Register April 17, 2019 | Submit April 17, 2019 | Free Architecture Competitions
USM and ADEYAKA BCN, in collaboration with Herman Miller and Tecno, with the experience of the Fundació Mies van der Rohe, are holding a competition of ideas for architects, designers and students, with the aim of reflecting upon work spaces. The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich for the 1929 International Exhibition, is to be used as the setting for the competition.
25.03.2019 Competition launch
10.04.2019 at 23:59 GMT +1 – Last day for entries and queries about competition procedures
24.04.2019 EXTENSION UNTIL 17.04.2019 at 23:59 GMT +1 – Last day for receiving proposals
06.06.2019 Awards ceremony at the Barcelona Pavilion
The jury will select 9 proposals as finalists, of which 3 will become the winners.
The 3 winning projects will be reproduced with VR technology and will be able to be visited virtually during the awards ceremony to be held on 6th June 2019 at the Barcelona Pavilion. There will also be a video made for each of them which recreates the VR experience. The finalists will be given a gift
In addition to this, the winners will receive a piece of furniture and a trip for two people to the headquarters of one of the sponsors (Münsingen, Switzerland; Melksham, UK; Milan, Italy). The trips will be made to and from European countries.
The jury will comprise a renowned, highly acclaimed professional, a representative from USM, a representative from ADEYAKA BCN and a representative from the Fundació Mies van der Rohe Barcelona.
The jury will evaluate the architectural quality of the adopted solutions, the choice of furniture, its originality, and the possibility of adapting the proposals to the challenges of the future.
The jury’s decision will be revealed at the awards ceremony on 6th June 2019 at the Barcelona Pavilion.