Pape Bird Observation Tower: cercasi idee per una nuova torre di osservazione nel Pape Natur Park in Lettonia

iscrizione entro il 29 settembre 2017 | consegna entro il 27 ottobre 2017

Bee Breeders lancia, in collaborazione con Pausales Dabas Fonds, partner associato WWF in Lettonia, il concorso internazionale di idee Pape Bird Observation Tower, la prima di una serie di competizioni dedicate al Pape Nature Park. Si tratta di un parco che gioca un ruolo vitale nella protezione di numerose specie di piante, uccelli e animali ed è maggiormente conosciuto per la reintroduzione di cavalli, aironi e bisonti nella regione.

L'intento del concorso è quello di spingere i partecipanti a elaborare un design iconico per una nuova torre da ricollocare al posto della precedente torre di osservazione del parco che bruciò perché colpita da un fulmine.

La nuova costruzione dovrà essere sensibile rispetto al contesto unico in cui dovrà essere inserita e, contemporaneamente, avere il potenziale per diventare un vero landmark territoriale.

Bee Breeders, in collaboration with Pasaules Dabas Fonds, the WWF associate partner in Latvia, are calling for submissions for the Pape Bird Observation Tower architecture competition. The first in a series of competitions based in Latvia's Pape Nature Park, the Pape Bird Observation Tower is looking for iconic designs for a replacement for the park's previous observation tower that burned down when it was struck by lightning. Participants are tasked with delivering designs for a new bird observation tower that is sensitive to the unique environment in which it will be located, while at the same time, has the potential to become an iconic landmark in its own right. 

Pape Nature Park plays a vital role in protecting many different species of plants, birds and animals, and is most known for its role reintroducing wild horses, auroxen, and bison into the region. The park is looking for designs for an iconic tower that can help to gently influence the delicate ecosystem surrounding it.

ELIGIBILITY

The competition is open to all. No professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).

REGISTRATION AND FEES

In order to participate in the Competition, entrants must register through the Bee Breeders registration panel as Students or Architects, Designers, Enthusiasts and Companies no later than September 29, 2017.

Registration fees are the following:

  • Early Bird Registration
    Students: US $70
    Architects, Designers, Enthusiasts and Companies: US $90
  • Advance Registration
    Students: US $100
    Architects, Designers, Enthusiasts and Companies: US $120
  • Last Minute Registration
    Students: US $120
    Architects, Designers, Enthusiasts and Companies: US $140

SUBMISSION

All submissions must be uploaded via the upload panel at www.papebirdobservationtower.beebreeders.com no later than October 27, 2017.

PRIZES

3 winning proposals and 6 honourable mentions will be selected. Bee Breeders will award a total of US $6,000 in prize money to competition winners as follows:

  • 1st Prize US $3,000
  • 2nd Prize US $1,500
  • 3rd Prize US $500
  • BB Student Award US $500
  • BB Student Award US $500
  • 6 Honourable Mentions

SCHEDULE

  • Early Bird Registration | May 9 - June 9 
  • Advance Registration | June 10 - July 26
  • Last Minute Registration | July 27 - September 29
  • Closing date for registration | September 29, 2017
  • Closing date for submission | October 27, 2017
  • Announcement of the winners | November 16, 2017

more info

web www.papebirdobservationtower.beebreeders.com

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