Submission: September 1, 2014
Registration: August 21, 2014
Prizes: 1st Prize € 1.000 2nd Prize € 1.000
Type: Open competition for architects and architecture students.
The merging of different aspects of high quality architecture in sustainable building structures is the primary goal of teaching and research activities at the Department of Building and Environment. Here, daylight is a key factor in the architectural design. To highlight the special importance of natural light on architectural qualities, the Department for Building and Environment announces the competition “Daylight Spaces” for the fourth time.
Until the economic production of artificial lighting systems daylight was of supreme importance for the utilisation of buildings and determining element for special design. Therefore, architectural interventions on existing and historical buildings and design strategies for optimized natural light entries and high levels of daylight autonomy are in the focus of interests.
The planning, discovery, observation, analysis or evaluation of an efficient way to improve the daylighting of buildings is the topic of the competition “Daylight Spaces” and ought to contribute to the awareness of the designing with daylight.