Ideasforward is a platform founded in 2014 with the objective of organizing international architectural competitions.
In 2020, we will expand our activity through the introduction of debates, exhibitions, formation and development of partnerships with other entities with common goals.
We believe that the future depends on valuing architecture through the education of society as a whole. This is how the partnership between IF and Exposalão is born, which, for the first time, are launching an 'architectural award' edition - DECOR HOTEL DESIGN AWARD.
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IF it is an international platform for competitions that aims to connect ideas from different areas of society in order to help transform cities and make them increasingly self-sustaining, efficient and green.
We are looking for innovative ideas and new ways of thinking.
In a global emergency period, it is increasingly important that we think globally.
IF is the space
Here, you can try and experiment, everything is possible!
AIM OF THE COMPETITION - 24H
A place where the time limit is used to stimulate your creativity.
This contest aims to present 24-hour architectural responses to the problems affecting cities and society today and consecutively the world, with a very strong focus on sustainable and environmentally friendly measures.
Commitment, perseverance, inspiration and hard work are all the necessary bases to develop a proposal that meets the premises that will be regularly disclosed in the competition summary.
There is a registration period when it ends, the competition starts!
You have 24 hours to develop a proposal that responds to the program contained in the contest brief that will only be available on the same day of the competition.
Take the risk!
The heart of culture will be the epicenter of all emotions, this Sacred place of wisdom and knowledge that feeds a people and moves them forward. Here minds are opened, and the reason is challenged. Feeling takes place and takes us to places we didn't know existed. We will be less reason and more emotion and, therefore, more human.
We will have the ability to dream and unveil the hidden. Learning that 1 + 1 may not be two and a square may not be just a square. Knowledge through culture has an abstract dimension that cannot be explained, but that is felt. Art is born, and the heartbeats!
Download the brief here on the competition day, February 19th!
SCHEDULES and FEES
Promotional registration period from November 14th to December 14th at 23:59 - Fee € 25
Regular registration period from December 15th to January 31st at 23:59 - Fee € 30 - € 25
Late period of registration from February 1st to February 19that 11:59 - Fee € 35 - € 25
After the competition start - Fee € 50
Publication of winners and honorable mentions at www.if-ideasforward.com on March 31st
the competition date
//February 19th to February 20th //
The competition begins on February 19th 12:00 noon and ends at February 20th 12:00 noon (Lisbon time)
1st Place € 500+ publication on the website, social networks and media partners + 24H free registration + 24h competition eBook
2nd Place € 150 - publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H free registration + 24h competition eBook
3rd Place € 50 - publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H free registration + 24h competition eBook
7 Honorable Mentions - publication in website, social networks and media partners
Mário Chaves, arch.
Ana Lagoa, arch.
Duygu Tuntas, arch.
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