ARCH+ Journal for Architecture and Urbanism, with the support of the German Federal Foreign Office, consulted by the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) launched the international competition "Planetary Urbanism".
Planetary Urbanism, the second competition by the ARCH+ Journal, carries the subtitle "Critique of the present in the medium of information design". The competition aims to raise awareness about the urbanisation of the world and its consequences including the climate change, agricultural problems, consumption of energy, lack of sources and infrastructures etc.
The project is organized within the context of the Third United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) .
The competition is open to designers - from architecture, urban and regional planning, environmental planning, graphic, product and media design, statistics, cartography, photography, film and the visual arts, scientists - from art and cultural theory, art education, information and communication sciences, social sciences, economics, environmental sciences and geosciences, and students from both fields.
Submissions to the competition will be included in a publication and exhibition.
The prize money of 20,000 euro will be allocated to a number of winners decided by the jury.
Deadline for registration: July 1, 2015
Deadline for submissions: July 15, 2015
For more info and application visit the Arch+ website
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