Urban Adaptation Architects’ Competition:
Flexibility with modular wood Construction

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Competition organizers: Metsä Group, Aalto University and the Ministry of the Environment of Finland


Type: open, international, anonymous


Location: Finland
Languages: English
Eligibility: Architects, planners, Students, etc.


Timetable:
31 December 2020 – Submission deadline
Awards:


1st Prize – €15,000 


2nd Prize – €5,000

Jury:


Andrew Scott, Professor of Architecture and Urbanism at Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Rahel Belatchew, Chief architect and founder
 of Belatchew Arkitekter, Sweden 


Minna Riska, Architect and partner at MDH Arkitekter, Norway.


Design Challenge:
Entrants are asked to select a centrally-located empty plot in a city area and develop an innovative modular wood design for a public building or a building system that easily adapts to the changing needs of the community. In addition to visual and functional criteria, the designs need to show (1) adaptability, (2) modularity and (3) sustainability.


For more information, go to:
www.urbanadaptation.com
or
 Viivi Kylämä, Marketing Manager, Metsä Wood
tel. +358 40 820 9850, viivi.kylama@metsagroup.com