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November, 2011

  1. Social Housing Revolution: competition and workshop

    November 20, 2011 by architectural competitions

    COMPETITION & WORKSHOP
    THEME: Social Housing
    PLACE: Yaroslavl, Russia
    DATE: May, 1-9, 2012
    CONSTRUCTION BUDGET: 9000 $
    MORE INFO: http://cih.ru/j2/p53b.html

    In May of 2012, from 1st till 9th, in Yaroslavl, in a picturesque place on the bank of a pond, not far from the Volga-river an architectural bureau “Narodnij architektor” and an information portal www.cih.ru, with the support of the department of Architecture of Yaroslavl State Technical University will spend WORKSHOP devoted to a social architecture and innovative approaches to the typology of modern habitation.

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

    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.

    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.


  2. Water Park Slide Design

    November 13, 2011 by architectural competitions

    About Slide Design:

    Be “The Designer” of the coolest new water park attraction in town.

    “We are looking for Architects and Designers with fresh new talent, to design a truly beautiful new water park attraction.”

    Slide Design is a brand new Architecture and design competition concept. Aimed at Architects, Landscape Architects, Artists, Engineers and Designers of all backgrounds.

    To give fresh new talent the opportunity to design and build a new outdoor water Park slide attraction. The opportunity to win $20,000 and a Design contract to build the architectural creation in Dubai.

    This is a stage one Concept development Proposal request (CDP), and winners will work with our dedicated Engineering team at the office or via internet communication thereafter in stage-(2). Upon successful completion of this second stage the commission for the project will stand at 9% of the building cost.

    This is an exciting opportunity to Design the next super-water creation. And truly put something beautiful into the world of water parks and in the field of water slide design.

    Register you Team or individual Registration @ http://www.slidedesigncompetition.com/registration

    Contact : Info@slidedesigncompetition.com
    James@slidedesigrncompetition.com

    Registration Deadline: February 29th.
    Submission Deadline: March 31st.

    Entry $50

    Jury Wild Wadi.

    http://www.slidedesigncompetition.com