Competition open to redesign Game of Thrones' castles, palaces

Competition open to redesign Game of Thrones' castles, palaces
HBO produced Game of Thrones.
Published: 27 May 2019 - 3:45 a.m.
In keeping with the theme of HBO’s popular American TV series Game of Thrones — adapted to screen from the George RR Martin book series— the series finale of which aired 19 May, not-for-profit organisation Non Architecture announced a competition named GOT 2020 inviting fans and designers to show their skills off by redesigning the show’s castles, fortresses, and palaces with contemporary timelines at their heart.

The competition will open on 1 June, with the submission deadline set for 31 July.

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Winners will receive $1,680 for their submission, and entrants registered to previous Non Architecture competitions Dying and Redraw will be able to pre-register before the rest of the world by contacting the company at

As part of the announcement, Non Architecture said that the competition would give participants the freedom to design and represent the style, scale, and location of the project.

The GOT 2020 competition will be open to everyone, working in groups or individually.

Having premiered worldwide on April 2011, Game of Thrones powered through with its Season 1 finale by attracting more than three million viewers.

The series finale, directed by the show’s creators David Benioff and DB Weiss, attracted more than 13 million viewers despite mixed audience reaction, ending the show on a high note.

Benioff and Weiss are now working on writing and producing a new Star Wars trilogy.

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