ALPi - 1st International Interior Designers Award

This year’s theme “ Living x two” involves drawing up a project of a living space to be developed over a surface area of maximum 70 square metres as a home for two adults who work outside the home.

Category Idea Competition / Award / Open to Students
Type International, Idea and Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Interior
Country Milano, Italy
Registration Deadline 27 February 2009 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 27 February 2009 (Must be Postmarked)
Eligibility Category 1: Professionals of interior design and applied arts etc., Category 2: Students at high schools, universities and academies who study interior design and applied arts
Target Field Candidates in category 1, may participate with works that have already been built in the last two years.

Description
The aim of AIPi, the Italian association of interior designers, is to institutionalise, identify and reappraise the figure of the interior designer. Through this competition, we want to highlight the cultural, creative and technical qualities of the interior designer whose task it is to:
- Identify , research and creatively resolve problems relating to the function of the interior.
- Carry out services relating to interiors that include programming, drawing up the project, taking care of the aesthetics and inspection of the work and using his or her practical skills and specialised knowledge of the creation of interiors, building systems and components, building regulations, equipment, materials and furnishings.
- Prepare the drawings and documents regarding the project for the interior space.
- Improve the quality of life and protect the health, safety and well-being of the public .
These could be : A married couple, An unmarried couple, Two friends, Two people living together for financial reasons. Projects on two levels can be presented.

Jury
The Polytechnic of Milan
The Polytechnic of Turin
The University of Venice
A representative of advertising graphics
A representatives of specialist magazines
A representative for every sponsor
A representative of the board ECIA
A representative of IFI
A representative of AIPi (the President and Project manager)
A representative of ADI
A representative of the world of industry

Prize
Category 1 :
1st prize : a work of art by a contemporary Italian artist and € 1500 expenses
2nd prize : an engraved plaque and € 1500 expenses
3rd prize : an engraved plaque and € 1500 expenses
Category 2 :
1st prize : € 2500 and an engraved plaque
2nd prize : € 2000 and an engraved plaque
3rd prize: € 1500 and an engraved plaque
Moreover, the winner in category 2, will be given the opportunity to follow the realisation of his/her project that will be presented at the international room of ABITARE IL TEMPO 2009.

Entry Fee
25 euro for individual candidates enrolled in category 1
50 euro for groups enrolled in category 1
Individuals and groups in category 2 can participate free of charge.

Entries
2 rigid boards 50x70 and a description (not exceed 3 A4 pages)

Submission Address
Concorso Internazionale per “Interior Designers” presso
AIPi via Borgazzi 4 – 20122 Milano

Timetable
The jury will make their decisions by 3 April 2009.
The prize-giving ceremony: at IL SALONE DEL MOBILE (the furniture showroom) 2009 in Milan

Organizer
Associazione Italiana Progettisti d'interni

Official Website
http://www.aipionline.com/concorso/