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Unexpected City – International Student Competition in Architectural Design


Theme: Architecture in Transformation Topic: Unexpected City
Registration Deadline: 30th June
Submission Deadline: 31st August

The competition of this year continues to focus on the theme of “Architecture in Transformation” with the topic “Unexpected City” decided by Daniel Libeskind, Chairman of the jury.
Daniel Libeskind elaborates the topic as follows: We know the digital city, the sustainable city, and the smart city. But city in transition is also about the unexpected city, like the unexpected creative city, the unexpected social city, the unexpected public space that a city can have, the unexpected city of art, the unexpected social and cultural encounters that a city can give us. So I think the “Unexpected City” is also the city in transition and the city of future. It’s about everything which is not what I expected. It’s about everything which is not on the agenda but will become our agenda because of the creative process.

You can download the full brief of the competition HERE.

Architecture in Transformation: Unexpected City – Competition is NOT an IAF event and is delivered by International Union of Architects for more information please visit this website.