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AWR Competitions: “Life Saving – First Step Against Disaster" & "REcycle/REchair"

AWR Competitions: “Life Saving – First Step Against Disaster" & "REcycle/REchair"
Courtesy of AWR (Architecture Workshop in Rome)
Courtesy of AWR (Architecture Workshop in Rome)

Architecture Workshop in Rome (AWR) is proposing an international architectural ideas competition, “Life Saving – First Step Against Disaster”, with the aim of developing tsunami-proof strategies that could lessen the impact of these events on human lives. Architects, engineers, designers and students, around the world, with passion and creativity, can deal with this sensitive issue. More information on the competition after the break.

The jury is composed of professionals and professors of the Faculty of Architecture “SUR – Sapienza University of Rome ” and “IED” and the international architecture firm SOM London. The call is open to all professionals and students of the Faculty of Architecture and Design from around the world. Registrations are already active and will end on January 23, 2011. The last delivery of the projects is scheduled for February 6, 2011. This competition is powered by “SUR – Sapienza University of Rome”, “IED – European Design Institute” and “Fondazione Italia Giappone”.

Courtesy of AWR (Architecture Workshop in Rome)
Courtesy of AWR (Architecture Workshop in Rome)

In the design section they are proposing an international Design ideas competition REcycle/REchair. The goal of the competition is to award the best designers around the world that are willing to meet the challenge of designing a completely eco-friendly armchair.

Courtesy of AWR (Architecture Workshop in Rome)
Courtesy of AWR (Architecture Workshop in Rome)

The jury is composed of professionals and professors of the Faculty of Architecture “SUR – Sapienza University of Rome ” and “IED”. The call is open to all professionals and students of the Faculty of Architecture and Design from around the world. Registrations are already active and will end on December 15, 2011. The last delivery of the projects is scheduled for December 31, 2011.

For more information, please visit the competition website here.

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Cite: Alison Furuto. "AWR Competitions: “Life Saving – First Step Against Disaster" & "REcycle/REchair"" 12 Oct 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/175057/awr-competitions-%25e2%2580%259clife-saving-%25e2%2580%2593-first-step-against-disaster-recyclerechair/> ISSN 0719-8884
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