Design A Beautiful House Free International Design Competition

This competition aims to generate new ideas and proposals for the construction and delivery of a new house and its setting on a former site for a golf course.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Housing
Country London, UK
Registration Deadline 30 September 215 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 20 October 2015 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

Description
Designers are asked to think beyond the function of habitation and to consider beauty and aesthetics to enhance the experience if its users. As the project is intended to be constructed beyond the stage of this initial competition, it will also be judged on the relationship of the house to its site and creative response to its constraints.
The proposals should seek to be aesthetically pleasing, enhanced through design concepts and material use amongst other considerations. Proposals should also be considerate to its context. It is imperative that whilst each submission should embody a form of beauty, they should also address its capability of adapting for the changing needs of its users.
‘A Beautiful House’ will be inhabited by a family of 7, to include 4 adults and 3 children, it will also need to accommodate guests. The below quotations highlight a selection of their differing and specific needs. The full brief and competition criteria can be downloaded after registration.

Jury
Fokke Moerel (MVRDV), Architect
Neil Porter (Gustafson Porter), Landscape Architect
Anonymous, Owner of the Site
Mick Finch (Central Saint Martins), Fine Art Academic
Ed Hollis, Writer and Designer
(BWi)Competitions Consultant

Prize
£25,000

Entry Fee
None

Entries
A board of no more than 10Mb
Two publicity images

Timetable
Winners Announcement: 20 October 2015

Organizer
BW International

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