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Result

245 proposals from 41 countries were submitted and reviewed by the Jury
Committee between September 11th - 14th 2009 at OLIAROS’ premises in Athens, of which 242 complied with the competition rules.

Winner
18 steps
João Prates Ruivo, Raquel Maria Oliveira / João Prates Ruivo & Raquel Maria Oliveira, Greece

Finalists
Coordinate housing system
Masamichi Kawakami,Yautaka Onari, Shinozaki / 101design, Japan

Party Wall
Florian Idenburg, Ioannis Kandyliaris, Ilias Papageorgiou / Solid Objectives - Idenburg Liu, United States

Urban Encounters
Marieke (Maria Antonia) Kums, Dirk Peters / The Netherlands

Urban Airgap
Makoto Tanijiri, Ryo Otsuka, Yuko Fukuma, Sachio Inagami, Keisuke Katayama / Suppose Design Office, Japan

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Overview

OLIAROS, a young property development company, is calling architects up to 35 years old to submit proposals for the construction of a student housing unit in Kerameikos and Metaxourgeio (KM), an area in the historic centre of Athens, Greece. The aim of the competition is to encourage creativity among the next generation of designers while supporting architectural research and the implementation of contemporary architecture projects in Greece. The competition seeks to elicit designs which explore new ideas on urbanism and rethink existing housing models for communities.

Category Competition Result / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Restricted, Two-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Housing
Country Athens, Greece
Registration Deadline 7 September 2009 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 7 September 2009 (Must be Received)
Eligibility Architects under the age of 35

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Building Programme
Participating architects should elaborate on the building programme by taking the following into account:

- The proposed site is a 200 m2 plot at 34 Marathonos Street.
- The housing unit should be capable of hosting 18 students in 440 m2 of primary use and comply with the area building code (see - “ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING REQUIREMENTS” in the DOCUMENTS section of the competition website, www.upto35.com).
- The construction budget is €1200 per primary buildable m2 and €850 per secondary m2.
- A general plan with a viral-type development scenario is required. The specifications of the empty • plots adjacent to the proposed site are provided (see “ARCHITECTURAL AND PLANNING REQUIREMENTS” in the DOCUMENTS section of the competition website, www.upto35.com).

Jury
Bjarke Ingels, Principal of BIG
Andreas Kourkoulas, Assistant Professor, School of Architecture, National Technical University of Athens, Kokkinou-Kourkoulas Architectural Office
Marcel Meili, ETH Studio Basel, Contemporary City Institute, Principal of Marcel Meili, Markus Peter Architekten, Zürich
Iasson Tsakonas, Managing Director, OLIAROS Property Development
Yoshiharu Tsukamoto, Associate Professor, Dr. Eng. Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Yorgos Tzirtzilakis, Assistant Professor, University of Thessaly, Department of Architecture
Elia Zenghelis, Architect and Educator

Prize
- Participants invited to the second stage shall receive an honorarium of €3000
- The final winner will be awarded €10,000 and commissioned to undertake the project for a fixed fee of €30,000

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Two presentation sheets in ISO A1 portrait format (594 x 675 mm), etc.

Submission Address
OLIAROS SA
UPTO35 competition
Myllerou 22
10436 Athens
Greece

Timetable
Selection of five finalists: 9-10 September 2009
Interviews with the five finalists: 11-13 September 2009
Announcement of the awards: 1 October 2009

Organizer
OLIAROS

Official Website
http://www.upto35.com/

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