Next Landmark, Helsinki 2013 Floornature International Architecture and Urban Photography Contest

Next Landmark – Helsinki 2013 Floornature International Architecture and Urban Photography Contest

Content and goals
WWW.FLOORNATURE.COM, architecture, design and project culture portal is holding the second
international contest for young architects: NEXT LANDMARK.
The idea is to spotlight and acknowledge the merit of unpublished research and new projects to
provide greater visibility and a chance at success for the new generation of architects and architecture
photographers, promoting what they are doing or planning for contemporary living. An ethical
opportunity with a declared interest in the community, helping up-and-coming architects move
forward in their careers.
Next Landmark 2013 is being held in collaboration with Università IUAV di Venezia (university of
architecture in Venice) and with the Masters course of Integrated Communication and Design (MSTC)
at IUSVE (Salesian Pontifical University of Venice).
There is no Contest entry fee and it is all held online.
Brief
The contest is broken down into three sections, recognising the general merit of all forms of expression
of architecture for the future of the millennium.
First Work category:
• completed and built architecture projects by architects who graduated after 1st January 2000;
Research category:
• unbuilt projects for urban redevelopment, ideal buildings, dissertations and theoretical reflection
on contemporary living by architects who graduated after 1st January 2000;
Photography category:
• Photography study of the new urban Landmark with a creative and original interpretation. The
photography category is open to all designers, architecture photographers and students enrolled
in an Architecture/Design/Engineering Degree. Basic analogue and digital photography skills
are required to create a well-proportioned portrayal of architecture according to contemporary
photography trends.

Next Landmark, Helsinki 2013 Floornature International Architecture and Urban Photography Contest

Eligibility
The contest for the Research and First Work categories is open to all design professionals (architects,
engineers, landscape architects, urban planners, designers) who graduated after 1st January 2000.
The contest for the Photography category is open to all designers, architecture photographers and
students enrolled in an Architecture/Design/Engineering Degree.
Contestants may enter individually or as part of a team.
In the case of team entries, while recognising all members as owners of the submission, the contest
organisers require a team leader to be nominated as the single contact person to liaise with the
organisers and in whose name the award will be presented, if applicable.
Contestants may enter only once in each category, either individually or as a member of a team.
Registration
There is no contest registration fee.
Contestants may register until 30th June 2013, by completing the online registration form in the
registration section of the contest.floornature.com mini-site. After completing the accreditation
information, entrants will be given an alphanumerical identification code to upload the required
material.
If you need more information, please send an email to the administrative office:
contest@floornature.com

Prize
The Jury will award the following prizes:
Winner in the First Work category:
• trip for two people to Helsinki with accommodation for 3 nights during the Helsinki Design Week
(13th – 16th September) + tour
• certificate as winner of the First Work category in the Floornature Contest;
• display of the project in the contest Exhibition held at SpazioFMG in Milan from 2nd to 11th October
2013;
• publication of the project on www.floornature.com, on the FB page, in newsletters and in
LivegreenBlog
Winner in the Research category:
• 3-month internship at BNKR architecture firm in Mexico City (date to be arranged). Floornature will
cover the winner’s travelling expenses to Mexico City.
• certificate as winner of the Research category in the Floornature Contest;
• display of the project in the contest Exhibition held at SpazioFMG in Milan from 2nd to 11th October
2013;
• publication of the project on www.floornature.com, on the FB page, in newsletters and in
LivegreenBlog
Winner in the Photography category:
• trip for two people to Helsinki with accommodation for 3 nights during the Helsinki Design Week
(13th – 16th September) + tour
• publication on www.floornature.com of an exclusive photographic reportage executed during
Helsinki Design Week;
• certificate as winner of the Photography category in the Floornature Contest;
• display of the project in the contest Exhibition held at SpazioFMG in Milan from 2nd to 11th October
2013;
• publication of the project on www.floornature.com, on the FB page, in newsletters and in
LivegreenBlogTwo honourable mentions in each category will be award

Website: http://contest.floornature.com/