EFL Design Challenge #1: Affordable Community Living in Smart City Kalasatama

This Design Challenge offers student teams round the world the prospect to style an idea for a true site within the 175-hectare Kalasatama neighbourhood near the centre of Helsinki, Finland.

EFL is trying to find interdisciplinary, co-creative student teams who want to push the bounds of creativity and convey forth new ideas for sustainable urban communities on a real-life site.

Designs should accommodate diverse sorts of households across their life cycles, include community and shared facilities, and address the urgent got to mitigate and adapt to global climate change . they ought to incorporate sharing, learning, working, co-living, and other support scenarios and promote residents’ well-being, privacy, and social and economic inclusion.

Teams must be student-led, although they will include professionals, and must have the architectural design skills to make an idea to scale.

Why sign up? This Design Challenge offers participants a singular chance to explore opportunities for smarter, healthier, greener, and more digitally connected patterns of living, and build them into people-centred designs. for college kids , it represents a singular opportunity to style for a real-life project, win a cash prize, gain experience and recognition for his or her CV and/or portfolio, explore their creative side outside
their academic studies, and develop their team-working and design-thinking skills.

The winning team will win a €4000 prize and their design are going to be implemented onsite. The runner up will win a prize of €2000. there’s also an innovative thinking award of €500 and an undergraduate award of €500.

The Jury are going to be chaired by Anni Sinnemäki, Deputy Mayor for Urban Environment, City of Helsinki; jury members are still being confirmed. More details about the awards ceremony and entries exhibition are coming soon.

This competition is organised together with Village Co-Living, Living in Metropolises (LiM), the town of Helsinki, The Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA), London South Bank University LSBU, TU Tampere and GloBLD. it’s sponsored by the ecu Federation for Living (EFL) and therefore the Housing Finance and Development Centre of Finland (ARA).

Please register via the EFL website here: https://ef-l.eu/helsinki-village-co-living-competition-2021/

Download the information related to this competition here.

  • Title

    EFL Design Challenge #1: Affordable Community Living in Smart City Kalasatama
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
  • Organizers

  • Registration Deadline

    May 21, 2021 11:30 PM
  • Submission Deadline

    June 21, 2021 11:30 PM
  • Venue

    Kalasatama, Helsinki, Finland
  • Price


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