Title: Women's Pavilion 2021 - Architecture Competition
Early Bird Registration: 28th August 2021 to 12th November 2021
Standard Registration: 13th November 2021 to 15th December 2021
Closing Date for Submission: 22nd December 2021
Organizers: Volume Zero Magazine
Awards: Prizes of total USD 4000, broken as follows.
1st prize USD 2000 + Certificate + Publication
2nd prize USD 1200 + Certificate + Publication
3rd prize USD 800 + Certificate + Publication
The worth of a civilization can be gauged from the place that it gives to women. Women today have distinguished themselves in various spheres of life as orators, doctors, diplomats and so on. There is no denying the fact that women all across the globe have made tremendous progress in this constantly developing economy.
While many have taken on the world with confidence there are still an awful lot of women trapped in the shackles of domestic violence and gender inequality. Violence against women need not refer to only physical violence. It is much broader and includes sexual, emotional, psychological and financial abuse.
Participants are to design a Women’s Community Pavilion optimized for 75 users engaging multifunctional spaces for women of all age groups using Architecture as a medium of change. The challenge here is focused on creating an a rchitectural marvel that symbolizes the impact of women and their influence on our society. The designed spaces must integrate function, aesthetics and structural ingenuity. Participants are to consider an optimum usage of space while designing. The structure should not exceed 500 sq.mt of Footprint area. The proposed design should also be easy to maintain by its users.
The space designed must include but are not limited to functions like reception and admin area, cafeteria, Spaces for sanitation, skill development workshop studios, exhibition space, Cultural spaces, Library, Shops, counselling cabin, intervention hall, community space, etc. Participants are encouraged to develop their own program in addition to this. The design should provoke innovative activities that stimulate and accelerate community development.
This structure must symbolize hope and strength, the design should inspire the local community and be capable of raising awareness of women's rights and empowerment. The competition aims to promote architectural design as an instrument of social change.
Site Selection: Participants are to choose a site in an urban or rural context for their design proposal. The site selected should be in dire need of change that can be well achieved through awareness and social transformation. The design should be well integrated into the context.
Eligibility: Women's Pavilion 2021 - Architecture Competition is open to all. We invite architects, students, engineers, product designers, thinkers, companies, organizations and everyone interested in the mission of the competition to submit their ideas. No professional qualificati ons are necessary.
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