In this competition, organiser encourages participants to come up with visionary concepts for life in a scenario of extreme water scarcity .
Our water resources are at risk due to a series of human-related issues: water pollution, intensive runoff in urbanized areas, climate change, saltwater intrusion, freshwater waste. Freshwater scarcity might soon be an outcome of all these processes. Participants are asked to propose conceptual ideas to mitigate and cope with the effects of a water crisis in our cities, landscapes, and rural areas.
Waterless World is part of the “Cities of Tomorrow” competition series, developed to reimagine life through a variety of creative design concepts and ideas. What kind of role can we play as designers in reimagining urban life? How can we produce new inspiring visions to trigger a discussion around alternative models of living? Waterless World aims to answer those questions with a particular focus on the water crisis as a result of a global water shortage.
It's required only 2 drawings, absolute freedom of scale, site, or program. You are asked to reimagine urban life through a variety of creative design concepts and ideas.
➜ Innovation - In terms of program management, technology and originality of the formal solution proposed.
➜ Communication - Clarity, appeal and experimentation in the presentation of the proposal.
➜ Relevance - The degree to which the proposal is related or useful to the proposed theme.
These values will lead the selection of the finalists’ projects and they will be used by the jury as a guideline in their decision.
The winner will be announced between 3 – 7 April.
Entry fee starts from 40 € during the (2 – 14 January) Special registration period, after that period ends the amount of the entry fee will increase.
Who can participate? ⇣
Non Architecture Competitions are open to all human beings, from every age and cultural background, working in groups or individually.
Non Architecture Competitions will award only one winner that will receive 1.000 euros worth in gift cards from one of the major online shops chosen by the winner, and 7 honourable mentions.
The winner and the honourable mentions will be published in the Non Architecture Competitions books and website and reviewed in digital magazines and several architecture blogs.
The organization might establish additional special prizes and awards during the competition development and in the evaluation phase.
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