Architectures for Foggia 2019

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22 March 2019

Architectures for Foggia 2019

DEADLINE 31st MAY 2019

"Urban voids" and "Urban acupuncture"

the themes of the 2019 edition "

The call is online Architectures for Foggia 2019, the national ideas competition organized and promoted by Monti Uniti Foundation of Foggia and the "Umberto Giordano" Rotary Club of the capital, open to the participation of all professionals in possession of the requirements with the aim of providing territorial institutions and the public debate with project proposals useful for raising awareness on the issues of functional and environmental redevelopment of the city.

As always reserved for architects and engineers enrolled in the relevant professional orders, the competition, structured in the usual 2 sections, for the fourth edition indicates the "Urban voids" and the “Urban acupuncture”.

– Section 1 on the topic "Urban voids"

The theme relating to "Urban voids" concerns the city to be demolished, the city to be filled, between redevelopment, recovery, construction and re-construction. The idea is to eliminate openings, redefine the urban fabric, verify the potential and criticalities in terms of services, public spaces, green areas, meeting places, cultural containers, quality of urban residences.

– Section 2 "Giorgio Antonucci" on the theme "Urban acupuncture"

reserved for competitors under the age of 35.
The theme of "Urban acupuncture" concerns the arrangement of areas in the historic center and adjacent areas characterized by the presence of historical and artistic sites (churches, theaters, monumental buildings). The intervention may range from urban furniture to public green spaces, from a lighting-enhancement plan of the historic center and the adjacent areas mentioned above, up to the identification of a color plan, a prerequisite for the restoration of facades, courtyards, streets and widening. The project proposal must provide for an implementation contained in the total cost of 60 thousand euros: the level of representation must be useful to
understanding of the idea of site layout and of the materials proposed with three-dimensional graphic elaborations. Piazza Addolorata, Piazza Crispi, the "new" square and Largo degli Scopari, already the subject of competitions in the past, are excluded from the competition of ideas.

Results of the Competition and Prizes

The Competition will end with the approval of the merit ranking by the Bodies of the auctioneers and with the awarding of the following prizes:

– Section 1: "Urban voids": n. 1 prize of € 3.000 (three thousand) for the winning project, by way of reimbursement of expenses;

– Section 2 “Giorgio Antonucci”: “Urban acupuncture”: n. 1 prize of € 1,500 (one thousand five hundred) for the winning project, by way of reimbursement of expenses.

Project proposals must be received, under penalty of exclusion, by 12.00 on 31 May 2019 at the Monti Uniti Foundation of Foggia, Via Valentini Vista 1 – 71121 Foggia (FG).

Download the call in pdf by clicking here!

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