Register: NOV/19/2018, Submit: NOV/20/2018, Eligibility: Architects, urban designers, landscape architects, urban planners, concept developers, professionals, students; individually, teams (with an unlimited number of members, but least one above 18 years old), Fee: 40 EUR (AUG/30 – OCT/08/2018), 50 EUR (OCT/09 – NOV/05/2018), 60 EUR (NOV/06 – NOV/19/2018), Awards: Overall Award “Vision”: 1,500 EUR + chance to work with us on the project; Awards “Elaborations” – in each of 3 categories (“powerhouse”, “flat” & “former school”): 1st Prize 700 EUR, 2nd Prize 200 EUR, 3rd Prize 100 EUR, Honorable Mentions
A characteristic, derelict site in Sittard (Netherlands) was redeveloped after many eventful years. Whereas the estate had previously been developed with a focus on religion and health care, it now profiles itself as a ‘Sports & Talent Park’ where talented young athletes can stay, grow, and play. Given the velocity of developments over recent years, the predictions of consumer demand were quick and efficient but lacked a clear vision for spatial planning.
Register: AUG/27/2018, Submit: AUG/27/2018, Eligibility: Anyone, designers, urban sociologists, city makers; individually, teams up to 6 members, Fee: Free, Awards: For the presentation – up to 8 participants 300 EUR each; for participation in the studios (to cover expenses) – up to 4 participants 2,400 EUR each; Winner – design commission; fees excluding sales tax
Area developer AM focuses on the economic core area of the Netherlands. The challenges facing AM are becoming increasingly area-focused and more complex owing to a combination of parties and functions. As a socially committed property developer, AM wants to invest in making and keeping cities attractive with its development projects. In addition, it aims to make meaningful places that can result in vibrant and attractive areas where various target groups feel at home. To strengthen its market position, AM wants to focus on being a creative and innovative developer. Good examples and workable development concepts can help achieve this goal and a change of culture and mindset within the organization itself.
Register: JAN/14/2018, Submit: JAN/15/2018, Eligibility: Architects, architecture graduates, students, engineers; individually, (interdisciplinary) teams up to 3 members, Fee: Indian nationals 1500 INR (Indian Rupee), foreign nationals 60 EUR (OCT/01 – DEC/14/2017), Indian nationals 1,800 INR, foreign nationals 80 EUR (DEC/15/2017 – JAN/14/2018); discount for 5 teams from one architecture school/university, Awards: 1st Prize 1,00,000 INR (about 1,300 EUR), 2nd Prize 60,000 INR (about 780 EUR), 3rd Prize 40,000 INR (about 520 EUR), 10 Honorable Mentions
Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands is said to be a city with heart. However, it would be hard to say exactly where its heart lies; around the central station, in the tourist district, the centrally located de Pijp neighborhood, the bustling market on the Albert Cuyp. The answer is fairly simple and clear. The polycentric city of Amsterdam has its heart and soul lying in its ring of canals and bridges that bind the concentric and infinite loop that the city is.