New design for sustainable Enel Primary Substation

New design for sustainable Enel Primary Substation تصميم جديد لمحطة Enel الأساسية المستدامة

New design for sustainable Enel Primary Substation

Enel Grids is calling on designers, architects, engineers, or inventors to reimagine its most iconic assets: Primary Substations!! The Company is looking for a new design concept to construct this innovative sustainable building system that must have innovative features in terms of design, materials, and construction, incorporating principles of sustainability within a circular design approach and better fitting into the urban landscape.

The deadline has just been extended until Nov 15th!

Furthermore, prizes include a financial reward of up to 40.000€ and the chance to work with Enel Grids. Proposals will be assessed by a prestigious jury of international experts in the fields of architecture, design, and sustainability, including:

  • Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel, a global architecture and interior design studio;
  • Arup, a London Based multinational engineering consulting firm focused on sustainable built environments;
  • Legambiente, an Italian non-profit environmental organization;
  • CIID, Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design;
  • Enel, an Italian consortium of Universities that operate on electric systems and facilities;
  • IED Istituto Europeo di Design;
  • Francesco Cascino Art Consultant.

Contest Timeline

Submission period: 13 May 2022 – 15 November 2022 (11:59 PM CET)


€40.000 (up to)

Eligibility Criteria

Participation is open to engineers, architects, designers, startups, scaleups, SMEs, and companies incorporated in any country, acting both as natural and legal persons.

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