Submission: December 31, 2013
Registration: September 15, 2013
Location: New York, USA
Prizes: 2 x 1st Prize $10.000 2 x 2nd Prize $5.000 2 x 3rd Prize $2.500
Type: Open competition for architecture students
International architecture competition that invites architecture students around the world to apply their creative talents toward developing solutions, which integrate older persons seamlessly into the fabric of the community and include them in all social, cultural, and productive activities.
This competition was founded by the late architectural historian Dr. Albert Bush Brown in 1994. It is typically held in conjunction with a concurrent international conference held at the United Nations in New York dealing with “Caring Communities for the 21st Century: Imagining the Possible”.
The design competition program and the respective submissions must address a number of key concerns. They include the following issues critical to the success of societal integration of older people:
Key Issues include:
• Location • Connectivity • Symbiosis • Dignity • Access • Security