eVolo Magazine is pleased to invite architects, students, engineers, designers, and artists from around the globe to take part in the eVolo 2021 Skyscraper Competition.
Established in 2006, the annual Skyscraper Competition is one of the world’s most prestigious awards for high-rise architecture.
The competition recognizes outstanding ideas that redefine skyscraper design through the implementation of novel technologies, materials, programs, aesthetics, and spatial organizations; along with studies on globalization, flexibility, adaptability, and the digital revolution. It is a forum that examines the relationship between the skyscraper and the natural world, the skyscraper and the community, and the skyscraper and the city.
The participants should take into consideration the advances in technology, the exploration of sustainable systems, and the establishment of new urban and architectural methods to solve economic, social, and cultural problems of the contemporary city including the scarcity of natural resources and infrastructure and the exponential increase of inhabitants, pollution, economic division, and unplanned urban sprawl.
There are no restrictions in regards to site, program or size. The objective is to provide maximum freedom to the participants to engage the project without constraints in the most creative way. What is a skyscraper in the 21st century? What are the historical, contextual, social, urban, and environmental responsibilities of these mega-structures?
➜ 2 x boards, 24″(h) X 48″(w) in horizontal format, 150 dpi, RGB, JPG files, with the project information including plans, sections, and perspectives. Participants are encouraged to submit all the information they consider necessary to explain their proposal.
➜ A DOC file containing the project statement (600 words max).
➜ A DOC file containing the entrants’ personal information.
The winners will be announced on April 27, 2021.
➜ Early Registration (November 17, 2020): USD $95
➜ Late Registration (January 26, 2021): USD $135
Who can participate? ⇣
Architects, students, engineers, and designers are invited to participate in the competition. Organizer encourage you to have multidisciplinary teams.
➜ 1st place – $5000 USD
➜ 2nd place – $2000 USD
➜ 3rd place – $1000 USD
Winners, honorable mentions, and selected projects will be published in the forthcoming book EVOLO SKYSCRAPERS 4 to be released in 2021.
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