Rooftops - Why Not?

Roofs are spaces on the way of desertification. - Do the rooftops deserve any usage? This competition requires a functional and architectural consideration of any kind of roofs (flat roofs, sloped, gabled, rooftops... on towers, houses, blocks, urban centers ...)

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Urban
Country
Registration Deadline 8 January 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 29 January 2012 GoogleCal
Eligibility All

Description
Roofs are spaces on the way of desertification.
- Do the rooftops deserve any usage?
This competition requires a functional and architectural consideration of any kind of roofs (flat roofs, sloped, gabled, rooftops... on towers, houses, blocks, urban centers ...)
The management of the space, usage, program or other new possibilities, are the main factors.

- What uses are more convenient for a rooftop?
- Which roofs are more interesting?
- Who will be the user?
- Where should it be located?
- How large should it be?

Location: The project is located necessarily on a rooftop or any kind of roofs anywhere in the world.
Uses: it is accepted any type of use and program (social, energetic, productive, commercial ...) looking for enriching and creative approaches.
Size: the size of the proposal is voluntary from an ephemeral action point to a complex net of interventions.
The proposal should not be under planning regulations, unless the project demands it.

Jury
Enrique Pujana
Diego García Setién
Roberta Sartori
Carlos Jimenez
ISMOF contest winner

Prize
1st Prize: € 2300
+ Published in magazines, on websites / blogs architecture
+ Member of the jury in the next contest

2nd Prize: € 600
+ Published in magazines, on websites / blogs architecture

3rd Prize: € 300
+ Published in magazines, on websites / blogs architecture

10 Honorable Mentions
Published on websites / blogs architecture

Entry Fee
August 22, 2011 / October 16, 2011 38€
October 17, 2011 / November 20, 2011 58€
November 21, 2011 / January 8, 2012 80€

Timetable
Announcement of Winners: Ends February 2012

Organizer
ContestA

Official Website
http://www.internationalcontesta.com/2010/08/architecture-competition_07.html