Lanzarote Dynamic Square Competition

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Lanzarote Dynamic Square Competition

El Cabildo de Lanzarote Competition for the city of Arrecife: Buildings in the Canary Islands, Spain

Dec 27, 2017

Lanzarote Dynamic Square Competition

# 015 Lanzarote Dynamic Square

Design contest by Rethinking Competitions

English text (scroll down for Spanish):

The Cabildo of Lanzarote has been trying since 1989 to reactivate and enhance the cultural attractiveness of Arrecife. The main objective of this project is to convert the El Almacén plaza (Arrecife) into an urban point of culture and social meeting. And with this contest it is intended to take an important step for it since the proposal will be built.

Lanzarote Dynamic Square Competition
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Objectives:

• Sustainability and energy efficiency. The square with an area of more than 1000 m² can be a source of solar use either for the activities that are going to be developed as a possible source of power for the El Almacen building.

• Environmental Protection. The intervention must be respectful with the Environment, proposing a sustainable use.

• Treatment of facades of the surrounding buildings. The dividing wall of the adjacent building will be used as a white screen of Video Mapping that of a changing aspect to the square.

• Shadow: Elements will be available to hang different elements that shade the square. In addition to the need to include vegetation.

• Accessibility: it must be accessible to all people with reduced mobility.

• Tours. Access must be provided for vehicles for loading and unloading at specific times. The rest of the time will be a pedestrian square (and environment).

• Polyvalence: the mixture and the different uses should be encouraged.

The Cabildo of Lanzarote has a Budget for the execution of the same of350,000 Euros

PRIZES
First prize € 6,000 + construction
Second prize € 4,000
Third prize € 2,000

You can find all the information here:  Lanzarote Dynamic Square Competition

Rethinking Competitions

Spanish text:

INFORMACIÓN

El Cabildo de Lanzarote lleva desde 1989 intentando reactivar y potenciar el atractivo cultural de Arrecife. El objetivo principal que busca este proyecto es convertir la plaza de El Almacén (Arrecife) en punto urbano de cultura y encuentro social. Y con este concurso se pretende dar un paso importante para ello ya que la propuesta será construida.

Características
• Sostenibilidad y eficiencia energética. La plaza con una superficie de más de 1000 m² puede ser una fuente de aprovechamiento solar ya sea para las actividades que se vayan a desarrollar como de posible fuente de alimentación del edificio El Almacén.
• Protección del Medio Ambiente. La intervención debe ser respetuosa con en Medio Ambiente planteando un uso sostenible.
• Tratamiento de fachadas de los edificios aledaños. La medianera del edifico colindante será utilizada como una pantalla blanca de Video Mapping que de una aspecto cambiante a la plaza.
• Sombra: Se dispondrá de elementos que permitan colgar diferentes elementos que den sombra sobre la plaza. Además de la necesidad de incluir vegetación.
• Accesibilidad: debe ser accesible a todas las personas de movilidad reducida.
• Recorridos. Se deberá prever el acceso de vehículos para carga y descarga en momentos puntuales. El resto del tiempo será una plaza (y entorno) peatonal.
• Polivalencia: la mezcla y los diferentes usos deberán fomentarse.

El Cabildo de Lanzarote cuenta con un P.E.M (Presupuesto de Ejecución Material) para la ejecución del mismo de 350.000 Euros.

PREMIOS
Primer premio 6.000 € + construcción
Segundo premio 4.000 €
Tercer premio 2.000 €

Toda la información se encuentra en: Lanzarote Dynamic Square Contest


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