Aalto University Properties Ltd is organising an open international competition for the design of the Otaniemi central campus area. The competition is divided into two phases.
Phase 1 Competition assignment consists of designing a lively central campus area for the use of Aalto University and the whole Otaniemi science and research community.
The competition period will be from 5 April to 10 August 2012.
A competition jury will select approximately six best proposals for Phase 2, in which the competitors will design the new building(s) to be constructed in the area. The second phase is scheduled to start in November 2012.
The competition can be entered by persons who have the right to practice architect’s profession in the country where they qualified or in the country where they practice the profession. It is recommended to have competing teams of experts with versatile qualifications in urban planning and building design, landscape design, traffic design and ecologically sustainable solutions.
The total prize sum is EUR 300,000. Signing up is via the competition website. The competition will be launched and the related documents released on 5 April 2012. The competition language is English.