GeoCenter Mans in Denmark
Sponsors: GeoCenter Mans Klint, which consist of Skov- & Naturstyrelsen, Man Municipality, Storstram County, Danmarks Naturfredningsforening, Friluftsradet, Turisme region syd and Team Man. Danske Arkitekters Landsforbung (Association of Danish Architects) participates in the organisation of the competition.
Type: Open, international (The competition is open to architects and engineers in Denmark, other EU countries as well as countries outside the EU.)
Deadline for entries: 15 February 2002
The competition is about making proposals for a 3.000 m2 nature-based geology and experience center, situated in the magnificent environment at the Store Klint of Mans Klint.
Every year about 250.000 visitors visit the 130-metre-high chalk cliffs by the Baltic Sea at the eastside of Man. Here, during the next 3-4 years, it is the intention to create a center to support and supplement the visitor's spontaneus experience of the majestic nature of the Cliff.
The Center's mission is to:
tell the story of the creation of Denmark
increase the understanding of the overall relations of nature
stengthen the visitor's own discovery of the landscape of Mans Kint
protect nature by increasing the general understanding of nature
Prizes: DKK 600,000.
It is the intention that the winner of the competition will receive the subsequent commission.
Further informations about the competition is available from:
Mr. Nils Natorp, Project Leader, Team Man
Phone: +45 88 81 16 14, Fax: +45 32 83 69 01