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.
Who can participate? ⇣
Competition is open to all, and no professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).