The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia and HP are pleased to announce the 5th Advanced Architecture Contest, on the theme of "Self-sufficient Habitat".
The aim of the competition is to promote discussion and research through which to generate insights and visions, ideas and proposals that help us envisage what the city and the habitat of the 21st century will be like.
The competition is open to architects, engineers, planners and designers who want to contribute to progress in making the world more habitable by developing a proposal capable of responding to emerging challenges in areas such as ecology, information technology, architecture, and urban planning
The prize (Total value: 50.000, 00 EUR) will be distributed at the discretion of the Juries following the bases scheme.
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-Birkhauser publishing house like in the four previous editions.
- 1st Prize: 3,000 € + Master in Advanced Architecture (value 14.750,00 €)
- 2nd Prize: 2,000 € + Master in Advanced Architecture (value 14.750,00 €)
- 3rd Prize: 1,000 € + Master in Advanced Architecture (value 14.750,00 €)
The competition jury, which is composed of architects, professionals in a wide range of fields and directors of some of the world´s foremost architecture schools, is looking for outstanding proposals at any scale, for any city in the world on Smart Cities, Eco neighborhoods, Self-sufficient buildings, Intelligent homes or any other proposal that analyzes the phenomena of Self-sufficient Habitats.
The registration is free, and the competition entries should be submitted digitally in PDF files via the Internet.