Submission: May 10, 2014
Registration: May 1, 2014
Location: Dessau, Germany
Prizes: 1st Prize € 500 + comission 2nd Prize € 250 3rd Prize € 100
Type: Open competition for architecture students.
The goal of the competition is to find the best designs for a temporary Summer Pavilion. proposals for an innovative temporary structure that can be build, which provides shelter, shade, and seating for a range of events on a square inside the campus across the famous Gropius Bauhaus Building of 1927.
Just as this icon of Modernism stands for technical innovation and avant-grade design within its own period, the competition wants to address and demonstrate the capacity of contemporary architecture, by encouraging the employment of form-making and digital fabrication methods to transform space in order to captivate the public imagination.
As for the size of the task, the Summer Pavilion is set into a max. volume of 4.00 x 6.00 x 3.00 meters with a maximum height limitation of 3.00 m.
The competition winner will receive both a prize plus the offer to oversee the realization of the winning proposal on site, while the aim is to construct the Pavilion by the end of June 2014.