International Young Architects’ Ideas Awards and Exhibition: “The Interpretation of Urban Void For Street Library”

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The Chamber of Architects of Turkey Antalya Branch has launched the 12th International Young Architects’ Award and Exhibition with the support of the UIA.

This year’s edition of the Young Architects’ Award and Exhibition asks participants to examine the conceptual question of “solid-void relations, … a universal problem of architectural design in the context of rapid urbanization throughout the globe.” Young architects will explore how “the concentration on closed spaces and masses affects the idea of ‘void’ in the historical memory of architecture?”

Participants are requested to select a particular context for developing design ideas concerning “the interpretation of the urban void for street library” while keeping in mind the concept of “void.” Focusing on contemporary evolutions of the “library,” architects will investigate the implications of the traditional building type “in our age where the ways of reading and acquiring knowledge are transforming rapidly.” The objective of the competition is to discuss “constructive ideas of library along with the interpretation of urban void.”

The annual single stage ideas awards programme is open to young architects worldwide and is conducted in accordance with the UIA-UNESCO regulations.

Participants must be qualified architects registered with the national association of architects in their own country and born after 1977.  Teams are welcome, and each team member must also fulfill the aforementioned conditions.  Participation is free of charge. The official languages of the competition are Turkish and English.

SCHEDULE:
Announcement: January 02, 2017
Deadline for questions: January 30, 2017
Deadline for answers of the questions: February 03, 2017
Deadline for submission of projects: March 29, 2017
Announcement of the finalists: April 18, 2017
Final Evaluation of the Jury: May 18, 2017
Exhibition of the projects: May 19, 2017
Announcement of the results: May 19, 2017
Award ceremony: May 19, 2017

JURY: (further members will be confirmed soon)
Funda Alyanak Kaya – Msc. Architect
Serçin Üreğen – Architect
Sadık Gökhan Ekinci – Msc. Architect
Mehmet Keskin – Architect
Özge Cevahir – Architect

PRIZES:
First Prize: 2500 Euros
Second Prize: 1500 Euros
Third Prize: 1000 Euros
Participant award: 1500 Euros

INFORMATION:
MİMARLAR ODASI ANTALYA ŞUBESİ
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07500 ANTALYA TÜRKİYE
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Website: http://www.youngarchitectsmeeting.com/

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