YAC - Young Architects Competitions and Cantiere delle Marche have launched the “Kiribati Floating Houses” competition. Young architects are invited to design floating structures to tackle the challenges of the rise in ocean levels and climate change.
A cash prize of € 15,000 will be awarded to winners. In addition, some projects will be selected to be part of an exhibition at Santa Maria della Vita in Bologna and some other projects will be selected to be part of an exhibition about the ocean exploration held by National Geographic at Palazzo Blu in Pisa.
The jury consists of:
Kengo Kuma; Moon Hoon; Rocco Yim; Cristiana Favretto (Studiomobile); Simon Frommenwiler (HHF Architects); Fabio Roversi Monaco (Genus Bononiae); Giuseppe Zampieri (David Chipperfield Architects); Teuea Tebau; Marco Imperadori (Politecnico di Milano); Vasco Buonpensiere (Cantiere delle Marche); Walter Mariotti (Editoriale Domus); and Marco Cattaneo (National Geographic)
1st Prize: 8.000 €
2nd Prize: 4.000 €
3rd Prize: 2.000 €
2 Gold Mentions 500€ each
10 Honorable Mentions
The timetable is:
28/10/2019 “early bird” registration – start
24/11/2019 (h 11.59 pm GMT) “early bird” registration – end
25/11/2019 “standard” registration – start
22/12/2019 (h 11.59 pm GMT) “standard” registration – end
23/12/2019 “late” registration – start
19/01/2020 (h 11.59 pm GMT) “late” registration – end
22/01/2020 (h 12.00 pm – Midday - GMT) material submission deadline
For more information, and to register for the competition, please visit here.