Make me a home


Portuguese practice Impromptu Arquitectos have been selected from over 100 entrants who took part in the international 'Make Me a Home' competition.

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The competition invites architects to raise the bar and deliver a new housing typology at Northshore, a £300m redevelopment scheme in Stockton-on-Tees. It is planned that 250 family homes will eventually stand at the site, and the partners want creativity and a concept which will break the mould.

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Housing
Country Stockton-on-tees, UK
Registration Deadline 1 December 2008 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 1 December 2008 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Registered architects or designers in collaboration with other design disciplines


Paul Monaghan, Chair of the judging panel
David Adjaye, Architectural Advisor
Amanda Baillieu, Editor, BD
Neil Schneider, Acting Chief Executive, Stockton Borough, Council
Joe Docherty, Chief Executive, Tees Valley, Regeneration
Jonathan Falkingham, Urban Splash
Simon Gawthorpe, Urban Splash
Dan Needham, Muse Developments
Matt Crompton, Muse Developments
Emma Speight, One North East
Chris Munro, English Partnerships
Ray Hudson, University of Durham

The shortlist will be invited for an interview and each will receive £2,000 +VAT honorarium.
The winner or winners will win the commission to work with the Northshore Development Partnership Ltd to deliver the scheme.

Entry Fee

two A1 lightweight boards along with a 1:50 working model of a typical house

Deadline for questions: 12 Noon, 13 October 2008
Reponses to questions: 17 October 2008
Shortlist announced: Early January 2009
Exhibition of Shortlist & Entries: Early Jan 2009 (tbc)
Shortlist interviews: End Jan 2009
Winner announced: Early Feb 2009

How to Enter
If you want to Make me a Home you have to register with the RIBA Competitions Office who will send you a beautiful brief which will tell you more about the what's, who's, where's and when's of the competition and an official declaration form. Your entry will not be valid unless you send this form with your submission.

For more information contact the RIBA Competitions Office, or to register for this competition and receive an official declaration form; not forgetting the beautiful brief, send a £50.00 cheque payable to 'RIBA Competitions Office' to:

RIBA Competitions Office
6 Melbourne Street
Tel: +44 (0)113 234 1335
Fax: +44 (0)113 246 0744

The Northshore Development Partnership Ltd, Urban Splash, Muse Developments, RIBA

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