2011 Metropolis Next Generation

Nuova edizione del concorso promosso dalla rivista americana Metropolis per trasformare un immobile federale del 1960 in un edificio a impatto zero.

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consegna entro 31 gennaio 2011

Get the Feds to Zero! Metropolis Magazine asks you to design a Zero Environmental Footprint for this building, considering any scale of intervention - from windows to light fixtures to interior spaces to building envelope to urban context. Focus on one of these scales and work it through thoroughly.

Create a Zero Environmental Footprint for this building • 300 North Los Angeles Street, LA, CA (in the Civic Center area) • Gross square feet: 1,172,746 • Usable square feet: 759,606 • Site: 4.4 acres in downtown Los Angeles • Built: 1965 • Architects, 3 LA firms: Welton Becket, Albert C. Martin, and Paul R. Williams

Eligibility The Next Generation Design Competition is open to any designer or architect in practice for ten years or less, as well as design students. The $10,000 prize is intended to support designers whose entries reflect systems thinking, sustainability, accessibility, materials exploration, progressive technologies, historic relevance, provocative form, and beauty.

Entry Fee & Deadline The entry fee is $75 for each submission. All entries must be submitted by January 31, 2011 at 11:59 p.m.

+ info - brief www.metropolismag.com/nextgen/index.php

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