Europan 16: Norway is out

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Europan is a competition for young professional architects, landscape architects and urbanists under the age of 40 years. Several sites are presented under the common theme Living Cities: Metabolic and Inclusive Vitalities. Deadline september 17th 2021.

Fagerstrand: Design a visionary infrastructure for humans and wildlife before the village, its nature and abandoned industrial compound is transformed by hungry developers into a densely populated satellite city of the Oslo metropolitan area.

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Levanger: Design an urban strategy and an innovative library to revitalize the historical town of Levanger, a town that struggles with the effects of heavy traffic, lack of activity and a centre where all buildings are protected as cultural heritage.

Hjertelia: Competition to design a housing project with community spaces, urban farming and coworking spaces on a controversial site outside of Oslo.

Risøy: Competition to design a sensitive revitalization of an industrial and historical island in the coastal city Haugesund.

Europan is open for multidisciplinary teams with at least one architect or landscape architect with a European degree or membership of a European professional organization. All participants must be under the age of 40 by the submission deadline.

Registration fee is 100EUR pr team.

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For each site a winner, runner-up and honorable mentions is selected:

1st: 12 000 EUR
2nd: 6 000 EUR

The different sites award further commissions based on the winning proposals. See the competition briefs for more information.

Øystein Rø - Transborders studio
Henri Bava - Agence Ter
Nina Lundvall - Caruso St John Architects
Sabine Müller - SMAQ - Oslo School of Architecture
Wenche Dramstad - Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
Berit Skarholt - Department for Planning, Norwegian Ministry of Local Government and Modernisation
Aga Skorupka - Rodeo Architects
Linn Runeson - Atelier Edit
Joakim Skajaa - SKAJAA - National Museum Oslo

Europan 16 has a total of 40 sites across Europe. See them all here: