27 de marzo de 2012

“InstantHouse – Temporary Housing" Architectural Competition

Architectural Competition

InstantHouse Temporary Housing launches the 4th edition of an ideas competition created by FederLegno Arredo, the Politecnico di Milano and MADEexpo.

Designers are invited to envision environmental, social and economic opportunities in temporary housing, which specifically address the scientific community within Politecnico di Milano’s Sustainable Campus project.

The competition explores potential innovative solutions derived from using new technologies in sustainable design, and which respond to the evolving typologies of city users and inhabitants. InstantHouse aims to combine temporality and mobility with both social interaction and ecological values, resulting in powerful new possibilities for temporary housing.

The competition welcomes applications from all students and young professionals in the field of architecture, engineering, industrial design, and urban planning worldwide.

Entries will be judged by a panel of judges from Region of Lombardy, Politecnico di Milano, Federlegno Arredo, MADEexpo, Triennale di Milano and Expo 2015.

InstantHouse winning projects will be featured as part of an exhibition hosted by the MADEexpo Milan fair 2012, an event which attracts over 250,000 visitors.

Please visit our website http://www.instanthouse.it for additional information.


· March 5th 2012: competition launch

· May 15th 2012: deadline for submitting questions

· June 4th 2012: application form submission deadline
All forms should be emailed to instanthouse@federlegnoarredo.it

· July 2nd 2012: final project submission deadline
All proposals should be mailed to:
Federlegno Arredo S.r.l.
Foro Buonaparte 65 - 20121 Milan
And addressed to the attention of: Concorso INSTANTHOUSE

· July 16th 2012: jury deliberation

· July 23 th2012: notification of the results

· October 17th – 20th 2012: award ceremony and exhibition of the winning projects at MADEexpo Milan Fair 2012.


· First Prize: 1500 €

· Second Prize: 1000 €

· Third Prize: 750 €

The Jury reserves the right to award honorable mentions to any projects determined to be particularly merit-worthy entries.

WEBSITES: (for information and application details)

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