archistart architecture competition

Floating Room Architecture Competition

Submission: September 08, 2017
Registration: September 01, 2017
Language: English
Location: Concept
Prizes: 1st Prize: 1500€, 2nd Prize: 700€, 3rd Prize: 300€
Type: Open


Archistart, continuing the focus on tourism themes, promotes Floating Room Competition, a contest aimed at imagining an experimental architecture, a floating Hotel Room, a privileged point of view and a new link with the landscape or the urban context.

The competition requires to design a double/twin “special room with restroom, imagining it to be placed on natural or artificial water bodies, like Lake Iseo or La Darsena (Milan’s city dock) – by way of example.
The architectural volume should have a maximum size of 25 sq m and a maximum height of 5m, based on a platform of maximum 30 sq m. The room should be provided with a sleeping accommodation for 2 people, a restroom/wellness area and any possible special spaces.

Participants are free to choose the materials and the space distribution, both in plan and elevation.

Go to the competition’s website