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Re-connect – Reimagining Furniture for Pubic Spaces

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Re-connect – Reimagining Furniture for Pubic Spaces

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Re-connect
Reimagining Furniture for Public Spaces
Host: Boun
Location: Worldwide
Discipline: Furniture Design
Typology: Street Furniture

PREMISE
Public spaces form an important spine for any scale of city. Users benefit from these in multiple ways such as, it is used as a place for exercising, place for relaxation, public gathering, community discussion or performances etc. It provides the user an opportunity to interact with the society. For metropolitan cities, it is also used as a breather for fresh air in an open piece of land.
However, with the sudden advent of Covid-19, many of these uses have gone for a toss! Surprisingly, people’s notion for a public space has also undergone transformation due to this very reason.

CHALLENGE
Design Street Furniture that can be placed in Public Spaces- Sidewalks, neighborhood parks and plazas.
The proposed design should be a take over existing street furniture following the Physical Distancing Norm. There is no limit to the size of the proposal. However, an attempt should be made at designing the same in a compact size such that the efficiency of the overall space can be maximized whilst abiding Physical Distancing.

Judges:
To be announced.

Timeline:
Registration Closes: 27th Dec, 2020
Submission Deadline: 12th Jan, 2021
Result Announcement: 11th Mar, 2021


Short Description

Design Street Furniture that can be placed in Public Spaces- Sidewalks, neighborhood parks and plazas .




Organizer

Boun

Link to Competition

Link to Registration form

Prizes

Prize pool of worth 24,000$
First Prize: 6000$ (For students and professionals)
Runner Up: 6 x 1400$ (For students and professionals)
People’s Choice: 4 x 600$ (Open for all)
Honorable Mention: 12 x 600$ Each

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

Minimum eligible age for participation is 18 years.
There is no restriction on the degree of design disciplines to participate in the challenge.
Participation in the competition can happen in a team as well as an individual.
Maximum numbers of participants in a team are 4.

Dates and Time Frame

Registration Opens July 9, 2020
Registration Closes December 27, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project January 12, 2021
Winners announcement Date March 11, 2021

Languages

English

Location of Competition

Worldwide

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