliver such documents and perform such acts as may be required for the purpose of giving full effect to these terms and conditions and in particular clauses 11.1 and 11.2 above if so required.

12. Data protection and publicity

12.1 By uploading your entry at you agree that we will store the entry materials on our database for up to 12 months. Your data will be only accessed by employees of Dezeen and Epic Games, as well as PR company Caro Communications and the appointed judges.
12.2 Dezeen will only process your personal information as set out in the competition privacy policy, which is available at

13. General

13.1 If there is any reason to believe that there has been a breach of these terms and conditions, Dezeen may, at its sole discretion, reserve the right to exclude you from participating in the competition.
13.2 Dezeen reserves the right to hold void, suspend, cancel, or amend the prize competition where it becomes necessary to do so.
13.3 These terms and conditions shall be governed by English law, and the parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England and Wales.
13.4 Dezeen reserves the right to change and/or amend the Terms and Conditions if necessary to achieve its purpose and/or the successful realization of the Redesign the World competition. Dezeen is required to inform the Entrant of any changes and/or amendments in the Participation Agreement immediately.