Urban Intervention: Howard Wright Design Ideas Competition for Public Space

on Wednesday 07 December 2011 - 17:22:00 | by diya
Urban Intervention Seattle What is the role public space will be playing ecologically, socially and economically in the next 100 years? Urban Intervention attempts to answer this question through a competition for designing a public space on a 9 acre site at the heart of Seattle Centre, a 74 acre urban park and campus in the USA. Design ideas are expected to keep in mind the city's culture of innovation and interaction through civic engagement and participation and use these as tools to explore the changing role of public spaces in the contemporary.

The key themes to be explored are:
-Design to Innovate
-Build an Ecologically Resilient City
-Renew the Cultural Campus
-Generate Dialogue
-Be a Change Agent

The competition is open to high level multidisciplinary entries from established or emerging design teams with at least one member who is a licensed design professional. Participation can result in not just prizes and recognition in an international arena, but also exhibitions, publications, honorable mentions, etc.

The competition is open internationally for participants from any country.
Award: Up to three finalist teams receive $30,000 to further develop ideas; winning team will receive an additional $30,000 cash prize
Deadline: Early registraiton: January 6th 2012, Phase-1 Submission: February 10, 2012.
Fees: Early registration fees $80

For more information please visit the Competition Website.
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