lebens(t)räume 2009

The competition invite contestants to submit their visions and solutions developed in line with the principles of universal design and assisted living.

Category Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Students, Age Restriction, Single-Stage
Genre Architecture, Interior, Product
Country Germany
RegDeadline 15 December 2009 GoogleCal iCal
19 January 2009 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility Students of design, architecture or interior design as well as Young designers up until 2 years after graduation

Gone are the days when being "old" equated with being in frail health, heavily dependent on medical care and financially hard up. Today the media portray senior citizens as being in the prime of life. Elderly people enjoy a high life expectancy and are highly mobile. They are avid consumers, and have the purchasing power to back it up. Nevertheless, life in advanced years, e.g. from 70 onward, has its own special framework.
In the category of universal design these draft projects should be designed for use by the largest number of people possible, with all their varying capabilities and qualifications. The watchword here is design for everyone, as opposed to merely "design for the elderly". In the category assisted living, the draft projects should be conceived of classical helping aids, interior designs and buildings for people with varying capabilities and qualifications.
This years competition is devoted to the topic of "life.live.work."

Prof. Fritz Frenkler (f/p-design gmbh, München) and Others (not yet announced)

Totaling 6,000 euros
Exhibition and Publication

Entry Fee

Project concept (a maximum of 2,000 words) and 3 to 6 Presentation posters in A3 format and Digital data on the CD-Rom

Submission Address
Kühne + Nagel (AG & Co.) KG
lebens(t)räume 2009
Karlsruher Strasse 4
30880 Laatzen

Award winners ceremony: March 24, 2009
Exhibition: March 26-26, 2009

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