ROME 2010 Vertical Spa Design Competition 2nd Prize Winner / MORQ

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Results for the Rome 2010: Vertical Spa Competition have been revealed, and MORQ has been declared the second prize winner. MORQ is composed of three architects: Emiliano Roia, Andrea Quagliola and Matteo Monteduro.

The competition challenged designers to consider the “belonging” to and design a high tower whose spirit encompasses the historical complexity of the Eternal City. MORQ’s prize winning entry for a Vertical Spa suggested a tower that could define a new typology of buildings that could potentially determine the renewal of Rome in its future.

Read on for more images and descriptions after the break.

University of Canberra Campus / MORQ

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Italian architects MORQ recently won a competition to design the University of Campus in Australia. More images and architect’s description after the break.