Urban Exchange: The Souk; RIBA Gulf Chapter Student Ideas Competition

Sponsor: RIBA (Royal Institute of British Architects)

Type: Student

Eligibility: open to students residing in the States of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

11 May 2009 – competition brief will be available to download from www.architecture.com
8 September 2009 – deadline for submission of designs

Design Challenge:
The objective of the competition is to explore new visions and develop design proposals for ‘the city’. The competition will challenge the students to address the street culture and its human activities in the urban context.  Students will be asked to choose a site in an urban context which they feel is in need of rejuvenation, and come up with ideas and concepts representing the modern interpretation of the Souk.

For more information, go to: www.architecture.com/competitions