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  • HR Zagreb
  • 31.01.2014
  • Tender
  • (ID 2-156502)

Think Space CULTURE & SOCIETY


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  • Project data

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    Application deadline 31.01.2014 Application deadline
    Procedure Award
    Type of service Urban planning
    Awarding authority / Client Zagreb Society of Architects, Zagreb (RS), Think Space Programme, Zagreb (HR)
    Assignment
    After successfully concluding the first competition of the MONEY cycle, the Zagreb Society of Architects sets the stage for the second competition within the international series of concept-based architectural competitions entitled Think Space.

    “Are we able to design without money as we know it? Can we envisage a practice of architecture that finds its rewards through unconventional forms of compensation? As other cultural producers, can architects be seen as initiators of communal projects for which, besides contributing the design skills and problem-solving capacities, they can also research and concoct alternative sources of funding?

    In the past years, we have witnessed the emergence of experimental currencies such as the bitcoin, as well as new forms of economical exchange and trade, such as crowdfunding, social money, micropayments, or time banks, all of them based on the trust and support of a given network. Coming from the fields of design and urban transformation, can these currency experiments and moneyless service exchanges be harnessed as catalysts for change? Can they be envisaged as an integral part of new forms of practice?”

    Given these ideas, the competition asks for conceptual strategies and architectural expressions that may represent a new space for cultural exchange that can be built without money. Proposals are to be design-based and conceived for a location chosen by participants. Proposals must devise innovative financing models supporting the conception and construction of programs that, while based on prototypes of the urban market – from flea markets to produce exchange sites, from specialized bazaars to hacker’s forums –, can also be understood as promoters of cultural exchange.
    Information

    www.think-space.org

    Launch 9 December 2013
    Submission Deadline 31 January 2014
    Results Announcement 18 February 2014

    Awarded authors will be invited to present their work at 3rd Think Space Unconference in Lauba, House for People and Art in Zagreb (June 2014) during which an annual exhibition and award ceremony will be held.

    Culture & Society Competition Awards

    1st Prize 1000 €
    2nd Prize 700 €
    3rd Prize 350 €

    Fees

    Early Bird Fee | 375 HRK | 50 EUR | from 9 December 2013 to 7 January 2014 
    Late Bird Fee | 565 HRK | 75 EUR | from 7 January to 21 January 2014 
    Competition Package Fee | 750 HRK | 100€ | includes all 3 competitions 
    Cycle Package Fee | 1125 HRK | 150€ | includes all 3 competitions + Unconference| 

    Client's address HR-Zagreb

  • Tender notice

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    • Think Space Announces TERRITORIES Competition Results and Launches a New Competition – CULTURE & SOCIETY

      After successfully concluding the first competition of the MONEY cycle, the Zagreb Society of Architects sets the stage for the second competition within the international series of concept-based architectural competitions entitled Think Space.

      Featuring a number of established architects and curators, the program continues to re-think space in the 2013/2014 season. Throughout this season of competitions and papers, Think Space is looking for pioneering works at the intersection of architecture, sociology, economics, programming and marketing that radically challenge the fundamental spatial, social and urban relation based on capitalism. The competitions and Call for Papers focus on (1) Territories, (2) Environment and (3) Culture & Society through MONEY lenses, as observed by architects and other visual artists and professionals. Jurors of the competitions are David Garcia (Territories), Keller Easterling (Environment) and Pedro Gadanho (Culture & Society).

      Juror of the Territories Competition, David A. Garcia of MAP Architects invited participants to send in proposals that tackle the present economic and territorial challenges in the present and future of the Arctic lands and upon evaluating entries awarded the First Prize to the entry entitled Who Owns The Arctic, by Owen Wells from United Kingdom, Second Prize to Sarah Cree from Canada, for her work entitled Frozen Fuel Network, Third Prize to Gabriel Ruiz-Larrea and Ledo Pérez Vasquéz from Spain for their entry entitled Invisible High Frequency Trader, and the Honourable Mention to Natalya Egon and Noel Turgeon from United States for their work entitled Interarctica: The Cultural Rezoning of the Arctic Ocean. To read juror's comments on the awarded competition entries click here.

      Another important announcement comes from Think Space; second competition of the MONEY cycle, Culture & Society, which will be jurored by Pedro Gadanho of MoMA was launched on Monday, December 9th 2013. We bring you the questioning excerpt of the competition brief by Gadanho:

      “Are we able to design without money as we know it? Can we envisage a practice of architecture that finds its rewards through unconventional forms of compensation? As other cultural producers, can architects be seen as initiators of communal projects for which, besides contributing the design skills and problem-solving capacities, they can also research and concoct alternative sources of funding?

      In the past years, we have witnessed the emergence of experimental currencies such as the bitcoin, as well as new forms of economical exchange and trade, such as crowdfunding, social money, micropayments, or time banks, all of them based on the trust and support of a given network. Coming from the fields of design and urban transformation, can these currency experiments and moneyless service exchanges be harnessed as catalysts for change? Can they be envisaged as an integral part of new forms of practice?”

      Deadline is 21 January 2014.

      http://www.think-space.org/en/competitions/money_competitions/culture_society/

      1st Prize 1000 €
      2nd Prize 700 €
      3rd Prize 350 €
      Awarded authors will be invited to present their work at 3rd Think Space Unconference in Lauba, House for People and Art in Zagreb (June 2014) during which an annual exhibition and award ceremony will be held.

      Think Space is a platform for spatial experimentation and exchange of conceptual ideas. Each cycle is constituted by a number of competitions and a call for papers under the annual theme determined by a guest curator. Each competition brief is formulated by a juror who is proposed by the guest curator and the organizing committee. At the end of the cycle an Unconference is held in Zagreb under the annual theme along with an exhibition and award ceremony. The Think Space program aims to bring together world renown and established figures with emerging voices (students and professionals) within the fields of architecture, landscape, design, the arts and the humanities.
       

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