3 projects receive a special mention by the selectors panel of Future Cities:
- Municipal Housing Secretariat of Sao Paulo, Brasil - ‘Catinho do Céu Complex’.
- Ateliermob - ‘Working with the 99 per cent'.
- Interazioni Urbane with ‘Fil Rouge_urban project’.
Read selectors' statement and full news: http://www.celesteprize.com/specialmentionsfuturecities/
Invite to the opening at 6pm, Monday 27 August at the Magazzino Gardini, Punta della Dogana, Venice, in which each project will be presented and the names of the three winning projects will be announced.
The 10 projects:
Ateliermob, Portugal, Working with the 99%
Pichler Georg, Austria, Dumplab
gravalosdimonte arquitectos, Spain, Estonoesunsolar
Giovanni Hänninen, Italy, Rendering The City
Interazioni Urbane, Italy, FIL ROUGE_urban project
KH 11, Denmark, BaseCamp: a pop-up culture
Municipal Housing Secretariat of São Paulo, Brasil, Cantinho do Ceu Complex
Paolo Patelli, Italy, A field is to play
Splace, Italy, Down Plastic Town
Claire Taggart, UK, Social housing
'Future Cities – Planning for the 90%' is a call for visual projects in any media capable of transforming our urban spaces. Artists, architects, photographers and designers are invited to reflect on issues facing people in private and public spaces around the world, such as housing, transport, environment, leisure, overcrowding, etc. proposing low cost, low tec solutions to improve conditions and understanding.
Creatives anywhere in the world can participate without limits of age, sex, experience or profession.
Your project is presented online and can contain up to 10 images (artworks, photographs, videos or renderings) supported by a textual statement. Entry fee per project is 30 euro.
The 10 shortlisted projects were chosen by a distinguished selection panel including Anna Detheridge, Richard Ingersoll, Joseph Grima, Fulvio Irace e Mary Jane Jacob, will be exhibited from 27 August to 1 September 2012 at Magazzini del Sale, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy, during the XIII Architecture Biennial of Venice, and will be included in a catalogue.
Three winners of the ‘First Future Cities Award’ will be announced at the exhibition opening on 27 August.
27 August - 10am to 9pm (inauguration at 6pm).
28 August to 1 September - 10am to 5pm.
Magazzino Gardini, (Magazzini del Sale), Punta della Dogana, Zattere, Dorsoduro 263, 30100 Venezia.
Future Cities - Planning for the 90% is a collaboration between Connecting Cultures and Celeste Network, in partnership with Domus Magazine, Bucintoro Cultura and Arte&Sale.