martedì 7 agosto 2007 - Idea & Design
Self-Sufficient Housing. The Self -Fab House
Self-Sufficient Housing. The Self -Fab House
2nd Advanced Architecture Contest
scadenza 17/09/2007

The Institute for Advanced Architecture of Catalonia directed by Vicente Guallart - ?is issuing an international summons to architects, designers and students from around the world, inviting proposals for the construction of self-sufficient dwellings with an emphasis on exploring people?s capacity to self-construct their own homes.

The 2nd Advanced Architecture Contest directed by Lucas Cappelli encourage in this edition of the Self-sufficient housing competition, the design of a ?SELF-FAB HOUSE? using industrial or traditional craft-based techniques generated on the basis of the knowledge of the information age, such as digital processes, software-driven manufacturing, skills and know-how in the use of new or established materials, the strategic recycling of other chains of production or familiarity with the historical processes of the construction of habitats in natural environments, revised in the light of new standards of sustainability.

The competition is opened to students and professional. There is no age limit; the projects may be carried out be individually or in groups, with no restriction on the number of members of the team.

Registration is free.

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