Competition in sustainable design

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EUNIC in Greece and the Hellenic Ornithological Society launched an innovative environmental project, under the auspices of the Greek Ministry of Environment. The Landscape and Environment Project points at raising awareness and encouraging young people to become active in bringing about change. They are invited to design sustainable solutions based on the principles of ecology and the effects of climate change.
The Landscape and Environment project is being run in partnership with the School of Architecture at the National Technical University of Athens and ECOWEEK.
The core element of the Landscape and Environment Project, which includes an additional four components, is an architectural competition in sustainable design. The competition is aimed at students of architecture and other related disciplines. Applicants are invited to work together in interdisciplinary and cross-sectoral teams (comprised for example of architects, agriculturalists, environmentalists, geo-engineers, social scientists etc) and submit an innovative proposal for the design – or re-design – of the Park of Environmental Information & Sensitisation 'Antonis Tritsis'.
Launch of Competition:
27 January 2010
Competition Closing Date:
30 April 2010
 
PARALLEL EVENTS
 
In parallel with the competition, a series of open discussions and public lectures will take place. Distinguished speakers from the UK, France and Germany will be promoting the principle of sustainability and the exchange of expertise and best practice in sustainable urban design across countries.
 
Call for applications and application form can be downloaded here or here.

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