Tower of London International Ideas Competition

Tower of London Ideas Competition, architecture contest

Tower of London, International Ideas Competition

Architectural Contest Students and Graduates

6 Feb 2014

International Ideas Competition for London

International Ideas Competition for Architecture Students and Graduates

The Wilmotte Foundation’s international PrixW competition is calling for entries from architectural students and recent graduates. For the first time since the Competition began, the prestigious PrixW will focus on a UK site. The competition invites entrants to propose a new cultural and events centre at the Tower of London, London’s most visited tourist attraction. Prix W hopes that a site with such a long and illustrious history will fire the imagination of young architects across the world.

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The winner will receive €7000, with €5000 and €3000 respectively for the runners up.

The competition will be judged by an international panel and selected entries will be displayed in an exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale 2014.

The competition is now open and the deadline for submissions is 4th April. Interested students and architects are advised not to delay entering.

THE SITE IS BY KIND PERMISSION OF HISTORIC ROYAL PALACES (HRP)

About The Wilmotte Foundation
The Wilmotte Foundation is a charitable foundation set up by renowned French architect, Jean-Michel Wilmotte, to support architects in the early stages of their careers, to showcase young talent and to encourage education of the importance of marrying heritage and innovation.

Past sites of the PrixW competition include St. Elena, Venice and the French Nation Archives.

Details of the competition can be found here or for more information email fondation@wilmotte.fr or call +33(0)1 53 02 22 22.

Tower of London International Ideas Competition information / image from The Wilmotte Foundation


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