School in the Marshes

Submission: August 28, 2018
Registration: August 25, 2018
Language: English
Location: The Marshes, Iraq
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open International Design Competition

 

Participants are asked to design a primary school in the long-forgotten area of the Iraqi marshes, taking into account the limitations of the area and the ecological impact of construction on nature and the fauna of the marshes. The design is for a 6-class primary school serving the nearby villages with all the amenities of a modern school.

The sustainable design to take special care to minimize the impact on the fragile ecosystem of the marshes and to emphasize the awareness of the children of their unique surroundings and the importance of the impact of the humans on the marshes and its fauna.

AIM
The aim of the Dewan Award is to empower young architects around the world providing them with crucial guidance to excel in the industry and knowledge in real project scenarios and experience at Dewan Architects and Engineers.
ELIGIBILITY
Architects, students, engineers, and designers are invited to participate in this award, participants can participate as individuals or teams (4 Team members Maximum).  We encourage the participation of multidisciplinary teams.
COMPETITION STRUCTURE
This is a single stage Competition with the aim of identifying the most appropriate proposal, which best satisfies the general and specific objectives of the contest.

PRIZES

PRIZE WINNER
6 MONTHS EMPLOYMENT AT DEWAN, RENEWABLE UP TO ONE YEAR
​OR $5000* (Salary 10,000 AED per Month)
2nd PRIZE $2000 + Certificate
3rd PRIZE $1000 + Certificate
7 x HONOURABLE MENTIONS Certificate + Invitation to attend the Annual Ceremony
TOP 20 & ​TOP 50 Published on our website and social media pages
Type: An annual open-ideas architectural competition

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