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AI Challenge - The Future Of Cities On Planet Earth

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Call for Ideas

The second edition of the “Ideas for Prishtina” design contest has arrived!
We welcome ideas that revolve around improving Prishtina’s cityscape, functionality, usability, and especially its livability. Prishtina has its fair share of urban issues, but that leaves a lot of room for potential, so share your thoughts and proposals, with the chance of making a proper change in the city.
The Municipality of Prishtina and the Kosovo Architecture Foundation (KAF) are organizing this design contest to encourage the participation of the local community in the planning and implementation processes of the city. The main idea is the improvement and/or transformation of public spaces and their surroundings. These proposals could vary from sidewalks, crossroads, city lights, billboards, building facades, storefronts, rooftops, passages, tunnels, parks and other green areas, fountains, squares, markets, information points, pavilions, new public buildings, or even utopic urban solutions. No idea is too big, or too small, feel free to express yourselves fully. Everyone, either being a devoted residents or just visitors in Prishtina, of any age, nationality, or professional background, are invited to share their ideas. You can participate in this competition either individually or in groups with your friends, colleagues, neighbors, or family members. You are welcome to express yourselves with whatever medium you need, such as architectural and urban designs, art works, photos, videos, texts, etc. All you need to do in your designs is specify the exact location of your proposed intervention, and explain how your idea would improve the city and help the citizens.
The Municipality of Prishtina will be awarding the best proposal will the “Rexhep Luci” Award that also includes a monetary prize of 5000 € for 1st place, 1000 € for 2nd place, and 500 € for 3rd place. The most feasible projects might be implemented by the Municipality.
The terms and conditions of the competition can be found at: https://kosovoarchitecture.org/

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Type: Competition Announcement (Ideas), Open/International/Architecture
Website: https://r3.kontest.xyz/
Organizers: Zhejiang University, People's Government of Daxikou Township, Wuyi County
Coordinator: Kontest
Location: Shanxiabao Village, Wuyi County, Jinhua City, Zhejiang, China
Language: English
Registration Deadline: 20 December 2023, 11:59 PM
Submission Deadline: 20 December 2023, 11:59 PM
Price: $89 - 129 / Depending on the registration phase and participant types
Eligibility: Open to all
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