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Green Boulevards Architecture Competition

29/10/2012 by architectural competitions

In the era of velocity, communications and sustainable development, the systems of mobility assume an increasing role as the backbone to the harmonic and democratic growth of territories. Strategies of urban planning and rehabilitation aimed at regenerating vast areas of Italy may draw significant advantages from the interconnection and modernisation of road and rail networks.
The infrastructures of the third millennium, in addition to ensuring the increasingly more fluid and safe exchange of passengers and goods, thanks to the sensitivity of designers and the use of new materials and technologies, can become “green & smart”, that is, intelligent, ecological and productive; true networks for the widespread generation of renewable energy (solar, wind, water, etc.), capable of offering occasions for economic development and employment in vast territories and local communities.

The competition will take place in a single phase and is open to professionals and students from around the globe. Professionals, for example, may be: architects, engineers, designers, urban planners, landscape architects, economists, sociologists, geologists, researches, technologists, environmental engineers, ecologists, professional and engineering companies, businesses, etc. The term students refers to those who, as of the date of submission, have not yet graduated or who, during the year 2012, are enrolled in post-graduate courses, such as INTERNATIONAL ONLINE COMPETITION GREEN BOULEVARDS PARKWAYS FOR THE THIRD MILLENNIUM 4 specialisation courses, master and/or PhD programmes, etc. In any case, both professionals and students must not yet have reached 40 (forty) years of age at the date of submission. Participants may be individuals or groups. Interdisciplinary, multicultural and trans-national groups are permitted. The ownership of the idea-project is recognised in equal measure to all members of eventual groups. Each participant or group may prepare and submit only one project. Participants may not belong to more than one group.

Participants must complete the online registration procedure by 10:00 AM on 5 November 2012 using the online form available at the official competition website. Following the correct completion of the online registration procedure, the system will automatically forward each member of the group an email with a User Id and Password, necessary to complete the online submission of the proposals.
Prior to proceeding with the online registration process each group must transfer the sum of 50.00 Euros.

Competition announcement: Italian Pavilion at the 13th International Architecture Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, 28 August 2012
Launch of the Competition Brief: 20 September 2012
Beginning of Online Registration: 5 October 2012
End of Online Registration: 5 November 2012 (10:00 AM Italian time)
Beginning of Self-Publication Procedure: 5 November 2012 (10:00 AM Italian time)
End of Self-Publication Procedure: 15 November 2012 (10:00 AM Italian time)
Completion of Jury assessments: by 24 November 2012
Awarding and Seminar-Event: Italian Pavilion – Arsenale di Venezia: 24 November 2012

More information in competition brief or on our website

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