Craftitecture: A Pavilion for Electric Picnic

Sponsor: Irish Architecture Foundation
Type: Design and Build
Location: Ireland
Language: English
Fee: Free
Eligibility: Teams of architects and craft persons
May 12, 2011 – Submission deadline
May 17 – Shortlist announced
May 18 – Interview
May 20 – Winner announced
June 6-July 3 – Design development
July 4-31 – Construction
August 1-21 – Delivery and assembly
August 22-31 – Interior fit-out
September 2 – Festival opens
Winner – 12,500 Euro for construction, 4,000 Euro for team
Shortlisted teams – 2,000 Euro each
Design Challenge:
The aim of this competition is to establish an innovative project that will realize the design and build of a reusable temporary structure at Electric Picnic 2011. The structure or Pavilion will house small intimate events for Year of Craft 2011 during Electric Picnic. The Pavilion must raise awareness and demonstrate the links between architecture and craft. The initiative aims to increase skills level and understanding of materials by both craft and architecture.
Submission Requirements:
Physical submission of 4 A4 pages with explanation, response to brief requirements, concept sketch, plan and section, and description of construction