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International Architecture Competition:Site Museum (Portugal)

United Kingdom Architecture News - Nov 18, 2014 - 13:21   5823 views

This international one-stage architecture competition invites you to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a contemporary Site Museum located within the Castle at Montemor-o-Novo in Portugal.

The Castle of Montemor-o-Novo is a significant landmark on a prominent landscape, a place of great cultural heritage and historical significance with characteristics that must be fully preserved.

When generating a vision for an intervention located within such a remarkable place, it is essential that each proposal emphasizes, respects and celebrates the site and existing ruins within this spectacular landscape, providing visitors a unique experience.

ARKxSITE 
is focused on the organisation and development of competitions located within prominent landscapes and territories of historical and cultural value
is an initiative that aims to bring together students and professionals in the field of architecture to encourage new perspectives and innovative strategies of intervention within the territory.
Site Museum _ Montemor-o-Novo, Portugal
Registration Deadline:January 24, 2015
Submission Deadline:January 31, 2015
Participation fee: 60 / 90 Euros
Open to:Young Professionals and Architecture Students
Eligibility
The competition is open to architecture students and young architects worldwide. Each team may be composed of 1 up to 4 team members and may include multidisciplinary members (designers, engineers, artists, etc.) as long as a single architecture student or young architect is part of the team. Jury members or those involved in any capacity with the preparation and organisation of this competition may not participate.
Anonymity
This is an international, anonymous, single-stage design competition open to all architecture students and young architects and multidisciplinary teams composed of landscape architects, urban designers, artists, etc (refer to Eligibility). All competition submissions are to remain anonymous throughout the competition phase and will only be identified using a registration code assigned by ArkxSite during the registration process, (refer to the submission requirements). No entry will be reviewed or evaluated that contains any mark, logo or other indication of the identity of the team members located on the competition panel. The identification of the 3 winners and 7 honorable mention awarded competition panels will only be revealed after the jury evaluation phase and at the time the competition results are published on the ArkxSite website.
Click here for Competition Brief