Competition: [RIO DE JANEIRO] Symbolic World Cup Structure

• March 16, 2013

This is a brief introduction of next Competition [RIO DE JANEIRO 07].

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INTRODUCTION

Rio de Janeiro is the second largest city of Brazil, the third largest metropolitan area and agglomeration in South America, boasting approximately 6.3 million people within the city proper. This makes it the 6th largest in the Americas and 26th in the world.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup which is an international association football tournament and the 20th competition is scheduled to take place in Brazil from 12th June to 13th July 2014. This will be the second time Brazil has hosted the competition with the first being in 1950, making Brazil the fifth country to have hosted the World Cup twice after Mexico, Italy, France and Germany.

AIM OF THIS COMPETITION

The aim of this International Competition is to design a free standing World Cup Structure in the heart of Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The design should create a social space which includes a live big screenTV, an information area, a cafe, etc…

This competition hopes to achieve the following:

  • Encourage and reward design excellence at a small scale which integrates function, structure, details and the spirit of the World Cup.
  • Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing an iconic structure that will be used by visitors during the World Cup.
  • Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.

COMPETITION STRUCTURE

This is a single stage Competition with the aim of identifing the most appropriate proposal, which best satisfies the general and specific objectives of the contest.

THOSE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE

Architects, Architecture Graduated, Engineers and Students. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter the Competition. Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group up to 4 members and there is no age limit.

+ For more information about the competition, please visit www.ac-ca.org

Note: This is an open International Competition hosted by [AC-CA] to generate progressive contemporary design ideas.
There are no plans for the Platform Prison to be built.

AC CA Rio 01 600x242 Competition: [RIO DE JANEIRO] Symbolic World Cup Structure

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AC CA Rio 02 600x242 Competition: [RIO DE JANEIRO] Symbolic World Cup Structure

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AC CA Rio 03 600x242 Competition: [RIO DE JANEIRO] Symbolic World Cup Structure

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