iscrizione entro 15/01/2008
IAHH is pleased to announce its sixth International Student Design Competition on the theme of planning and designing a micro-cosmic sustainable urban / rural humane habitat.
The competition is open to students of architecture, planning, urban design, landscape architecture and related disciplines of anthropology, sociology, economics, geography, social work etc.
Site Selection and Analysis The student competitors are required to identify such an area in a village / city / town / metropolis in their own country or in any other country anywhere in the world. The community may be about 1500 to 3000 people, with jobs for 500 or more people. The urban / rural area may admeasure about 5 to10 hectares or so. The student participants shall survey and study the area in depth to understand the complexity of social, economic and demographic issues involved and plan and design for its sustainable area development.
Planning and Design Brief The design-brief requires planning and design for an urban or rural community of 500 to 1000 units of dwelling and about 250 to 500 or more jobs in different establishment suited to the location and context. The housing typology and nature of work places may vary as per the social, cultural, economic and environmental context. The area and type of housing units and work places shall depend on the existing and proposed density, demand for housing and work- places in the area. The proposed plans and designs shall aim to evolve a more humane community through sustainable and affordable development strategy, appropriate construction and technology, innovative planning, creative architectural and sustainable environmental design. These shall be the main criteria for evaluation of the projects.
Early Registration US $ 25 to be received by November 30, 2007
Late Registration US $ 50 Up to January 15, 2008
Queries December 30, 2007
Final Date for Submission of Entries: Jan 22, 2008.