Ideas Competition for Young Architects & Students. Architecture: Future of Past
The building of the Compagnie des Notaires de Paris, located in the heart of the capital, is to be transformed: an architecture competition is currently taking place to this end. Due to issues inherent to concepts of heritage and cultural identity, the transformation of this edifice raise multiple questions going beyond the simple protective prescriptions emitted by the city of Paris.
The present ideas competition, created in parallel to the main one for the building’s renovation, thus appears as its imaginary double.The question of our cultural legacy in the face of globalization’s dynamic sought to stay open to remain fertile: so, how do we conceive our future ways of living, with or without the memory and marks of the past, in the near or distant future? – In front of human societies’ involvement in a more and more virtual and technical world, and faced with the standardization of cultures and customs, what is to become of Paris’ identity? – As the capital keeps evolving through time, how can we approach its most timeless dimensions, its parts of myth, symbol and ideal? – Finally, how do we represent both future uses and our sensitive relation to the legacy left by the city’s architectural heritage?With the building of la Compagnie des Notaires de Paris as a starting point, this competition will allow students to initiate a reflection on the future of Paris’ heritage.For more information, go to: https://competition.bam.archi/cdne
The building of the Compagnie des Notaires de Paris, located in the heart of the capital, is to be transformed: an architecture competition is currently taking place to this end. Due to issues inherent to concepts of heritage and cultural identity, the present ideas competition, created in parallel to the main one for the building’s renovation, thus appears as its imaginary double.
Link to Competition
Link to Registration form
1st prize: €5,000 + web and printed publications+ 2 of the members (architecture students or young graduate in architecture) will be offered a 4-month internship/position in the winning team of the architecture competition for the transformation of the building of the Compagnie des Notaires.
2nd prize: €3,000 + web and printed publications
3rd prize: €2,000 + web and printed publications
Mentions: Aside from winning projects, two additional projects will be selected, published and then displayed in the Chambre des Notaires de Paris following the competition.
Type of Competition
Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)
Who can Participate
Teams can be multidisciplinary and comprise 1 to 6 members. At least 1 member of each team must be either enrolled in an architecture school or obtained a degree in architecture (in the last 3 years).
Dates and Time Frame
Registration Closes June 28, 2019
Deadline to Submit Project July 12, 2019
Winners announcement Date September 30, 2019
Location of Competition
Location of Project (if developed)
Banner, Poster, Brochure or Triptic of Competition