EMPOWERING INCLUSIVITY COMPETITION

Open Call21 Aug 2017

TDW Tirana Design Week 2017 published a call for designers, architects, engineers, plannersto propose designs that empower, advance, and include groups of citizens often overlooked from the design process. Deadline is 17 September.

In the framework of this year’s topic of TDW2017 designers, architects, engineers, planners are invited to propose designs that empower, advance, and include groups of citizens often overlooked from the design process. These include but are in no way limited to citizens with disabilities and the aging population. This year’s competition strives for solutions at all scales, in all contexts, experiences, places, spaces, products or any area that needs more inclusive and empowering solutions.

The proposals can range from conceptual, in early development, nearly completed, or completed and ready for the next phase. The proposals must be ready to be made, built, realized or at least prototyped. Each design should embody the core values of good design, incorporating systems thinking, sustainability, accessibility, materials exploration, historic relevance, and technology, while forwarding our thinking on what designers and good design can accomplish for the future.

Prizes
 1st prize / 100’000 ALL, 2nd prize / 60’000 ALL, 3rd prize / 40’000 ALL
 Honorable mentions will be attributed by the jury in a number proportionate to the submitted projects.

All submissions must be sent by email to info@tiranadesignweek.com not later than September 17th 2017 23:59. Find out more!