In che modo le auto senza conducente potranno alterare il paesaggio urbano e come cambierà lo spazio pubblico? La Biennale di Architettura di Tallin invita a ripensare un incrocio della capitale estone. In giuria Winy Maas fondatore dello studio MVRDV.
Tallinn Architecture Biennale has announced the vision competition "Epicentre of Tallinn" to find a design solution for intersections in the future, when only self-driving cars will drive on the city streets. The international one-stage architecture competition invites entries by the end of May. The jury, consisting of director and founder of MVRDV Winy Maas, Tallinn City Architect Endrik Mänd and Villem Tomiste from the Union of Estonian Architects will judge the entries to the competition.
Tallinn's central traffic junction, the Viru intersection, was chosen as the test site. The vision competition seeks answers to the questions how driverless cars will alter the cityscape and the public space, and what will be the idea of the new public space?
TAB Tallinn vision competition is organised in cooperation by the Estonian Centre of Architecture and Tallinn City and invites architects, landscape architects, urbanists and students from all those fields to propose ideas and methods as to how improve the quality of public space in one of the hotspots of Tallinn.
1st Prize - € 4,000
2nd Prize - € 2,000
3rd Prize - € 1,000 + five honorary mentions
A separate prize will be given to the people's choice.
The works will be presented at the exhibition in the atrium of Viru Keskus shopping centre from 9th September to 4th October and as a digital mapping at Viru Square - the actual object and venue of the competition.
Deadline: 16.00 on 29th May 2015
More informations and competition brief: www.tab.ee
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