This year, architecture competition FUTUWAWA focuses on the most discussed and the most promising area of the capital city – Parade Square. The announced competition concerns the vision of this place.
Parade Square is a central place in Warsaw not only due to its location. This is a crossroad of ideas, inspirations, plans, interests and conflicts, but also our dreams and needs related to the quality of urban areas in the capital.
The resulting space is an area of an unrestricted experiment that allows you to play with the city, but also subject it to a discussion.
They inviting residents of Warsaw, architects, artists, students and everyone from around the world who would like to share their ideas for Parade Square to take part in this competition.
The Competition allows you to look for new ideas that will help to breathe new life into Parade Square. It is not they intention to abolish existing plans, but they also do not want to stick too close to them.
The submitted proposals can concern a new form and function of the Square treated metaphorically, symbolically, as well as conceptually. The vision should be materialized through concrete solutions, e.g. architectural, urban planning, design, animation, temporary, or related to art in public space, urban furniture, green areas, water bodies, new technologies, etc.
The topic is widely known in Warsaw. A new architectural project for the Museum of Modern Art and TR Warszawa Theatre, a longstanding debate on the development plan for the Square… Nevertheless, this discussion is not complete without talking about a vision for the Square and without answering some general questions. What are the future functions for the Square? What is going to fill in its area? What are the specific rules for it?
There is no entry fee for this architecture competition!
It's free to enter!
Residents of Warsaw, architects, artists, students and everyone from around the world who would like to share their ideas for Parade Square is invited to take part in FUTUWAWA 2016 competition.
FUTUWAWA is a two-staged competition. In the first part of the Competition, the Jury will select the most interesting projects for inclusion in an exhibition. During the second part of the Competition, the most interesting projects chosen by the Jury will be presented on Parade Square using Virtual Reality technology (9-11 September, 2016). After seeing the projects displayed on VR glasses, all Square users will choose their favorite projects. Voting together with online users, they will decide about the winners of three Audience Award.
One Jury Award of 7,000 Polish złoty and three Audience Awards of 1,000 Polish złoty each, will be awarded. In addition, in-kind prizes will be given to the winners in the following categories:
Competition Jury Award, Competition Jury Honourable Mention and 3 awards decided by the public vote.