Winners of the International Edition of ISOVER 2014 Multi Comfort House Students Contest

During 3 days, between 28th and 31st May, 58 student teams from 22 countries competed in the 10th International Stage of the ISOVER Multi Comfort House Students Contest in Bucharest, Romania. Participants were coming from: Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Kazakhstan, Kirghizstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Turkey, and Ukraine.

International Edition of ISOVER Multi Comfort House Students Contest 2014

The event, dedicated to architecture students, aims at better disseminating the ideas of energy efficiency as well as the different comfort dimension among these future opinion leaders. It is based on the ISOVER Multi Comfort House Concept and it was originally held at international level in Bulgaria in 2005.
The competition is structured in 2 stages: national stages followed by an international one were the best projects from each country compete.
For 2014 edition, 1500 students from more than 100 universities registered for the participation to the national stages.
Participating countries to final stage of ISOVER Multi Comfort House Students Contest Edition 2014. First time participating countries: Belgium, France and Kyrgyzstan.

 

 

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The participants to ISOVER Multi-Comfort House Students Contest 2014 Edition were requested to design a school dedicated to children between the ages of 6 to 10, that combined classical school elements with modern learning facilities taking in to account the existing realities for the new ECO Project developed by the Municipality of Gaziantep, Turkey.

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In order to provide the participants with all necessary documents and information two websites were created:
…….– www.isover-students.com
containing information about the current task, pictures and plans as well as all the projects and task from the previous years
…….– www.isover-constructions.com

containing a complete data base with constructions details in CAD format, documentation and brochures needed for the development of the task.

Participants to ISOVER Multi Comfort House Students Contest Edition2014 International Stage

 

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The contest started with the opening of poster exhibition giving the participants as well as jury members a first chance to see all the proposed projects.

During the second day each participating team had the opportunity to present their design and ideas to the jury and other participants as well as to friends and colleagues watching them online as the event was webcast live.

The third day was reserved for a guide tour of Bucharest followed in the evening by the awarding ceremony.
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For the members of the jury:

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Architect, Green Building Expert,
Gaziantep Metropolitan Municipality Turkey                   ……..
Mrs. Zaure Aitayeva,
Architect, Senior Manager – Department of Architecture,
National Company Astana EXPO-2017 Kazakhstan
Mr. Roland Matzig,
Architect, Certified PH designer, RMP architects Germany
Mr. Slawomir Szpunar,
Architect, International Marketing Director,
Saint-Gobain Construction Products France
Mr. Leif Andersson,
Engineer, International Manager  Innovation & Solutions,
Saint-Gobain Insulation France

 

 

choosing the winners proved to be a challenging task as all projects proposed creative approaches supported also by strong technical background.
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The jury decided to award four supplementary Special Prizes for the quality of the projects to:

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……… Bogush Victoria, Belazorava Veranika from Belarusian National Technical University, Belarus
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Anna Hots, Ulyana Prytyka, Lili Rudenko from Lviv National Polytechnic University, Lviv, Ukraine
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Anton Fedyanin from Kazakh National Technical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Heba Nazer, Abril Balbuena, Umer Mahmood from University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
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The winners of the prizes were:
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3rd PRIZE: RADU ENEA, CLAUDIU UNGUREANU  from Gheorghe Asachi Technical University, Lasi, Romania

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2nd PRIZE: ZUZANA ZELINGEROVA, MAREK NOVAK from Czech Technical University, Prague, Czech Republic

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1st PRIZE: HAGAI BEN NAIM, WENXIN NAN, MARCIA KURBRUSLY from National Superior School of Architecture, Paris Malaquais, France

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Students Hagai Ben Naim, Wenxin Nan, Marcia Kurbrusly from National Superior School of Architecture, Paris Malaquais, France  – winners of the first Prize at the 10th International Edition of ISOVER Multi Comfort House Students Contest
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The launch of ISOVER Multi Comfort House Students Contest 2014 Edition will be done in the beginning of August. For more information stay tune on www.isover-students.com.