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  • Do we have to select one particular disaster and area of application or we are looking at a module that can fit in any affected area?
    We are looking for a module that can actually fit in any kind of disaster affected area as per the requirements given in the competition brief.
  • Is the design project should be cosidered more like a temporary structure or permanent building?
    The project should be considered as a temporary structure, as it will be a module and can be transported to other disaster sites if required.
  • What about the services and toilets in a temporary shelter?
    Being a temporary shelter that must be quickly built and functioning, chemical baths or recycling technology can be used.
  • Should we need to design seperate "assistance area"(medical and psychological care areas)?"
    As you know that an emergency can affect a very large number of victims, so it would not be possible to have everyone housed in the assistance area. the victims will stay for short periods according to the needs of the single case and emergency.
  • Is there any height limit for the project?
    There is no height limit as such. Only ground floor is required to avoid structural complications.
  • How many team members are allowed to form a team?
    A team can consists of total three[3] members including the team leader. If you want to register individually, you are most welcome.
  • What is the nature of the competition and is it open for all?
    All Competitions organized by mango architecture are open ideas design competitions with no intentions to execute the proposals submitted in any form. The competitions are open to students, teachers, designers, professionals, and the inspired design community.
  • Are multiple entries allowed for submission? or can we submit multiple projects in one entry?
    Participants are free to submit multiple entries or projects, but each entry must be registered by a separate email ID.
  • How does a team receive their unique registration code?
    All the participants will only receive the unique registration code after completing the registration process. The code will be mailed to your registered email address within 24 hours. If you didn't find the mail, we request you to please check your spam folder of the mailbox before mailing us for the same.
  • Is hand-drawn sheets allowed in the competition?
    Yes, they are allowed, participants can scan and mail them to us at Just follow all the submissions guidelines carefully.
  • Is the competition judged anonymously?
    All entries are reviewed anonymously by the competition jury. Upon registration each team receives a unique registration code, this code is the only mean by which submissions are identified.
  • Can we change/swap team members after the registrations?
    Teams are welcome to add, remove, or swap team members as long as their total members do not exceed three.
  • What should the participants do in case the payment modes are not available in our country?
    We request our participants to send us an e-mail at to get an alternate payment method link. We would send you all the possible payment methods for you to participate. We are already accepting payments from all the countries.
  • Can I have a refund of the registration fee?
    No. As already mentioned in the terms and conditions, reimbursement is not possible under any circumstances.
  • Are we allowed to submit the proposal anytime we want or is there any specific date and time or dealine for the submission?
    All the competitions organized by mango architecture have there specific submission deadline, date and time. But, once you registered and ready with your submission you can submit it on anytime you want. Our submission portal is open 24x7. You will receive a confirmation mail within 24 hours after your mail. If in case you didn't recieve any confirmation from us, please write back to us on
  • Where we can post our submissions?
    Participants are requested to mail there compiled submission files at
  • Didn't find your question?
    We're happy to answer them. E-Mail us at
  • Is there any specific calendar year to register in ATA2023?
    No, there is no specific calendar year to register in ATA2023.
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