3rd Advanced Architecture Contest


708 proposals from 116 countries

First Prize
- HUBS designed by Sergio Castillo Tello and María Hernández Enríquez from Spain
- WATER FUEL designed by Rychiee Espinosa and Seth Mcdowell from the United States

4 Honourable Mentions
- "Massive Urban Recycling-Plastered Stadium", designed by Adrian Garcia from Mexico
- SKY CITY designed by Victor Kirillow from Russia
- RECIPROCITY designed by Jason Butz from the United States
- MOBILIZING VILLAGES designed by Do Trung Kien from Vietnam

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SELF-SUFFICIENT CITYというテーマのもとに開催されるアイディアコンペ。21世紀の住環境をどうしたいのか。アイディアを持ち寄り、みんなで真剣に考えるコンペ。

カテゴリ アイディアコンペ / 学生が参加できるコンペ / コンペ結果
タイプ International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage
ジャンル Architecture, Urban
開催地 Barcelona
登録締切日 28 September 2009 GoogleCal iCal
提出締切日 28 September 2009 (via Online)
応募資格 All

Mayors and former mayors
Jordi Hereu, mayor of Barcelona
Jaime Lerner, former mayor of Curitiba and former president of the IUA

Architecture Schools
Brett Steele, director of the Architectural Association (London, UK)
Stan Allen, director of the Princeton School of Architecture (Princeton, NJ, USA)
Bob Somol, director of the School of Architecture at the University of Illinois Chicago (Chicago, IL, USA)

Yung Ho Chang (Beijing, China)
Snøhetta (Oslo, Norway)
J. M. Lin (Taipei, Taiwan)
Aaron Betsky (Cincinnati, USA)
Bostina Vuga (Ljubljana, Slovenia)

Neil Gershenfeld, physicist (MIT, Cambridge, MA, USA)
Michael Slitch, engineer (Germany)
Salvador Rueda, ecologist (Barcelona, Spain)
Alejandro Gutierres (Ove Arup, London)
Bigas Luna, film director (Spain)

Vicente Guallart, Director of the Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia.
Lucas Cappelli, Director of the Advanced Architecture Contest.
Willy Müller, Co-director, Master in Advanced Architecture
Marta Malé-Alemany, Co-director, Master in Advanced Architecture
Areti Makopoulu, Coordinator, Master in Advanced Architecture

Representative of HP
Representative of the Spanish Ministry of Housing
Representative of Generalitat de Catalunya
Representative of Actar

The three teams leaders will receive cash prizes, and a one-year grant to take the Master in Advanced Architecture at IAAC and research in greater depth the manufacture of self-sufficient architecture.

All of the projects selected will be featured in a special book produced in conjunction with the ACTAR publishing house. Click here to see past edition book

1st Prize: 3,000 € + HP printer + Master in Advanced Architecture (value 12.500,00 €)
2nd Prize: 2,000 € + HP printer + Master in Advanced Architecture (value 12.500,00 €)
3rd Prize: 1,000 € + HP printer + Master in Advanced Architecture (value 12.500,00 €)

Entry Fee

Three (3) A-3 panels

Announcement of the results: November 15th 2009

Past winners

Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and HP

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