This design competition Liveable Leh: involve Ideas, aims to explore and develop cutting-edge innovations to fight global climate change at high altitudes. Research has shown that prime altitude areas are the earliest to be suffering from global climate change and thus are a bellwether for changes that other regions may experience within the future. the simplest ideas are going to be awarded, published, and disseminated to other similar regions which can find these solutions useful.
We seek proposals that are innovative, sustainable, and address Climate Change in high altitude regions. Participants may choose to submit solutions at the Macro or Micro-level
1. MACRO LEVEL:
Solutions should embody innovation and technological advancement elaborating on the issues at City and Regional Level. Application of sustainable techniques for construction, reusing building materials, reducing the carbon footprint; energy generation, waste management, transportation planning, urban design, water supply, livelihood generation, etc. are some key areas you may address.
2. MICRO LEVEL:
Solutions should exemplify innovation in passive and active design through products, details, and household level interventions that can be implemented at smaller scales.
Open to all undergraduate and postgraduate students of Architecture and Design across the world
Professionals under 30 years of age are also eligible to participate
Maximum of two members per team.
First Prize: INR 50,000
Second Prize: INR 30,000
Third Prize: INR 10,000
2 Jury Commendations: INR 5,000 each
The innovation/idea would be shared with LAHDC Leh, which is the local government, for adoption if found practical.
The best ideas will be awarded, published and disseminated to other similar regions which may find these solutions useful.
Registrations open: 28th October 2020
Registration Deadline: 25th January 2021
Submission Deadline: 30th January 2021
Download the information related to this competition here.
TitleCall for Ideas: Liveable Leh
TypeCompetition Announcement (Ideas)
Registration DeadlineJanuary 25, 2021 11:30 PM
Submission DeadlineJanuary 30, 2021 11:30 PM