Submission: August 10, 2020
Registration: July 21, 2020
Prizes: Please see details below
Propose a visionary project that helps to revive the economy of a region, city or community affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
In a perfect harmony of architecture, economy, and environment, the competition aims to generate visionary ideas that mark the after of the pandemic and inspire different organizations to draw up a “PLAN B” for the world economy.
(A) Competition is open to all, and no professional qualification is required.
(B) Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).
(C) Designs can be of any program, any scale, and on any site. Participants are free to experiment and explore the subject.
(D) The architectural concept helps to reactivate the economy from a specific region, city or community.
(E) The proposal address one or more solutions for economic problems that emerged from the COVID-19 outbreak (e.g., jobs generation, unemployment, housing, reactivation for sectors like tourism, cultural or sports, support local business and entrepreneurs, macro-solutions for public spaces, etc).
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EARLY BIRD ENTRY deadline: MAY 19, 2020
Closing date for registration: JUNE 21, 2020
Closing date for submission: AUGUST 10, 2020
Announcement of the winners: SEPTEMBER 3, 2020
THE ARK will award a total of £2500 in prize money to competition winners as follows:
1st Prize / £ 1500
2nd Prize / £ 600
3rd Prize / £ 400
+ 7 honorable mentions
In addition, the first three winners will receive coverage at international publications, a premium certificate, an exclusive interview, and the project inclusion at THE.ARK ebook.