Submission: February 28, 2017
Registration: February 28, 2017
Language: English, Italian
Location: San Giovanni Valdarno, Italy
Prizes: 1st Prize: € 1.000
The competition is open to young architecture graduates, architects and artists, who have experience working in public space, with no restrictions as to their country of origin nor their age. Entry is open to individuals or teams.
This is a one-phase competition for young designers to produce a concept and a micro-strategy aimed at reshaping the relationship between the museum and the city in order to give birth to new experiences of public space in the arcade of Palazzo d’Arnolfo. Permanent design solutions are awaited that might be implemented through the collaboration with local institutions, producers, or companies.
14 January 2017 – Competition launch
21 February 2017 – Deadline for submission of questions 28 February 2017, 11:59 pm – Digital submission deadline 1-5 March 2017 – Competition jury
6 March 2017 – Competition results announced
13-19 March 2017 – Residency in San Giovanni Valdarno
A monetary prize of € 1.000 will be awarded to the winner of Un’idea, una città. In addition, the winning designer or the winning design team will be invited to San Giovanni Valdarno for a one week long residency, during which encounters and meetings with local institutions, citizens and partners will take place that will move the design strategy to the next step.
Applicants agree to permit the competition organizer to use their submitted materials in publications, exhibitions and public posts or for archival, promotional, educational, and other uses at its discretion. Copyrights for the competition submissions remain the property of the author.
Applicants cannot release nor expose to the public, press, or other media any of the materials they submitted for this competition before the competition organizer announces the winner or cancels the competition. Applicants who violate this rule will be disqualified.
The jury and / or the competition organizer reserve the right to cancel or suspend the competition for any reason. The competition organizer assumes no responsibility for any condition, be it technical or natural, that prevents the receipt or judging of a submission or any part thereof.