Symbolic World Cup Structure Competition

Symbolic World Cup Structure Competition, Rio de Janeiro Contest, Brazil Architecture

Symbolic World Cup Structure Competition, Brazil

Free Standing Structure Contest for 2014 FIFA World Cup – hosted by [AC-CA]

27 Feb 2013

Free Standing Structure Contest

Symbolic World Cup Structure Competition, Spain

Host: [AC-CA]

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INTRODUCTION
Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city of Brazil, the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper. This makes it the 6th largest in the Americas and 26th in the world.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup which is an international association football tournament and the 20th competition is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12th June to 13th July 2014. This will be the second time Brazil has hosted the competition with the first being in 1950, making Brazil the fifth country to have hosted the World Cup twice after Mexico, Italy, France and Germany.

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AIM OF THIS COMPETITION
The aim of this International Competition is to design a free standing World Cup Structure in the heart of Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The design should create a social space which includes a live big screenTV, an information area, a cafe, etc…

This competition hopes to achieve the following:
Encourage and reward design excellence at a small scale which integrates function, structure, details and the spirit of the World Cup.
Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing an iconic structure that will be used by visitors during the World Cup.
Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

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COMPETITION STRUCTURE
This is a single stage Competition with the aim of identifing the most appropriate proposal, which best satisfies the general and specific objectives of the contest.

THOSE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE
Architects, Architecture Graduated, Engineers and Students. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter the Competition. Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group up to 4 members and there is no age limit.

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Competition Schedule
Start of Competition and Early Bird Registration : 1 Mar – 1 May 2013
Late Competition Registration : 2 May – 30 Jun 2013
Deadline for Questions : 10 Jun 2013
Closing Date for Submissions : 5 Jul 2013
Jury Evaluation : 10 Jul – 17 Jul 2013
Announcement of Winners – 20 Jul 2013

AWARDS
Winning participants will receive prizes totaling US$ 6,000 with the distribution as follows:
1st PRIZE: US$ 3,500
2nd PRIZE: US$ 1,700
3rd PRIZE: US$ 800
There will also be 7 honorable mentions.

Note: This is an open International Competition hosted by [AC-CA] to generate progressive contemporary design ideas. There are no plans for the design to be built.

How to enter? Please visit Brazil World Cup Structure Competition – external link to [AC-CA]

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2014 FIFA World Cup Stadiums

Minerião / Mineirinho Complex, Belo Horizonte
gmp – von Gerkan, Marg & Partners
Mineirão Stadium
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Minerião Stadium

Amazon Sports Complex, Manaus, east Brazil
gmp – von Gerkan, Marg & Partners
Amazon Sports Complex Building
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Amazon Sports Complex

Mané Garrincha Stadium, Brasília, central Brazil
gmp – von Gerkan, Marg & Partners
Brasília Stadium
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Mané Garrincha Stadium Brasília




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10Up 2013 Architecture Competition
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Docomomo Architecture Competition
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Docomomo Central Bank Architecture Competition

Building Competitions : Archive

Architecture in Brasil

Brazil Architecture

Brazilian Architects

Brazilian Buildings

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