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2015 Furniture Design Competition…

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eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite designers around the world to participate in the VMODERN Furniture Design Competition. The award was born from the desire to create a forum for the discussion, debate and development of innovative design. Our goal is to discover and promote the most creative pieces of furniture that will transform the way we live and interact with our environment. What is the future of furniture design?
This is an ideas competition and designers may submit pieces in production, prototypes, and/or concepts. Projects will be evaluated based on creativity, originality, feasibility, function, and aesthetics.

Participants may submit designs in any of the following three categories:

Seating: armchairs, benches, chairs, lounge chairs, recliners, stools, etc.
Planes: beds, coffee tables, desks, shelving units, tables, etc.
Lighting: ceiling lams, floor lamps, table lamps, wall lamps, etc.

SCHEDULE

  • August 10, 2015 – Competition announcement, registration begins
  • October 6, 2015 – Early registration deadline
  • November 10, 2015 – Late registration deadline
  • November 24, 2015 – Submission deadline (23:59 hours US Eastern Time)
  • December 15, 2015 – Winner’s announcement

JURY

  • Joel Escalona [principal Joel Escalona Studio, NONO]
  • Mitchell Joachim [principal Terraform ONE]
  • Alexander Lervik [principal Lervik Design AB]
  • Zhang Zhoujie [principal Zhang Zhoujie Digital Lab]

AWARDS

  • 1st Place: US $2000
  • 2nd Place: US $1000
  • 3rd Place: US: $500

Winners and projects selected by the Jury and editorial board will be published in the annual book of the competition. In addition, projects will be featured online and in print on eVolo Magazine’s publications and media partners.

For more information please go to: http://vmodern.com

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2016 SKYSCRAPER COMPETITION…

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Estão abertas as inscrições para a Edição 2016 do concurso de edificações da eVolo Magazine, tradicional publicação de arquitetura, que promove anualmente este concurso de projetos.

Para se registrar, use este link:

http://www.evolo.us/competition/registration-2016-skyscraper-competition/

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  • eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the 2016 Skyscraper Competition. Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture. It recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.
  • The participants should take into consideration the advances in technology, the exploration of sustainable systems, and the establishment of new urban and architectural methods to solve economic, social, and cultural problems of the contemporary city including the scarcity of natural resources and infrastructure and the exponential increase of inhabitants, pollution, economic division, and unplanned urban sprawl.
  • The competition is an investigation on the public and private space and the role of the individual and the collective in the creation of a dynamic and adaptive vertical community. It is also a response to the exploration and adaptation of new habitats and territories based on a dynamic equilibrium between man and nature – a new kind of responsive and adaptive design capable of intelligent growth through the self-regulation of its own systems.
  • There are no restrictions in regards to site, program or size. The objective is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to engage the project without constraints in the most creative way. What is a skyscraper in the 21st century? What are the historical, contextual, social, urban, and environmental responsibilities of these mega-structures?
  • eVolo Magazine is committed to continue stimulating the imagination of designers around the world – thinkers that initiate a new architectural discourse of economic, environmental, intellectual, and perceptual responsibility that could ultimately modify what we understand as a contemporary skyscraper, its impact on urban planning and on the improvement of our way of life.
SCHEDULE
Early Registration Deadline: November 17, 2015
Late Registration Deadline: January 19, 2016
Submission Deadline: January 26, 2016
JURY
Matias del Campo [principal SPAN]
Thom Faulders [principal Faulders Studio]
Greg Lynn [principal Greg Lynn Form]
Marcelo Spina [principal PATTERNS]
Skylar Tibbits [principal SJET]
AWARDS
1st place: US $5000
2nd place: US $2000
3rd place: US $1000
Winners and special mentions will be published in the book eVolo Skyscrapers 3 and several international print publications.

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