Social Housing Revolution: Workshop & Competition

The organizers of workshop aim to teach participants a creative method of doing free-for-all architecture with the minimum construction budget.

Category Open to Students / Project Competition
Type International, Project, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Housing
Country Yaroslavl, Russia
Registration Deadline 29 April 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 April 2012 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility All

Description
The organizers of workshop aim to teach participants a creative method of doing free-for-all architecture with the minimum construction budget. A series of lectures will be read during the workshop. Such hot questions will be raised up and discussed as - the combination of uniqueness and massness of architecture, the low budget and quality of a product, the professional dialogue with the customer of middle class and with the low income, the compromise between an architect and a customer as a key issue of architecture and form finding/morphogenesis.
Within the holding of workshop, the action which does not have any analogs in Russia will be spent - the construction of the sample of the house in real time; with step-by-step analysis of each constructive and architectural decision with the participants of workshop.
All participants of the workshop will make impressive common theoretical and practical work with the house of new typology as a result. The final lecture will be read in this new house of social availability.
The unique teaching materials and rare movies will be used during the workshop, but the main invaluable thing you will get is experience of creation the house «From zero» with the minimum construction budget.
In the run-up of the workshop a competition among the students-architects in Yaroslavl and other interested professionals will be held. The goal is to design a house-"minimum".
Ten best works will be exhibited and discussed in the workshop; the authors of the most striking works will be awarded with prizes from the sponsors, an opportunity to present  your creative methods in front of the audience and be published on the websites of the organizers and media partners. Final results of the competition and the 3 best works will be determined by a vote on the final day of the workshop.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
Exhibition and Publication

Entry Fee
None

Entries
No more than on 5 sheets of A3 size

Timetable
Workshop in Yaroslavl, Russia: May, 1-9, 2012

Organizer
Chaos Research Center

Official Website
http://cih.ru/j2/p53b.html