No Rules, Great Spot

Sponsor: Esta e a minha cidade?
Type: Open International Ideas
Location: Oporto
Language: English and Portugese
Fee: Free
Eligibility: No restrictions
Submission Deadline: May 31, 2011
First prize – 250 Euro
Second prize – 100 Euro
Third prize – 100 Euro
Pedro Bandeira, architect
Pedro Bismarck, architect
Joao Fernandes, Director, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art
Nuno Grande, professor, University of Coimbra
Catarina Portas, journalist
Design Challenge:
No rules, great spot – the sentence written/graffiti in a wall of the demolished Praça de Lisboa – is the motto for this international ideas competition to a paradigmatic space, at the core of Oporto ‘s city centre. This competition seeks ideas and proposals that are able to understand the dynamics of these spaces in the context of the urban transformation of the city, and also to provoke an intensive and extensive debate around urban rehabilitation as a shared and informed, participated and discussed project, involving the community and articulating those who have always been the fundamental agents of city’s construction and problematic: architects.
Submission Requirements:
Digital submission of up to 5 slides or 3 minute video
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