Trimo Urban Crash 2013


Project SHIFT made by Manus Leung and Kacper Krywult from Faculty of Built Environment at University of New South Wales, Australia. SHIFT was also awarded second place by jury.

Jury winner award and second overall place goes to a group of students Jorge Lopez Sacristan, Christina Codjambopoulo, Beatriz Gomez Martin, Jorge Lopez Sacristan, Sara Rebollo from Köln Fachhochschule mentored by Eva-Maria Pape. Their project, under the competition-entry name JCSB0 was awarded the most points by the expert jury.

The public vote winner award goes to a group of students Ignacio Chavero García, Roberto Baños Pantoja, Alvaro Borrego Plata from ETSA Sevilla, Spain.Their project CG2BP received the biggest number of votes in the public vote procedure.

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The aim is to encourage aspiring designers of urban space towards a bolder, more ambitious approach towards understanding architecture and its place in the larger urban environment.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Project, Students, Single-Stage , Anonymous
Genre Architecture, Transportation
Country Slovenia
RegDeadline 31 January 2013 GoogleCal iCal
31 January 2013 (via Online)
Eligibility Students of architecture and design

The theme of the architectural building is a self-sufficient Bike Base designed as a sustainable building consisting of a maximum of three Trimo modular units. It has to connect the following components through its form and purpose:
- A meeting point for cyclists, a place for refreshment and rest,
- Servicing bicycles and electrical bicycles,
- Free wireless internet connection,
- Charging batteries for computers, mobile phones,
- Charging for electrical bicycles and motorcycles
The architectural facility has to represent an original work by the author and has to serve public purpose. Students shall envisage and propose added content and micro-location themselves.

Adam Kalkin, Artist and Architect, USA
Michael Stacey RIBA FRSA, Professor at the University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Jure Kotnik, Architect, Slovenia
Angela Van Der Kloof, Mobility Consultant, The Netherlands
Janez Koželj, Vice Mayor of Ljubljana and Professor at the Faculty of Architecture Ljubljana, Slovenia
Ron Fitch, Designer, TRIMO UK, United Kingdom
Wojtek Nowak, Winner of the 2011 Trimo Urban Crash competition (with Martynika Bielawska), Poland
Maja Lapajne, Marketing Director, TRIMO Group, Slovenia
Mitja Vovko, Architect, TRIMO Group, Slovenia

The First Prize: Realization of the winning project in Ljubljana and an All-expense paid summer school
The Shortlisted authors: a Summer workshop at an acclaimed school of architecture in Slovenia and Publication

Entry Fee

A short text with the explanation/presentation of the solution (up to 1000 characters)
2- 5 files in .pdf format A3

Past winners

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