This international one-stage architecture ideas competition invites all architecture and landscape architecture students, young architects and landscape architects, young professionals with a degree in architecture studies or landscape architecture studies (≤ 40 years old) to develop and submit compelling ideas for the design of a Site Shelter located at the ‘Nossa Senhora da Luz’ Fortress in Peniche, Portugal.
The ‘Nossa Senhora da Luz’ Fortress is a significant landmark located within a remarkable place; a powerful natural scenery where traces from the Fortress emerge from the landscape and together with the cliff surfaces eroded by wind and the immensity of the ocean are notable features within this setting.
When generating a vision for an intervention located within such a remarkable place, it is essential that each design proposal emphasizes, respects and celebrates the site and existing ruins, while provide a unique and memorable experience.
Each team may be composed of 1 up to 4 team members and may include multidisciplinary members (architects, landscape architects, urban designers, artists, etc) as long as a single architecture student or landscape architecture student, young architect or landscape architect, young professional with a degree in architecture studies or landscape architecture studies is part of the team. It is not mandatory to be a registered architect or landscape architect.
1st Prize 2000€
2nd Prize 1000€
3rd Prize 500€
7 Honorable Mentions