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!
In a world that is undergoing big changes imposed by the unknown, we forced to believe what we don't see.
Leaving our comfort zone forces us to rethink what we once considered to be right and which, after all, can be done in many other ways. We all have to hope that these uncertain times will pass and that after all one thing we all have in common,
we are all human beings regardless of color, race or religion!!
Download the brief here on the competition day, May 16th!
SCHEDULES and FEES
the beginning of the registration period: March 23rd
Promotional registration period from March 23rd to April 1st at 23:59 - Fee € 25
Regular registration period from April 2nd to May 10th at 23:59 - Fee € 30
Late period of registration from May 11th to May 16th at 11:59 - Fee € 35
After the competition start - Fee € 50
Publication of winners and honorable mentions at www.if-ideasforward.com on June 30th July 2nd
the competition date
// May 16th to May 17th //
The competition begins on May 16th 12:00 noon and ends at May 17th 12:00 noon (London GMT + 0:00)
1st Place € 500+ publication on the website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + 24H free registration + online subscription of DTF magazine
2nd Place € 150 - publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + 24H free registration + online subscription of DTF magazine
3rd Place € 50 - publication in website, social networks and media partners + 24H trophy + 24H free registration + online subscription of DTF magazine
7 Honorable Mentions - publication in website, social networks and media partners
Berrin Chatzi Chousein
Was born in Greece and graduated from the Middle East Technical University’s department of architecture. In 2008, she has been country editor at World Architecture Community and since 2014,she has been holding her position as editor-in-chief in the same website (www.worldarchitecture.org) worldarchitecture.org/berrinc, she has also served as the curator of the London-based studio Studio Egret West’s exhibition series “Young British Architecture” Exhibitions & Seminars. Chousein’ seminars have been held at Middle East Technical University in 2012. She is also working in editorial board of the Chamber of Architects-Ankara Branch. Her book review, which is titled Architecture Between Spectacle and Use, edited by Anthony Vidler published in thecharnelhouse.org and featured in architecturelab.net. Berrin’s piece titled ‘‘the other side of Venice Biennale 2012’’ about Venice Biennale 2012 published in her own WABlog. Her another piece titled ‘’A pioneer of Postmodernism:Hans Hollein’’ published in Medium. Berrin’s last article ‘’Aggregation’’ published in World Architecture Community
Born in Oeiras, he lives and works between Halifax and Lisbon.
Degree in Architecture from the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon and Master in Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London.
Architect registered with OA since 1989.
Associate Professor and Director of the School of Architecture at Dalhousie University, Canada.
He taught at the Faculty of Architecture of the Technical University of Lisbon, at the Faculty of Architecture of the Universities of Hong Kong, Minnesota, and Texas-Arlington.
External examiner at the Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London, between 2010 and 2015.
He attended the Visiting Teachers Program of the Architectural Association in 2007.
He worked with Henrique Chicó and Maria Manuel Godinho de Almeida in Lisbon, BDP in London, with Manuel Vicente and Irene Ó and António Bruno Soares in Macau.
Founded with Cristina Veríssimo CVDB ARQUITECTOS, an architecture firm with several award-winning projects and works, exposed and published nationally and internationally, with an emphasis on the 1st WAN award in 2013 in the category of educational buildings - constructed works and the Archdaily Best Educational Building of the Year award in 2014.
MC is an architect, Ph.D. in Architecture Theory in 'Usefulness of Architecture in the Information Society. He is Flexiexistentialist in personal and professional life attitude; University lecturer, project professional, an expert in the economic framework, and feasibility in architecture. Knight of the Order of Malta. He writes in the magazine ARQ.A and in the collection Essays of the Lusíada University. Curator of the Honorary Doctorate and the exhibitions of Nadir Afonso and João Charters de Almeida e Silva.
Architecture Course at the Lisbon School of Fine Arts (1983)
Member of the Order of Portuguese Architects, OA (1983)
Guest Member of Akademie Fur Baukultur (Germany)
Elected Vice-President of the Order of Architects (2011/2013)
Elected President of the Order of Architects (2014/2016)
Collaborates in the Atelier of the Architect José Santa-Rita (1976/1986)
Collaborates in the Atelier of Architect Manuel Vicente in Macau (1986/1988)
In 1990 he created the Atelier Santa-Rita Arquitectos with the architect José Santa-Rita.
Since 2007 he has been active in Poland in partnership with Atelier Grupaplatforma.
In 2016 creates Atelier Santa-Rita e Associados.
Associate Professor at the Autonomous University of Lisbon, UAL (1998 / ...)
Visiting Professor at the University of Minnesota (USA/1999/2000). Invited to critic; SCI-ARC, Los Angeles (U.S. 1997); Columbia University, New York (USA/1998); University of Granada (Spain / 2003/2004); SCAD, Savannah (U.S. 2010); RISD, Providence (U.S. 2011)
Invited as a Member of the Jury for Architecture Awards.
He participated in seminars and gave lectures in Germany, the USA, Spain, France, Hong Kong, Italy, Ireland, Libya, Macau, Poland, Portugal and Russia.
Invited to participate in the Akademie Fur Baukultur meetings, in Munster Osnabruk (Germany / 2003), Granada (Spain / 2008) and organized the meeting in Lisbon, 2004.
He participated in exhibitions in Germany, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Denmark, Scotland, USA, Spain, Finland, France, Holland, Hong Kong, England, Italy, Portugal, Poland, and Russia. Has published works in Germany, Argentina, Chile, Spain, England, Italy, Holland, Japan, Portugal and Switzerland.
// M.Arch, Partner & CEO Made
«Eivor is an architect and designer and have an extensive experience with concept development, sketchproposals & architectural competitions from here years as an architect at BIG-Bjarke IngelsGroup in Copenhagen. In 2018 she founded the design studio Made, together with the norwegian architecture firm Mad, working within the fields of production, product design and architecture on a daily basis.»
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