New Ocean Platform Prison


カテゴリ アイディアコンペ / 学生が参加できるコンペ
タイプ International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
ジャンル Prison
開催地 Pacific Ocean
登録締切日 18 February 2013 (See "Entry Fee" below) GoogleCal iCal
提出締切日 22 February 2013 (via Online) GoogleCal
応募資格 All

The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Prison afloat the Pacific Ocean, using an oil Platform as a reference structure. The design of this new Platform will include all the facilities a prison may need including cells, exercise yard, etc.. with a design that still facilitates human rights within the deemed confinement.
The architecture of this new building should reflect contemporary design tendencies, standing out for its uniqueness as a prison.
This competition hopes to achieve the following:
- To investgate new direction and functionality of incarceration including methods of confinement.
- To generate the discussion of ideas regarding the ambiguous role of architecture in relation to the punishment of imprisonment.
- Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing a highly functional piece of architecture with an economic and safety advantages for all.
- Encourage and reward design excellence on a large scale, which integrates function, structure, details, etc within an Ocean environment.
- Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

Not yet announced

1st PRIZE: US$ 3,500
2nd PRIZE: US$ 1,700
3rd PRIZE: US$ 800
There will also be 7 honorable mentions.

Entry Fee
Early Bird Registration: US$ 80 from 08th November to 20th December 2012
Late Registration: US$ 120 from 21st December 2012 to 18th February 2013

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Jury Evaluation: 27th February - 06th March 2013
Announcement of Winners and Publication at 08th March 2013

Past winners


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