SAIE Selection 2011

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

Category Award / Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Award, Age Restriction and Students , Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Sustainability
Country Bologna, Italy
RegDeadline 3 September 2011 GoogleCal iCal
3 September 2011 (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

An international panel chaired by architect Mario Cucinella (Mario Cucinella Architects) composed of international well-known architecture specialists.

The top rated participants from each category (4 young architects + 4 students) : Iinvitation to Bologna at Saie and Opportunity to present their winning project in the framework of a workshop lead by architect Mario Cucinella
The second and third rated projects from each category (16 in total): Exhibition located in Centro Servizi SAIE

Entry Fee

- Description(max. 4000 characters) of two 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 three A3 format sheets

English or Italian

The SAIE International Building Exhibition: from October 5 to October 8, 2011 in Bologna (Italy)

Past winners

BolognaFiere, Archi-Europe

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