The IE-TEKA Awards for Design Talent is a design ideas competition hosted by TEKA, IE Business School and IE School of Architecture & Design for young professionals from the fields of architecture, interior design, engineering and other related fields working in the GCC Region. This first edition of the competition highlights the alignment of management and design strategies for innovative retail stores of the future.
The jury includes the winner of the 2012 Pritzker Architecture Prize, Wang Shu, and Martha Thorne, Executive Director of the Pritzker since 2005. Complete information on the requirements and awards after the break.
Key Highlights of the Award
Mission: An award that celebrates the integration of management and design strategies in the field of architecture, interior design, engineering, and related fields.The first place award is a scholarship, for 100% of the tuition fees of the Master in Architectural Management & Design (24,200€), starting in February 2014.
Participants: Architects, interior designers, engineers, graphic designers, facilities managers, etc. under 40 years old of the GCC Region: UAE, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.
Strategy: The challenge is to present a design and management strategy for a conceptual TEKA retail-store. Participants will create a 90-second video illustrating three concepts: understanding of the company, design of the retail store and the implementation strategy.
Entry deadline: 14 October, 2013
Award ceremony: November 12, 2013
Registration: There is a 230€ (300 USD) registration fee per participant that includes assistance to the Gala dinner.
1st Place Winner: Scholarship for 100% of the tuition fees of the Master in Architectural Management & Design, course beginning in February 2014 (24,200€)
Most Innovative Design: Mac Book Pro
Best Implementation: Mac Book Pro
Best understanding of the "glocal" concept: Mac Book Pro
Best presentation: Trophy
Most Innovative: Trophy
Best implementation strategy: Trophy
Best understanding of the company: Trophy
Most Sustainable: Trophy
For competition rules click here.