10x10 Shelter Challenge

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10x10 Shelter Challenge, focuses on Architecture, Building and Urban Design, and last date of submissions is: 31 / 10 / 2013
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SUMMARY

10X10 SHELTER CHALLENGE ________________________________________DESIGN-BUILD CAMP IN GHANA WHAT: Design-build camp for learning-by-doing in African architecture WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Open to all students and graduates of design, architecture, art, engineering and schools interested in rural community projects in Africa WHERE: Abetenim Arts Village, 20 kilometers from Kumasi in Ashanti Region of Ghana DATE: • October 1-30, 2012 • February 10-March 10, 2013 • May 1-30, 2013 • July 7-August [Read further].
 
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  SCORE   SCORE
· EVALUATION 0.00 · MAIN DETAILS 96.00
· DATES & TIMELINE 30.00 · FEES & COSTS 78.13
· SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS 0.00 · JURY DETAILS 0.00
· SECONDARY DETAILS 32.39 · ORGANIZER & SPONSORS 0.00
· PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY 0.00 · CONTACT DETAILS 0.00
· WINNERS OBLIGATIONS 0.00 · CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES 0.00
· ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS 0.00 · RESULTS 0.00
· AWARDS AND PRIZES 8.33 · DESIGNERS' RIGHTS 0.00
· PRESS RELEASE 0.00 · DESIGN BRIEF 0.00
 
MAIN DETAILS
KEYWORDS
TAGS, KEYWORDS AND KEY PHRASES
workshop, africa, land art, ghana, thnk, design-build camp, sang arts village, tamale, 10x10 shelter workshop, african architecture, open forum, rammed earth workshop, nka foundation, vault roof, art
CATEGORY AND FOCUS
DESIGN COMPETITION NAME
10x10 Shelter Challenge
WHAT IS THE GENERAL CATEGORY?
Architecture, Building and Urban Design
WHAT ARE THE CATEGORIES OR SUB-CATEGORIES?
There are not any sub-categories.
WHAT IS THE MAIN FOCUS OR SUBJECT?
Design-Build
WHAT IS THE GENERAL COMPETITION TYPE?
Total Design Competition (Idea + Concept + Product + Service etc)
WHAT IS THE GENERAL ORIENTATION?
Equal Orientation for All Arts, Crafts, Design and Technologies
WHO ARE THE TARGET PARTICIPANTS?
Creatives, Designers, Engineers, etc
IS THERE A PARTICULAR RESTRICTION WHILE DESIGNING?
No, There are no particular restrictions while designing.
CORE CONTACTS
WEBSITE
http://www.nkafoundation.org
CONTACT US PAGE
http://www.nkafoundation.org/contactus.html
CONTACT EMAIL
info@nkafoundation.org
SECONDARY DETAILS
LANGUAGES & ORIGIN
ORIGIN COUNTRY
Ghana
PRIMARY (NATIVE) LANGUAGE OF THIS COMPETITION
The native language of this competition is unknown or unstated.
DO THE COMPETITION HAVE AN ENGLISH WEBPAGE?
Yes
REPEATING FREQUENCY AND HISTORY
THE YEAR WHEN THE COMPETITION WAS ORGANIZED FOR THE FIRST TIME
2011
HOW MANY TIMES HAS THE COMPETITION BEEN ORGANIZED
This competition was organized 1 times
DOES THIS COMPETITION REPEAT EVERY YEAR?
No
REPEAT FREQUENCY OF THE COMPETITION?
Does not Repeat
ORGANIZER & SPONSORS
ORGANIZER
The name of organizer of this competition is not given or clearly stated.
ORGANIZER TYPE?
The type of the competition organizer is not stated.
NUMBER OF SPONSORS
The number of sponsors in this competition is not clearly stated.This competition does not have any sponsors..
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS & JOINING
AGE RESTRICTIONS OR LIMITATIONS
Age limits and restrictions (minimum / maximum age) is not given. Most probably, there are no age restrictions for this design competition.
CAN PEOPLE SUBMIT MULTIPLE DESIGNS?
It is not clear if people could submit multiple designs, but the best-practice is you would be able to submit a few designs if not too many.
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF SUBMISSIONS PER PERSON OR TEAM
The maximum number of submissions is not given.You can submit as many designs (infinite / unlimited) as you wish.
CAN PEOPLE JOIN AS TEAMS?
It is not clear if teams are allowed, in most cases teams would be allowed if it is not stated clearly otherwise, please check the competition website to make sure.
MAXIMUM TEAM SIZE
The maximum team size is not clearly stated, the best-practice is 5 (five) people.
REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL SCOPE OF THE COMPETITION
The regional or territorial scope / focused area of the competition is not stated.
THE EXLUSIVE REGIONAL OR TERRITORIAL AREA
There are not any exlusive regional or territorial areas for this competition or this information is not stated.
STUDENTS' OR PROFESSIONALS' COMPETITION?
This competition does not have any restrictions based on the backgrounds of participants, or this information is not stated.
OPEN TO ALL OR MEMBERS ONLY?
This competition does not restrict submissions based on membership, or this information is not stated.
ELIGIBILITY CONDITIONS URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the complete eligibility conditions of the competition is not given.
DATES & TIMELINE
START OF REGISTRATION DATE
It is not clearly stated when does the competition registrations start. Please check the submission date if it is given.
END OF REGISTRATION DATE
It is not clearly stated when does the competition registrations end. Please check the end of submissions date if it is given.
START OF SUBMISSIONS (START) DATE
Monday 1st of October 2012 (01/10/2012)
Submissions started 2240 days ago.
END OF SUBMISSONS (FINISH) DATE
Thursday 31st of October 2013 (31/10/2013)
Submission period have ended 1845 days ago.
HOW MANY STEPS OR PHASES ARE THERE IN THIS COMPETITION
Phases, steps or judging periods are not stated for this competition, the best practice is one (1).
JURY MEETING DATE
It is not clearly stated when the jury will meet. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
RESULTS ANNOUNCED TO WINNERS AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be announced to winners. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
PUBLIC RESULTS ANNOUNCED AT DATE
It is not clearly stated when the results will be made public. Please check the detailed competition timeline from their website.
DETAILED TIMELINE URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the detailed timeline for the competition is not given.
FEES & COSTS
All the fees given in this section are normally in EUROs, if you would like to convert the fees to any other currency such as USD etc, click here.
IS THIS COMPETITION FREE TO JOIN?
Yes, free to join for all.
GALA / CELEBRATION NIGHT FEE
The gala-night fee for this competition is not stated.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION OF DESIGNS FEE
The exhibition fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLIC RELATIONS & PR CAMPAIGN FEE
The pr-campaign fee for this competition is not stated.
TRANSPORTATION AND SET-UP FEE
The transportation and set-up fee for this competition is not stated.
PUBLISHING FEE
The publishing fee for this competition is not stated.
YEARBOOK (DESIGN INDEX, RESULTS BOOK) FEE OR COST
The yearbook fee for this competition is not stated.
OTHER FEES AND PAYMENTS URL
Webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of any other fees or payments is not given.
PUBLISHING AND AWARD CEREMONY
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED AS A BOOK
We are not sure if the competition results published as a book as this information is not given.
ARE THE COMPETITION RESULTS PUBLISHED ONLINE
The competition results may or may not be published online, this information is not clearly given.
IS THERE A GALA NIGHT / AWARD CEREMONY?
We are not sure if the competition organizers organizes an event to celebrate the awards.
GALA NIGHT & AWARD CEREMONY VENUE
We do not know clearly where will the ceremonies take place or what is the location of the gala-night.
IS THERE A PHYSICAL EXHIBITION?
We do not know for sure if the competition organizes a physical exhibition to display joining designs.
PHYSICAL EXHIBITION LOCATION
We are unclear about where will the exhibition take place or what is the location of the exhibition.
DOES DESIGNERS PHOTOS GET PUBLIHED?
We are not sure if the personal photo shots of designers get published in the results book.
PRIVATE INFORMATIONS GET PUBLISHED?
It is not very clearly stated if private informations such as contact details etc of designers get published in the results book.
IS THE COMPETITION RESULTS BOOK SOLD OR DISTRIBUTED FOR FREE?
We do not believe that the competition results books are distributed free to all, this information is not given.
IS THERE A POST-PR CAMPAIGN FOR WINNERS?
We are not sure if there is a public-relations campaign run for winners after competition results announced.
CONTACT DETAILS
ADDRESS TO SUBMIT
The postal address to send physical entries to the competition or contact for regular mail is not indicated.
CITY / COUNTRY
The city where the organizing institution is physically based is not given.
PHONE
Phone number of the competition is not given.
AWARDS AND PRIZES
NUMBER OF AWARDS
It is perhaps mistakenly stated that there are no awards in this competition.The number of different awards in this design competition is not given.
ARE THE NUMBER OF AWARDS BASED ON PERCENTAGE OR IS IT FIXED?
Information about the percentage based award distribution is not present.
TOTAL AWARD PRIZES IN EUROS
The total award prizes sum to: 84 Euros (€).
WILL PARTICIPATING DESIGNS BE REALIZED?
It is not clearly stated if the participating designs would be realized or not.
DISTRIBUTION OF AWARD PRIZES AND MONEY
How are the award money are distributed? Please choose the correct answer..
The award money distributions are not clearly stated.
AWARD #1
AWARD #1 NAME
The Name of the Award #1 is N/A.
AWARD #1 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #1 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #1.
AWARD #1 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #1 are: N/A.
AWARD #2
AWARD #2 NAME
The Name of the Award #2 is N/A.
AWARD #2 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #2 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #2.
AWARD #2 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #2 are: N/A.
AWARD #3
AWARD #3 NAME
The Name of the Award #3 is N/A.
AWARD #3 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #3 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #3.
AWARD #3 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #3 are: N/A.
AWARD #4
AWARD #4 NAME
The Name of the Award #4 is N/A.
AWARD #4 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #4 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #4.
AWARD #4 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #4 are: N/A.
AWARD #5
AWARD #5 NAME
The Name of the Award #5 is N/A.
AWARD #5 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #5 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #5.
AWARD #5 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #5 are: N/A.
AWARD #6
AWARD #6 NAME
The Name of the Award #6 is N/A.
AWARD #6 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #6 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #6.
AWARD #6 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #6 are: N/A.
AWARD #7
AWARD #7 NAME
The Name of the Award #7 is N/A.
AWARD #7 MONEY PRIZE
The monetary prize for the Award #7 is N/A Euros (€).There is not a monetary prize for the Award #7.
AWARD #7 OTHER PRIZES
Other secondary prizes, bonuses, gifts or incentives for the Award #7 are: N/A.
REMAINING AWARDS
FULL AWARDS LIST URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of remaining awards is not given.
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS & DETAILS
SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete list of submission requirements is not given.
PAGE / FILE NUMBER RESTRICTIONS
Page and file limits for this design competition is not clearly stated.
MAXIMUM FILE SIZE
Exact maximum file size permitted to be submitted is not indicated.
REQUIRE TECHNICAL DRAWINGS OR SOURCE FILES?
It is not stated whether technical drawings or source files for this competition are required or not.
REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS?
There is no information whether the competition requires physical submission or not.
ACCEPTED FILE FORMATS
There is no clear information on the accepted formats for this design competition.
SUBMISSION METHOD
The submission methods to this competition are not clearly explained.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF "HOW TO PRODUCE"?
Technical description of production methodologies is not asked for sure.
REQUIRED TO SUBMIT DESCRIPTION OF THE CONCEPT, DESIGN OR IDEA?
The competition call does not state that you need to submit a description of your concept, however it is best practice to submit if it is otherwise stated.
DIGITAL IMAGE PIXEL SIZE AND RESOLUTIONS
Pixel sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the digital images are not clearly stated.
PHYSICAL PAPER / PRINT SIZE AND RESOLUTION
Paper sizes are not clearly stated.
Resolution requirements for the printed images are not clearly stated.
EVALUATION, JUDGING AND SCORING
SCORING AND JUDGING DETAILS
EVALUATION CRITERIA & JUDGING URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the document that explains how the designs are evalauated and judged is not given.
DOES JURY MEET PHYSICALLY
It is not clearly stated if the jury will meet physically to perform judging or if it is an online judging process.
SELECTION SYSTEM
The organizers did not explain the selection system / voting mechanism.
IS THE COMPETITION OPEN FOR PUBLIC VOTING?
The organizers did not state if the competition is open for public voting or not.
IS A SCORE-SHEET SEND OR SHARED WITH THE PARTICIPANTS?
The organizers did not state if the competition participants (designers) would recieve/access a score-sheet or not.
ARE JURY NOTES SEND TO PARTICIPANTS?
The organizers did not indicate whether the competition participants (designers) are able to access or recieve jury notes or not.
IS THERE A NUMERICAL SCORE?
The competition organizers did not state if the designs judged by numerical scores or not and whether this information would be available to participants or not.
ARE STATISTICS PROVIDED TO PARTICIPANTS?
The organizers did not share whether the competition participants (designers) would be able to access or receive competition statistics.
JURY DETAILS
HOW MANY JURY MEMBERS
The size of the jury is not indicated.Perhaps it is based on public voting?
REMAINING JURY
OTHER JURY MEMBERS
The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists other jury members is not given, although it is indicated that there are more than 15 jury members.
DESIGNERS' RIGHTS
DESIGN RIGHTS ARE
Information regarding design rights are not disclosed or stated.
PUBLISHINGS OPT-IN & OUTS
Information regarding publishing opt-in and outs is not disclosed.
RETURN OF PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS
No information is available for the return of physical submissions.
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
TERMS & AGREEMENTS URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the page that lists complete general terms of the competition is not given.
TOTAL DUE FEES AND REQUIRED PAYMENTS
Total due fees and other required payments for this competition is not indicated.
WINNERS OBLIGATIONS
The obligations of the winners, for example if they do need to pay any more expenses etc, including advertsing, pr-making etc, is not indicated.
DOES WINNER DESIGNERS HAS TO PARTICIPATE IN AN EVENT?
The organizers did not indicate wheather the winners have to participate in an event or not.
DOES DESIGNERS NEED TO MAKE ADVERTISEMENT FOR THE COMPETITION?
The organizers did not state if the participating designers have to make advertisement for the competition such as sending e-mails, post-cards etc for promotive purposes.
POST COMMISIONING, WORK OPTIONS AND OBLIGATIONS
It is not clearly indicated if the winner designers need or given chance to work for the organizers or sponsors.
TRANSFER OR SALES OF DESIGNS
The organizers did not indicate if winners need or given chance to sell their designs to organizer.
CERTIFICATES AND TROPHIES
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED JOINING CERTIFICATES?
It is not clearly written in the competition call if the organizers would send printed certificates for joining the contest.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS PRINTED WINNERS CERTIFICATES?
It is not clearly written in the competition call if the organizers would send printed certificates for winning an award.
DOES THE COMPETITION SENDS WINNERS AN AWARD/TROPHY?
The organizers did not disclose if the winners would receive an award or trophy.
DOES THE COMPETITION PERMITS THE USE OF A "WINNER" LOGO?
No information is available regarding if the competition permits the use of a winners logo or not.
PRESS RELEASE
ANNOUNCEMENT TEXT
A press-release to distribute to press members, bloggers, magazine editors etc was unfortunetely not provided.
DESIGN BRIEF
COMPETITION BRIEF URL
The webpage address link (URL) of the complete brief & call for designs text of the competition is not given
RESULTS
NOTE: Expect this section to be filled only after the competition is finalized and results anounced to the public.
ANNOUNCED DATE
Results have either not been announced yet or not available in this page. Please check the competition website in case they might have already been posted there.
DETAILS
FURTHER DETAILS
10X10 SHELTER CHALLENGE ________________________________________DESIGN-BUILD CAMP IN GHANA WHAT: Design-build camp for learning-by-doing in African architecture WHO CAN PARTICIPATE: Open to all students and graduates of design, architecture, art, engineering and schools interested in rural community projects in Africa WHERE: Abetenim Arts Village, 20 kilometers from Kumasi in Ashanti Region of Ghana DATE: • October 1-30, 2012 • February 10-March 10, 2013 • May 1-30, 2013 • July 7-August 7, 201 • October 3-31, 2013 DEADLINE: No fixed deadlines (applications are accepted until all spots are filled) AWARDS: GH¢ 200.00 per project for materials. Organizers will also provide free accommodation. International participant will be responsible for own airfare and subsistence. This is a site-based design challenge for learning-by-doing in African architecture. The challenge is to design and build a 10x10 shelter that suggests a relationship between art and architecture by maximum use of local materials. The site is Abetenim Arts Village in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. For students, it is a unique opportunity to learn hands-on the intricacies of working with vernacular constraints of economy, material and social dimensions in a real-life project aiming to sustain social harmony through arts and architecture. In the process, the student will to learn to design what is build-able to make a well rounded graduate. For the professionals, you will find the hands-on design and construction experience a pause from your office work stress to rediscover the rudiments of architecture and nuances that can refresh your practice. To apply e-mail your CV, date you are applying and website/example of your work to info@nkafoundation.org. A school or an organization may apply as a group and fill up a camp session, and may request some modification to fit their context. This challenge is a part of our ongoing project of tapping local resources for sustainable development. For additional information on our previous projects go www.nkafoundation.org. Postal Address: Nka Foundation, Box Up 1115, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, Ghana
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