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Transiting Cities International Open Design Ideas Competition

Transiting Cities International Open Design Ideas Competition
Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design
Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design

Open to everyone, OUTR (Office of Urban Transformations Research), along with RMIT University School of Architecture and Design, just announced the release of Transiting Cities International Open Design Ideas Competition. How can we rethink, regenerate, rebrand, rework, reactivate cities dominated by singular economies for a vibrant and innovative future? Designing Possible Futures for growth and adaptation of rehabilitated mines, associated infrastructures and the townships that are dependent on their futures. Integrated social, economic, environmental and infrastructural design outcomes. Produce intelligent innovative short and long-term transition strategies for an adaptive and vibrant regional center. Submissions are due November 30. More information on the competition after the break.

We are calling on renowned international designers and academic institutions from a wide range of disciplines including architects, landscape architects, urban designers, planners, engineers, scientists, entrepreneurs, economists, artists and students to participate in the international design ideas competition titled Transiting Cities – Low Carbon Futures.

Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design
Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design

Re-Think – Latrobe as a network city, Low Carbon Futures, An Integrated Vision! Re-Generate – The Regional Landscape, the Local Economy, Through Community Building! Re-Brand – New, Innovative and Alternative Cities of the Near Future, Strengthen Identity! Re-Work – Rehabilitated Mines, Redundant Infrastructures, Multiple Cultural Hubs of a Local Productions! Re-Activate – Celebrate the Past , Intensify Town Centres!

Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design
Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design

Transiting Cities is an international design ideas competition and it is open to everyone. Participating teams can have one or more members. Projects can be real or speculative proposals. Proposals need not be generated exclusively for this competition but reworked to demonstrate how they can be applied to the site of the competition.

Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design
Courtesy of OUTR and RMIT University School of Architecture and Design

To register and for more information, please visit here.

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Cite: Alison Furuto. "Transiting Cities International Open Design Ideas Competition" 30 Sep 2012. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/276330/transiting-cities-international-open-design-ideas-competition/> ISSN 0719-8884