architecture competition 2019

Open Call: Designers in Residence Kortrijk

Submission: June 21, 2019
Registration: June 21, 2019
Language: English
Location: Kortrijk, Belgium
Prizes: Please see details below
Type: Open


Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency programme in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Designers in Residence Programme Kortrijk is a 3-month full time working residency from September to December 2019.

Designregio Kortrijk provides for the selected Designers in Residence Kortrijk:
– accommodation
– Monthly fee (400€/month)
– usage of Budalab Open Makerspace & Bolwerk Workspace
– experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk
– one-time travel expenses

This year’s theme is: The Future of Domesticity
Exploring new ways of designing space in order to tackle common problems that many experience in our new urban realities. Working with a small footprint in mind, answering the challenges in a way that combines design knowledge with experience and fun.
Designregio Kortrijk invites 3 young designers to develop an experimental concept for the Future of Domesticity, through confrontation between citizens, society, entrepreneurs and education in regions such as Kortrijk. The compactness of this region is both a benefit and a challenge.

During the Kortrijk Creativity Week from 23-27 October 2019 the Designers in Residence Kortrijk will get the opportunity to show their research and on-going progress to the audience.

Selection criteria:
The profile of the designers must correspond to the following criteria:
– recently graduated (minimum level: master)
– team player
– manual skills (conceptual, handy, production, fabrication)
– an international outlook

Go to the competition’s website