Architecture School Tower to become architect in a global city

[AC-CA]™ has launched the new International Competition

by eleonora usseglio prinsi
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COMPETITION _ [AC-CA]™ has launched the new International Competition [DUBAI 09] to offer an alternative environment for studying and training to acquire the vocational and practical skills and knowledge required to become an Architect within this global city.

The new building should create a strong architectural symbol and statement within the city. Participants are challenged to create and suggest the most desirable vertical educational environment with their design proposal that best serves these students aiming to be part of the unique profession of Architecture.  

The aim of this International Competition is to design an Architecture School Tower in Dubai that offers an alternative environment for studying and training to become an Architect within this global city.
This competition hopes to encourage and reward design excellence on a large scale which integrates function, structure, detail, etc.. and increase research for design of “vertical” education environments or structures.
The contest offers students an opportunity to experience the best education through the use of the most functional pedagogical tool of which this tower will form an integral part.

Architects, Architecture Graduated, Engineers and Students. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter the Competition. Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group up to 4 members and there is no age limit. 

Winning participants will receive prizes totaling US$ 6,000 with the distribution as follows: 1st PRIZE: US$ 3,500  2nd PRIZE: US$ 1,700 3rd PRIZE: US$ 800 There will also be 7 honorable mentions.
Closing Date for Registration is 21st February 2014 and closing Date for Submissions is 24th February 2014

Find out more about the competition www.ac-ca.org

Comments
  • bernardo re

    Il concorso è indubbiamente interessante. Tuttavia non posso fare a meno di mettere in evidenza l'evidente calo dell'importo dei premi che certamente è poc adeguato all'impego progettuale richiesto, non solo per questo concorso. Questo è preoccupante. Saluti, arch bernardo re

  • Antonio Mastroianni

    Se vinci un premio di progettazione negli Emirati Arabi Uniti... non credo sia importante il suo importo! Sono pronto a cederlo, mi basta la menzione...

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