Academic Competition: Tourist Accommodation Protot

• March 18, 2011

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Arquideas informs that the registration period for the Tourist Accommodation Prototype (TAP) Santorini 2011 academic competition is open.


The objective of the current contest is to contribute with new ideas for a Tourist Accommodation Prototype (TAP), taking as example of its location the singular setting of the Santorini’s coast line and the Nea Kameni and Palea Kameni islands. A new model for tourist accommodation in which it resolves the problems within its location, in accordance to contemporary bioclimatic criteria and sustainability able to be adapted to other contexts with similar landscapes around the world.


Registration period: Mach 1st, 2011 to May 1st, 2011
Deadline for Submissions of Proposals: June 30th, 2011
Jury’s decision: July 31st, 2011


4700 euros in cash + Publication of awarded projects in AV Proyectos magazine and TC Cuadernos magazine + 1 year free subscription for the best proposal to AV Proyectos magazine + 5 issues of TC Cuadernos magazine + Exhibition all projects in


  • Mr. Jordi Ludevid i Anglada, architect (President of the Architect Associations Council of Spain (CSCAE))
  • Mrs. Martha Thorne, urbanist (Executive Director of the Pritzker Architecture Prize)
  • Mr. Edgar Gonzalez, architect (Jury of FAD Awards 2011)
  • Kike Sarasola, hotelier businessman (Founder and President of Room Mate Hotels)
  • Mr. Jorge Arevalo Martin, student of architecture (Winner’s team representative of the International Museum of Volcanoes (IMOV) Lanzarote 2010 academic competition)

+ For more information about the competition, please visit


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