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International Open to architecture students and professionals August 16, 2013

The program challenges participants to design a new Urban Vertical Farm and Botanical Gardens Skyscraper in Seoul City that takes into account the current situation of burgeoning urbanism and consumption in populated cities. The design should explore possibilities for Urban Vertical Farming communities and maximise the positive impact of Vertical Farming while being visually and aesthetically engaging. The end product must be an acceptable addition to the Seoul City Skyline and should respond to matters of spatial constraints and social, environmental, cultural and economic issues. The winning entrants will receive prizes totalling up to USD 6,000. For further information, log on to: Web:

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International Open to all September 01, 2013

The online platform ‘Crap is Good’ is organising another participatory book project tilted ‘What is the future of architecture? ll’, where participants are required to submit their answers to the question through any medium of their choice. The competition has also invited answers from several innovative architectural practices, thinkers and theoreticians to share their points of view as well. The successful first edition was able to publish all the entries that were fiction stories, philosophical email discussions, and series of images, photographs and poetry. Since it is a self-initiated project, the registration will require a participation fee of 20 Euros which will also cover the cost and delivery of the previous book to your doorstep! For further information, log on to: Web:

Spartacus Alive — international competition

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August 29 - 31, 2013 Goa, India

Kyoorius DesignYatra is holding its 9th edition of the design conference under the theme of ‘Create Change’ at the Grand Hyatt in Goa. The three day event touted as the total embodiment of the aspirations of the creative in India, will feature lectures by prominent personalities in the field of art and architecture. Established in 2006, the conference has attracted a large fraction of the society from various creative and corporate fields. It spreads awareness amongst design buyers such as corporations, organisations and governments. Kyoorius is a non-profit organisation initiated by Transasia Fine Papers to serve as a great platform for interaction and promotion of design in the country and is also one of the best conferences in India to gain tremendous knowledge of design from. For further information, log on to: Web:

The London Design Festival 2013 Date Venue

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September 14 - 22, 2013 London, UK

Conceived by Sir John Sorrell and Ben Evans, the London Design Festival 2013 is a major event since its initiation in 2003. It is a culmination of 300 events and exhibitions by several partner organisations across the design spectrum and from around the world. The event is held ‘to celebrate and promote London as the design capital of the world, and as the gateway to the international creative community.’ The Festival promotes the city’s design activities that are considered as both cultural and commercial. The programme ranges from major international exhibitions to trade events, installations, talks and seminars. For further information, log on to: Web:

Tent London 2013 Date Venue

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September 19 - 22, 2013 London, UK

The objective of the Spartacus Alive – international competition organised by the Government of Yaroslavl Region and the UNESCO World Heritage Committee among others, is to revitalise the ‘Spartak’ stadium in the historical center of Yaroslavl, a zone protected under the UNESCO. The competition requires the participant to re-invent the zone by providing a closed space for exhibitions, festivals and fairs. The goal is to create a new pavilion type of which a significant part will be a new exhibition space of the museum of local lore and history of the city.

An exciting event in tandem with the London Design Festival is the Tent London known for showcasing the most innovative designs in the industry. Now in its 7th year, the event serves as a significant platform for over 200 established and undiscovered talents to exhibit their creativity. The event is an excellent platform for all the young talent in the country providing them with the a broad visibility. It presents a great opportunity for interaction and learning as visitors are introduced to diverse points of view through installations, inspirational talks, and presentations from country pavilions. Since it is a juried event, the products exhibited are of high quality as they go through a selection process held throuhout the year. International trade buyers and key players from the media and design world are also expected to attend the four day event.

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Indian Architect & Builder - July 2013

International Open to all October 01, 2013


Seoul City Vertical Farm and Botanical Gardens Skyscraper

IA&B July 2013  

Indian Architect & Builder's July 2013 issue.

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