The Prize "Sustainable Architecture" Fassa Bortolo 2009

Result

WORKS REALIZED

Winner
26 social housing dwellings
Solinas Verd Arquitectos

Special Mentions
Elm Park Low Energy Mixed-Use Development
Bucholz McEvoy Architects

Alternative Economy City In The Ex Slaughterhouse In Rome
Cupelloni Luciano

Elemental Iquique Expanded House
ELEMENTAL

High school building in Dano
Kere-Architecture

Spanish Pavilion for Expo Zaragoza 2008
Mangado & Asociados.S.L.

Shortlisted
• VIVA / CMIA Science Museum inN Bragança
• New primary school in Laion-Novale
• Rijkswaterstaat Zeeland (Dutch Directorate-General of Public Works and Water Management)
• Cork House
• zeroemmissionfactory SOLVIS GmbH
• ETH e-Science Lab, Neubau HIT
• 9 row houses for young people
• EWHA WOMANS University Campus Centre
• La cuna, Casa de playa
• Culture Bunker, East Harbour
• The New CSOB Group Headquarters
• World Wildlife Fund Dutch Headquarters
• Thermal power stations


DEGREE THESIS

Winners ex aequo
S_M_L Residential Building in Malaysia
Andrea Brivio, Davide Conti, Fabio Galli

Live in Paris: high density residential project
Valentino Lucchini, Thomas Lepore, Nicola Losi

Environmental innovation of cultural places: new requirements of sustainability performances for library
Letizia Martinelli

May-Habar school complex
Roberto Pennacchio

Shortlisted
• The path through the park
• Urban sustainable transformation strategy
• Living the bricks factories, proposal for reconverting an industrial archaeology
• Living at the Valencia Harbour: high energy efficiency patio houses
• The mobile office. A research on the modular, contemporary, and eco-friendly architecture

See winning entries...

Overview

The "Sustainable Architecture" Prize aims at spreading the concept of a new architecture that is perfectly adjusted to environment, conceived for the necessities of mankind and able to satisfy the needs of these generations without restricting those of the future ones through the indiscriminate exploitation of the resources and the resulting pollution.

Category Award / Competition Result
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Sustainability
Country Ferrara, Italy
Registration Deadline 31 December 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 31 January 2009 (Must be Postmarked) GoogleCal
Eligibility All
Target Field The project realized and implemented within the past five years, the Degree Thesis in the last 2 years

Description
It is a way of spreading a new culture in the building sector with the twofold aim of creating a new and exclusive meeting point for professionals of the sector as well as making the work of planners and builders well-known, a work resulting from their continuous search for the best balance between the human being and the environment. This initiative, which has been promoted by Fassa Bortolo - a leading company in the production of premixed plasters - and the Architecture Faculty of the University of Ferrara, aims at stimulating innovative solutions in the sector of bio-architecture. The prize will be awarded each year and is devoted to professionals and groups of architects and engineers who have implemented projects of sustainable architecture in the past five years. Furthermore the edition 2007 of the Prize also includes a section devoted to neo-graduates , who can participate with their Degree Thesis.

Jury
The jury will be made up of:
- a Chairman
- two architects famous in this sector;
- a Prof. Arch. of the Architecture Faculty of the University of Ferrara;
- a secretary.

Prize
Works realized by professionals
- An award to the Winner of the “Sustainable Architecture” Prize amounting to Euro 5,000.00.
- Two awards for the Special Mentions amounting to Euro 2,500.00 each.
Projects drawn up for the Degree Thesis
- An award to the Winner of the “Sustainable Architecture” Prize amounting to Euro 4,000.00.
- Two awards for the Special Mentions amounting to Euro 2,000.00 each.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Works realized by professionals:
2 tables in A1 format (a brief curriculum vitae (max. 1,500 characters), a report (max. 3,000 characters), plans etc.) and minimum 5 high-quality pictures
Projects drawn up for the Degree Thesis:
2 tables in A1 format (a brief curriculum vitae (max. 1,500 characters), a report (max. 3,000 characters), plans etc.) and minimum 5 high-quality pictures or pictures of the plastic model

Language
Italian and English

Timetable
Information of the results of the selection: by May 2009

Links
Past winners

Promoter
Fassa Bortolo

Official Website
http://www.premioarchitettura.it/GB/