Building Utopia

Building Utopia is an international visualization and design challenge. Using the provided scene, KitBash3D assets and the Chaos Group Vantage software, submit your animated vision of Utopia. You have the entire center island ready for development!
Winners Announced!


1st place

Yi Xiang

2nd place

Cheng Lei

3rd place

Dariele Polinar

The competition

Building Utopia is an international competition providing designers, artists, and innovators whether student, professional, or enthusiast, with a platform to showcase their work to a global audience.
The competition celebrates the best work being done using Chaos Vantage, Chaos Group’s ground-breaking application for 100 percent real-time ray-tracing rendering; NVIDIA RTX™ GPUs; and the highest quality 3D models from KitBash3D.
  • CGarchitect account

    To enter the contest, you’ll need a CGarchitect account to submit your 30-60 second animation in QuickTime MOV or MP4 format. Submissions must be rendered with Chaos Group’s Vantage software using assets provided by KitBash3D.
    Find more in FAQs
  • Selection process

    A jury will select the top ten winning scenes based on their creativity in the use of materials, overall originality, narrative, use of lighting, and cinematography.
    View the judges
  • Get started


KitBash3D assets

To enter the competition participants must use these assets.
Download (~6GB)


1st place

Lenovo ThinkPad P15
+ KitBash3D and Chaos prizes

2nd place

Quadro RTX 8000
+ KitBash3D and Chaos prizes

3rd place

Quadro RTX 6000
+ KitBash3D and Chaos prizes


These are the elements of the jury that will select the top ten winning scenes, get to know them!
Kevin Margo Photo

Kevin Margo

Chris Ruffo Photo

Chris Ruffo

Carlos Cristerna Photo

Carlos Cristerna

Darren Butler Photo

Darren Butler

Christopher Nichols Photo

Christopher Nichols

Chaos Group


Are you ready to build utopia?

Join the competition