The built environment renewal
Regenerate and improve - Highly innovative and sustainable solutions
Deadline for submission: 8 September 2012
BolognaFiere and Archi-Europe jointly organize a special contest "SAIESelection" in order to select 18 projects and concepts (9 for young architects and 9 for students) on the theme “ "The built environment renewal. Regenerate and improve - Highly innovative and sustainable solutions".
Who can enter?
The contest is open to young architects (under 40) and to students in architecture and engineering.
All presented projects will have to respect following fundamental parameters:
a. The use of sustainable criteria (referring to life cycle of the project) taking into account efficiency criteria aiming at reaching ‘zero emission’ solutions.
b. Innovative solutions which integrates different materials, technologies, systems or building methods
c. Competitive costs. The costs of the project will include the evaluation of operation and maintenance costs.
Following categories are open:
- Urban regeneration and development (proposals aimed at regenerating and refurbishing buildings and urban spaces, including historic and environmental sites)
- Housing requalification (proposals aimed at improving the housing performance and efficiency, which may involve changing its intended use)
- Property development and revaluation (proposals on architectural, environmental and landscaping heritage aimed at ensuring the conservation and the fruition) translate
Architect Mario Cucinella is President of the Jury. The final list of jury members will be published soon.
All 18 projects and/or concepts will be presented in a special dedicated exhibition 'Cuore Mostra Saie 2011' in the framework of the SAIE International Building Exhibition taking place in Bologna (Italy) from 18 October to 21 October, 2012.
web: www.archi-europe.com / Saie