The Humankind after COVID-19 "The design challenge to reactivate the global economy", international competition now is calling for entries!
The Humankind after COVID-19, The ARK initiative and supported by REIN-OIS LTD invites all worldwide to participate.
The results caused by the COVID-19 outbreak are unimaginable and unpredictable yet, but we are already feeling the drastic effects. Richard Kozul-Wright, Director of the UNCTAD, estimates an impact that will cost the world economy around $1 trillion, expecting the worst scenario than the financial collapse in 2008.
What does the impact mean?
● Thousands of businesses in bankruptcy.
● Millions of jobs lost.
● Unstable political and social environment.
● Fewer opportunities, and more poverty. Propose a visionary project that helps to revive the economy of a region, city or community affected by the COVID-19 outbreak.
➜ Designs can be of any program, any scale, and on any site. Participants are free to experiment and explore the subject.
➜ The architectural concept helps to reactivate the economy from specific region, city or community.
➜ The proposal address one or more solutions for economic problems that emerged from the COVID-19 outbreak (e.g., jobs generation, unemployment, housing, reactivation for sectors like tourism, cultural or sports, support local business and entrepreneurs, macro-solutions for public spaces, etc).
➜ Text project summary in PDF (800-word maximum) in vertical format.
➜ 2 x boards A1 formatted landscape in PDF.
➜ Supporting images to include diagrams, plans, sections, concept explanations, and perspectives.
➜ An economic impact proposal that includes diagrams, statistics, or infographics connected to the design concept.
➜ The file must be saved as a PDF.
➜ All submissions must be sent via WeTransfer to the official email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The winners will be announced on 3 September 2020.
Entry fee starts from £45 and depends of the submission period.
Competition is open to all, and no professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).
Further Informations ⇣
For all further information about you need to consult the official website: https://www.theark.design/