Concéntrico and La Forêt Monumentale join together in this call to propose an urban intervention in the city of Rouen through a temporary installation that evokes the natural heritage and the forest of this French city. The installation will take place in September 2019.
La Forêt Monumentale, the biannual Festival of Monumental Art organised by the Métropole de Rouen Normandie, proposes the creation of 12 monumental artworks that will form a route in the heart of the forest that surrounds the city. Reflection on the idea of the urban domain, and the enhancement of natural heritage are brought together in this contest.
Concéntrico is the Logroño International Festival of Architecture and Design, open to all citizens and visitors, with the aim of discovering and rediscovering the areas of interest within the Historic City Centre. The festival invites visitors to explore these spaces through installations that create a connection between the interior courtyards, hidden spaces and squares that usually go unnoticed in the day-to-day.
This contest proposes the creation of a temporary architectural intervention in the Saint-Sever neighbourhood. It will form part of the series of installations set up during the La Forêt Monumentale festival, being the only one that will take place within the city.
It is proposed that candidates create a temporary installation in the public space “Place Saint-Server – Rue Saint Server (end of Marcel Dupré street)” The first phase of the work was completed at the beginning of the year, in January 2019. This is a popular pedestrian multicultural space, located at the crossroads between the church square of the same name and a commercial street.
With mineral finishes, this public space has become the link between the different typologies and architectural periods from the eighteenth and nineteenth century, post-war reconstruction, and contemporary architecture.
Download the information related to this competition here.
TitleNew Concéntrico Open Call: Installation in Rouen (France)
TypeCompetition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
Submission DeadlineMarch 21, 2019 01:00 PM