Design catalyst competition

Architecture Competitions Dated:  Aug. 11, 2015
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Design Catalyst Competition

Task: Create temporary mixed use structures (Public space installations) with non-expensive and light materials, thereby humanize the square which allows general public activities.

Registration: August 28, 2015

Submission: August 28, 2015

Location: Tirana, Albania

Prizes: 1st Prize: to be built, 2nd&3rd Prize: publications

Language: English

Type: Open 

Site: Mother Teresa square is 1300 m2 while the new  installation area should be maximum 30 m2.

Free (and anonymous) participation and open to all nations.

The main characteristic of Tirana’s city center is its grandeur rational architecture, representing a space created for political gatherings during the Italian occupation. Administrative, institutional, cultural functions are concentrated along the boulevard, formalising the designated area. 

Design catalyst:

  • A temporary public space installation that provides initial condition for citizen gathering, meeting, debating, collaborating and participating in the environment.
  • Considering one or more functions, the designated configurations and typologies of the structures can vary in size and forms.

For further details, check the competition website:

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