EU TUMO Convergence Center for Engineering and Applied Science

Type: International Design Competition
Location: Yerevan, Armenia

RfQ, Expressions of Interest with shortlist of three (3) finalists
Fee: none
Budget: €25M

Language: English

The three shortlisted teams will each receive a stipend of €20,000. In addition the sponsor will also cover travel and lodging expenses for two key members of each team for a site visit and a two-day workshop.
23 June 2019 – Registration closes!
30 June 2019 – Submission deadline
12 July 2019 – Finalist announcement
• Hashim Sarkis, Dean of the School of Architecture and Planning, MIT
• Marie Lou Papazian, Founding CEO of the TUMO Centre for Creative Technologies
• Raffi Krikorian, former VP at Twitter,Engineering Director at Uber’s Advanced Technologies Center in change of self-driving cars, and Chief Technology Officer of the National Democratic Committee.
• Jean-Marc Lavest, Rector of the French university in Armenia
• Soh Yeong Roh, founder and director of the Art Center Nabi, Seoul, which piooneered the new media art scene in Korea.
The Convergence Center is the region’s most ambitious new education ecosystem for engineering and applied science. It is made up of 25,000 sqm of mixed-use facilities on a 15,000 sqm plot perched on top of the Hrazdan river gorge. With a budget of over 25 million euros, the project will create an open platform and a vibrant community bringing together learning and entrepreneurship and connecting students, young professionals and local ventures to their global peers.
The EU TUMO Convergence Center for Engineering and Applied Science will be a mixed-use campus bringing together academia and industry, linking local students, researchers and technologists to each other and with their global peers, and fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. It includes a set of mutually reinforcing components combining teaching and training facilities, businesses, public retail outlets and a conference center.
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