Floating Room Competition
230 young professionals under 35 of 18 different nationalities took part in the competition with 117 projects.
The jury was composed of Alberto Mottola, a member of Demogo; Andrea Masperi and Valerio Panella, members of Small Architecture Workshop; and two members of the Archistart team, Giacomo Potì, and Jolta Gurra.
The competition requires to design a double/twin “special room” with restroom, imagining it to be placed on natural or artificial water bodies, like Lake Iseo or La Darsena (Milan’s city dock) – by way of example, participants are asked to locate the designed room in one or both these reference sites indeed.
The architectural volume should have a maximum size of 25 sq m and a maximum height of 5 m, based on a platform of maximum 30 sq m. The room should be provided with a sleeping accommodation for 2 people, a restroom/wellness area and any possible special spaces.
Archistart for FRC2017 offers three prizes for a total of 2,500 Euros.
1st place 1,500 €
2nd place 700 €
3rd place 300 €
Archistart also promotes a social contest on its portal: prizes consist of free participation to IAH events (International Architecture Holiday) or free admission to an Archistart competition.