SAIE Selection 2010

The contest is open to Young architects (under 40) and to Students in architecture and engineering.

Category Idea Competition / Award / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Age Restriction and Students , Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Sustainability
Country Bologna, Italy
Registration Deadline 3 September 2010 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 3 September 2010 (via Online)
Eligibility Young architects (under 40) and to Students in architecture and engineering
Target Field Only projects (not the concepts) realized between 2007 and the date of the entry

All presented projects will have to respect following fundamental parameters:
a. The use of sustainable criteria (referring to life cycle of the project) taking into account efficiency criteria aiming at reaching ‘zero emission’ solutions.
b. Innovative solutions which integrates different materials, technologies, systems or building methods
c. Competitive costs. The costs of the project will include the evaluation of operation and maintenance costs.
The selection will be done on the basis of the main use of one of these 4 building category:
1. Metal & Glass
2. Brick
3. Wood
4. Concrete

International well-known architecture specialists, chaired by architect Mario Cucinella

Young architects category:
- The winners of the project in each category (4): Invitation in Bologna at the Saie exhibition
- The second and third classified projects (8): Exhibition
Students category:
- The best 3 projects in each of the 4 categories (12 in total): Invitation to take part in the workshop ‘Integrate with energy’ held by architect Cucinella

Entry Fee

- Description(max. 4000 characters) of 2 A4 sheets(applicants who wish to present the project in Italian can use 2 more A4 sheets)
- Graphic presentation in 2D and/or 3D shown in max 3 A3 format sheets

English or Italian

The SAIE International Building Exhibition: from October 27 to October 30, 2010 in Bologna (Italy)

Past winners

BolognaFiere, Archi-Europe

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