Structures of Freedom: architetti under 40 per progettare una struttura temporanea per il festival musicale di Budapest

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consegna entro il 23 maggio 2017

Archtalent, piattaforma online per architetti, in collaborazione con Sziger, uno dei maggiori festival musicali in Europa, lancia la call internazionale Structures of Freedom per progettare una struttura temporanea all'interno del particolare contesto del festival musicale nella città di Budapest in Ungheria.

L'oggetto dovrà rispondere ai requisiti di innovazione, riciclabilità e sostenibilità, oltre che inserirsi armoniosamente con il contesto. Lo spazio progettato deve fungere da protezione e costituire un'iconica oasi per il clima caldo e soleggiato di Budapest nel mese di Agosto.

La competizione è aperta agli architetti con età inferiore a 40 anni provenienti da tutto il mondo, che potranno concorrere singolarmente o in gruppi.

Architalent, an online architecture platform for Architects, in collaboration with Sziger, one of the largest music and cultural festivals in Europe, make an international call to design a temporary structure within the particular context of a music festival in the special city of Budapest, in Hungary.

The aim is to use the current model of architectural competition to develop a new contest in terms of format and scope, which should be an opportunity to all emerging talent anywhere in the world to boost their potential in a real competition and showcase their built project to an audience of thousand of people.

Structures of Freedom is a single stage competition with the objective of receiving ideas from all over the world for the development and construction of an ephemeral structure in an unique music festival like Sziget, under the following concept: design, innovation, context, recyclability and sustainability. The designed space should serve also ad protection. Must be an iconic oasis for the warm and sunny weather of Budapest in August, where comfort, in terms of design and sustainability, will be guaranteed.


The competition is open to architects under the age of 40, and participation can be both individual or in teams, where teams should be up to 3 people.

Students can participate as part of team, with the sole condition that at least one member of the team is a graduate architect under the age of 40.


Registration is only possible through Archtalent website by previously singing in for free into the platform.

Registration fees are the following:

  • Early Registration: 40,00 € (Individuals)/60,00€ (Teams)
  • Standard Registration: 50,00 € (Individuals)/80,00€ (Teams)
  • Advanced Registration: 60,00 € (Individuals)/100,00€ (Teams)


Proposals will be submitted using the code generated by the system in the registration process. The required files must be sent to with the project ID as email subject no later than May 23, 2017.


  • First prize:
    - 3000 €
    - Construction Publication in our channels and media partners
    - VIP tickets to attend the festival for every team member
    - One week accommodation in the campsite for every team member during the festival
  • Runner up prize (2nd and 3rd):
    - Publication in our channels and media partners
    - VIP tickets to attend the festival for every team member
    - One week accommodation in the campsite for every team member during the festival
  • Finalists (4th to 10th):
    - Publication in our channels and media partners


  • Competition launch: February 28, 2017
  • Close of questions: April 7, 2017
  • Early Registration Deadline: March 21, 2017
  • Standard Registration Deadline: April 25, 2017
  • Advanced Registration Deadline: May 22, 2017
  • Submission Deadline: May 23, 2017
  • Jury review: May 24 to June 7, 2017
  • Public announcement of winner: June 9, 2017
  • Installation buildout: Juli 31 to August 8, 2017
  • Exhibition dates: August 9 to August 16, 2017


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