Architects, architecture graduates, architecture students, engineers, planners, designers or inter-disciplinary team (Maximum of 4 professionals) comprising of at least one architect.
US $6,000 Total
Not yet announced
This new International Competition is to offer an alternative environment for studying and training to acquire the vocational and practical skills and knowledge required to become an Architect within this global city. The new building should create a strong architectural symbol and statement within the city. Participants are challenged to create and suggest the most desirable vertical educational environment with their design proposal that best serves these students aiming to be part of the unique profession of Architecture.
The aim of this International Competition is to design an Architecture School Tower in Dubai that offers an alternative environment for studying and training to become an Architect within this global city. This competition hopes to achieve the following: Encourage and reward design excellence on a large scale which integrates function, structure, detail, etc.. Increase research for design of “vertical” education environments or structures. Generate discussion and ideas about educational buildings together with the employment of sustainable design consideration. Offer students an opportunity to experience the best education through the use of the most functional pedagogical tool of which this tower will form an integral part.
This is an open International Competition hosted by [AC-CA]™ to generate progressive contemporary design ideas. There are no plans for the Architecture School Tower to be built. Competition Website: http://www.ac-ca.org/en/project09