Concorso internazionale di architettura per un cliente esigente (Mr Santa Claus) alla ricerca di idee nuove e creative per pianificare un centro logistico vicino al Circolo Polare Artico nella città finlandese di Oulu. Il vincitore avrà la possibilità di svolgere uno stage retribuito (25mila euro) di 10 settimane presso lo studio Snøhetta a Oslo.
This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to show off your talent and creativity to win yourself our notable prize. We have a demanding client whose business is known all over the world. He is no other than Mr Santa Claus. He wants your help to plan a logistics center in the tough conditions near the Arctic Circle in the Finnish city of Oulu. We're glad that you're here, let the best ideas win!
The competition is being organised by Ruukki in co-operation with Snøhetta, Helsinki Design Week and the City of Oulu, Finland.
"Logistics centers often look kind of grey and boring. As a market leader and a man with a worldwide reputation, I'm looking for something completely different. I want you not only to come up with an idea for a building that works well but also provides visitors an experience which they will never forget. I'm looking for creativity. Energy-efficiency and sustainability are also appreciated, as they are crucial in the tough conditions we face near the Arctic Circle. I know Ruukki can help you with this challenge."
Ruukki specialises in steel and steel construction. Materials are refined into innovative, energy efficient and sustainable high quality Ruukki® products.
The ideas competition is open to professional architects and designers, or students in these fields.
a 10-week, fully-paid internship for one person and the opportunity to work on fascinating projects at Snøhetta, the international architecture, landscape architecture, interior design and brand design company Snøhetta in Oslo, Norway, from the end of August 2015. The approximate total value of the internship is € 25,000 (incl. salary, taxes, deductions and rent for an apartment in Oslo. The winning participant will also receive a cash prize of € 1,000. In addition, the jury will award a minimum of four (4) proposals a cash prize of € 1,000 each, and may also give honourable mentions.
web site competition http://unbelievablechallenge.com/