1st: Väre, Verstas Architects, Helsinki, Finland / Väinö Nikkilä, Jussi Palva, Architect M.Sc. SAFA, Riina Palva, Architect M.Sc. SAFA and Ilkka Salminen, Architect M.Sc. SAFA with assistants and specialists
2nd: 492700 Leap, by Esa Ruskeepää Architects Ltd, Helsinki, Finland
3rd: stay strong sweetie, Luis Martínez Santa-María, Madrid, Spain
The purchased entries
AINOA by Lahdelma & Mahlamäki Architects, Helsinki, Finland
HIPSTERKASBAH by ALA Architects, Helsinki, Finland
NOLLI by Allies and Morrison Architects, London, United Kingdom
The Butterfly Effect, ma0 / emmeazero studio d´architectura, Rome, Italy
ARTery, PO 2 ARCHITECTS, Madrid, Spain
TAHBAJP, MOXON ARCHITECTS, London, United Kingdom
A*, Tuomo Siitonen, Helsinki, FInland
0073, OOZE Architects, Rotterdam, Netherlands
STUDIO CLOUD, Manuel David Romero Rodriguez, Salamanca, Spain
|Category||Project Competition / Competition Result|
|Type||International, Project, Open, Two-Stage|
|RegDeadline||10 August 2012 GoogleCal iCal|
|10 August 2012|
Aalto University Properties Ltd is organising an open international competition for the design of the Otaniemi central campus area. The competition is divided into two phases.
Phase 1 Competition assignment consists of designing a lively central campus area for the use of Aalto University and the whole Otaniemi science and research community.
A competition jury will select approximately six best proposals for Phase 2, in which the competitors will design the new building(s) to be constructed in the area. The second phase is scheduled to start in November 2012.
The purpose of Phase 1 of the competition is to design an attractive, lively centre for the campus area. The floor area to be located in the competition area is between 48 000 - 52 000 m2 (gross floor area). Additionally, a complementary building area of 8 000 m2 is indicated to be located on the site of VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland.
The competition task in Phase 2 is to produce a more detailed functional design for the buildings. The buildings will primarily be used by Aalto University. The School of Arts, Design and Architecture (ARTS) will use the majority of the spaces.
Helena Hyvönen, Dean, Professor (chair person);
Tuula Teeri, President of Aalto University; Turkka
Keinonen, Professor; Aija Staffans, Architect,
Johan Celsing, Architect, Professor, Stockholm;
Elina Tenho, Arch. student (student member)
Each candidate qualifying for Phase 2 will receive 20,000 EUR as soon as an approved Phase 2 entry has been received.
The rest of the prize sum, 180,000 EUR, will be distributed as follows:
1st prize, 60,000 EUR
2nd prize, 45,000 EUR
3rd prize, 30,000 EUR
and at least three purchases of , 15,000 EUR each
Result of Phase 1: November 2012
Aalto University Properties Ltd