NVC Newark Visitor Center

International Design Competition

iscrizioni entro 31/08/09 | consegna entro 15/10/09

The partnership of AIA Newarkand Suburban, Emerging Professionals and the Young Architects Forum invites designers from around the globe to find innovative, visionary and compelling proposals for Newar, New Jersey's Visitors Center.

NVC is an international design competition focused on enhancing the progress of future endeavors in Newark, NJ while celebrating it's fascinating past. Currently, there is no method for way-finding or a comprehensive historical center for this revitalized city continuously on the rise. All of the most significant cities in America include some sort of visitor's hub that welcomes and funnels countless people through to their restaurants, civic marvels, and cultural/community events. This structure would surely facilitate further progress and highlight all of Newark's hidden gems and main attractions alike. Moreover, the space shall boast an eclectic, sustainable program, becoming its very own destination spot.

Newark is the largest city in New Jersey Newark is the largest city in New Jersey, United States, and the county seat of urban Essex County. It is located approximately five miles (8 km) west of Manhattan and two miles (3 km) north of Staten Island. Its location near the Atlantic Ocean on Newark Bay has helped make its port facility, Port Newark, the major container shipping port on Newark Bay and for New York Harbor. Together with Elizabeth, it is the home of Newark Liberty International Airport, which was the first major airport to serve the New York metropolitan area.

The competition is open to all international interested parties. Regardless of age, discipline, and professional status. Students are welcome and encouraged to enter. Entrants may submit work independently or as a group or through the instructor.

Schedule
Competition Launch: July 1, 2009
Registration Deadline: August 31, 2009
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2009

The competition is entirely presented and managed via the website
- www.visitnewarknj.org

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