To enter the IAAC scholarship competition, please submit your design proposal by January 31st, 2021. Winners will be announced on February 15th, 2021.
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Each Educational Programme invites the student to submit a project which gives an answer to some of the current global challenges: Climate Crisis, Data Management etc. The information on the competition’s proposal (topic, requirements and format) for each programme is detailed below.
Advanced Climate Crisis Architecture – Design a computational or digitally fabricated architectural solution that questions the role of architecture within the current climate crisis. Applicants are free to choose the scale and the location of their proposal. – Submit a pdf file, A3 format, 3 pages max (max 8MB) containing: a short description in English of the project and the strategy/rationale behind the proposal.
Data Urbanism – To develop a strategy for urban planning and design based on the overlapping of different types of data, for a city of their choice. Submit a pdf file, A3 format, 3 pages max (max 8MB) containing: a short description in English of the project and the strategy/rationale behind the proposal.
Ecological Wood Construction – Propose a structure or design (from architecture to furniture) related to ecological principles using wood. Submit a pdf file, A3 format, 3 pages max (max 8MB) containing: a short description in English of the project and the strategy/rationale behind the proposal.
Master in Design for Emergent Futures – MDEF
Cultivating Regenerative Futures – MDEF aims to align designers with their purpose, but also with new principles of regeneration of the natural systems and human relations that make possible the inhabitation of life on planet earth. – Submit a pdf file, A3 format, 3 pages max (max 8MB)
What is your vision for a 3d printed architecture? – Submit a 2 page illustrated A4 document with a 400 word description and images.
To apply, each candidate should complete the Scholarship Application Form and upload their proposals.
Who can participate?
In order to participate, candidates interested in the Scholarship Competition must:
- Hold a first-level academic diploma or Bachelor degree, or about to graduate within the academic year 2020/21.
- Have a full proficient level in English.
- Complete the IAAC scholarship application form in full.*
*If you have already applied to an IAAC Master programme, please send an email to the Applications Department ([email protected]) to communicate that you are participating in the scholarship competition as well.
IAAC’s Scholarship Competition gives our master’s applicants the chance to win one of 3 partial scholarships covering 50%, 30%, 20% of the tuition fee of each IAAC’s academic programme.
Start date: 1st January 2021 – 00:00 (CET)
End date: 31st January 2021 – 23:59 (CET)
Winners announced: 15th February 2021 – 23:59 (CET)
The Selection Committee
The Jury will be integrated by master programme Directors, faculty and special guests and professionals coming from the different topics to be addressed by the 6 competitions.
The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia will release the name of the winners on its official website on February 15th 2021.