Piranesi Prix de Rome 2010 - Designing Archeology

We establish an international call for built projects on the issues of the requalification of the archaeological cultural heritage and in particular for the architecture for archaeological sites and for communication (graphic) design for its cultural heritage.

Category Award
Type International, Award, Open, Two-Stage, Onymous
Genre Renovation
Country Rome, Italy
RegDeadline 30 June 2010 GoogleCal iCal
30 June 2010 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All
Target Field a) Projects originating between 1985 and 1999, b) Projects originating between 2000 and 2010

The call is integral to the VIII Edition of the Piranesi_Prix de Rome, which will take place in Rome and Villa Adriana from the 28th of August to the 11th of September 2010 and is also tied directly to the International Conference “New Museography, Strategic Design and Requalification of Archeological Cultural Heritage” which will be held in Rome, at the Auditorium of the Museum of the Ara Pacis on the 31thof August and 1st of September, 2010, at which venue, the selected projects will be presented.
The Call for Projects, operative within the disciplinary registry of the International Seminar on Museography at Villa Adriana called Piranesi_Prix de Rome, is open to all design professionals or design studios that, individually or in association, have had built architectural projects that have had, as an essential part of their design program, the improvement of the use, accessibility, legibility, and general requalification of archeological heritage. Archeological cultural heritage is understood here and conventionally, as all architecture built up to and including the XIV Century.

Luca Basso Peressut (professor)
Romolo Martemucci (professor)
Pier Federico Caliari (professor)
Amedeo Schiattarella (President of the Ordine Degli Architetti di Roma)
A representative from the Soprintendenza per i Beni Culturali del Comune di Roma

Exhibition and Publication

Entry Fee

A3 boards (a maximum of 10 pages plus the cover page and a rigid board at the end) and a CD containing digital datas

Submission Address
Accademia Adrianea di Architettura e ArcheologiaOnlus
Piazza del Collegio Romano n° 1B
Roma, 00186

Final date for submission for selected projects: 30 JUL 2010
Conference and Presentation of the projects in competition and exhibit: 31 AUG-01 SEP 2010
Exhibit of projects at Casa dell’Architettura, Roma: 01-06 SEP 2010
Exhibit of projects at Scuderie Estensi, Tivoli: 07-11 SEP 2010
Committee (Jury) meeting and awarding of the Piranesi_Prix de Rome: 09 SEP 2010
Exhibit ends: 12 SEP 2010

The Accademia Adrianea for Architecture and Archeology, the Facoltà di Architettura e Società del Politecnico di Milano, the Pantheon Institute, Rome, the Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali e Comunicazione of the Municipality of Rome, the Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali of the Municipality of Tivoli, Order of Architects of Rome

Official Website