Caring for Older People

International Student Design Competition

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iscrizioni entro 02/03/09 | consegna entro 06/03/09

DWA Architects has launched a design competition for architectural students worldwide with support from one of the UK's largest care home operators, Bupa Care Services. The competition will be managed by the RIBA Competitions Office.

DWA is marking its 20th year in business by launching the international design competition, 'Caring for Older People', in a bid to encourage the architects of the future to get involved in the design of the care homes of the future.

Students entering the competition will be asked to take into consideration a number of issues including community integration, improving visitor numbers, energy conservation and the best layout for the patient; all of which helps improve quality of life for residents.

The competition will be judged by Professor June Andrews from the Dementia Services Development Centre at Stirling University, Neil Hunt, Chief Executive of the Alzheimer's Society, Lyth Watson, Bupa Care Services Director of Business Development and DWA Architects Chief Executive, David Ward.

Eligibility The competition is open to all Architectural students worldwide.

Prizes Winning designs will receive awards of: First Prize: £3,000 Second Prize: £1,500 Third Prize £1,000

For a copy of the competition brief and a registration form please visit