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Why Should I Enter

Why should I enter?

  • ADR’s 30UNDER30 Architects and Innovators of the Built World is free to enter and offers incredible career development opportunities.
  • Get mentored by the best. Our panel of judges and mentors are experts in their field. Take advantage of their wisdom with over 12 months of mentorship.
  • Build your brand and make yourself unforgettable. Be recognised for your work through amplification via Australian Design Review’s social media channels, in media and through participation in exclusive industry panel events.
  • Who wouldn’t want to win an invitation to attend an incredible 3-day creative retreat where participants embark on a transformative journey of inspiration, collaboration, and growth? Immerse yourself in an environment designed to spark creativity, expand perspectives, and foster deep connections.
  • Have your voice heard! You will be given a safe platform to really express your views. You will be able to speak about the issues you see in your industry and change the culture for the better.
  • Meet like-minded – or different! – peers in your field. It’s a fabulous way to network, brainstorm ideas and make connections that will likely span your career.
  • Get some validation that will help build your confidence and passion for the industry.
  • Sign yourself up for future opportunities that will be only available to the alumni of this program.
  • Bragging rights! See your name in print and show your mum your career is going well.
  • Don’t be shy! We are not looking for perfection, but we are on the hunt for someone who is daring.
  • Invest in yourself now for future opportunities


What’s in it for my employer? Why should my studio support my entry?