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“Young Arab Architects” Architecture Competition

Type: International
Category: Architecture
Subject: Architecture
Registration deadline: April 30, 2012
Submission Date: April 30, 2012

The CA’ASI _an association set up by AS.Architecture-Studio_ and the Arab World Institute (IMA) are organizing an architectural competition which will highlight the dynamics of the young Arab architecture.

The best projects of this international competition open to young Arab architects will be exhibited in 2012 at CA’ASI, during the International Architecture Biennale, and at the Arab World Institute in Paris. This competition is a unique opportunity to underline the important role played by the Arab World today, reflected by the renewal of its architecture.

As a result of its international activities in many foreign countries, particularly in Arab countries and in China, AS. Architecture-Studio has founded the CA’ASI Association, in order to promote dialogue between architecture, contemporary art and the Biennale worldwide visitors. During the 13th International Architecture Biennale, CA’ASI will open the doors of Palazzo Santa Maria Nova to emerging Arab architects. On the occasion of its 25th anniversary, IMA, together with AS, is the other project initiator. An enlarged exhibition will be displayed at IMA in order to emphasize the creativity and originality of new Arab architecture.
With the «Collateral Events» accreditation during the International Architecture Biennale, the «Young Arab Architects» exhibition will display a rich and unique image of the Arab architecture to the visitors of the Biennale, and then during the exhibition held at IMA in Paris. The competition is launched in December 2011. All documents must be submitted by the end of April 2012 at the latest. An international jury will meet in Paris at the end of May, in order to select the winners and the projects that will be displayed. The award ceremony will be held at IMA. The winners will be invited to present their project during a selective exhibition at CA’ASI in Venice, during the 13th International Architecture Biennale, and then during an enlarged exhibition at IMA, on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.


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