Register: NOV/01/2018, Submit: NOV/02/2018, Eligibility: Architects, students, engineers, biologists, sociologists, designers, thinkers, companies, organizations; individually, interdisciplinary teams with unlimited number of members, Fee: 50 USD (APR/01 – JUN/01/2018), 75 USD (JUN/02 – OCT/01/2018), 100 USD (OCT/02 – NOV/01/2018), Awards: 3 Main Prizes 1,000 USD each, 10 Honorable Mentions
Laka is a non-profit organization and an international network focused on positive social impact through responsible design and architecture. The beliefs in the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration and in the potential of creative ideas are the core values of the programs and projects that Laka implements. Laka develops projects and programs that underline the crucial role of architecture and technology in the process of positive social change and development.
- Laka Competition is an international annual competition that seeks innovative ideas in architecture, design, and technology that are capable of reacting and dynamically adjusting to the conditions of the environment (either natural, social, or built).
- ‘Laka Perspectives’ is an award-winning annual publication (first published in January 2018) featuring interviews with the leaders in architecture, urban planning, computational design, digital fabrication, smart materials, mobility, biomimicry, and more.
- Laka Accelerator is an international program that aims to offer opportunities for investigation of the best designs by providing professional consulting and international press coverage.
ABOUT LAKA COMPETITION 2018: ARCHITECTURE THAT REACTS
Laka invites designers from around the world to submit their ideas of ‘architecture that reacts.’ The main focus of the competition is on the solutions that develop through a process of changes and adjustments. The subject of the competition is architectural, design, or technological solutions that are capable of dynamic interaction with their surroundings.