Architectural Design Competition for the remodelling of an apartment to provide semi-independent accommodation

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SPECIALISED HOUSING

PROFESSIONAL SINGLE PHASE OPEN COMPETITION

Block N, Triq il-Wegħdiet, Birkirkara

Background

The aim of the project is to enable young persons leaving Fondazzjoni Sebħ’s residential homes for children and the families leaving the domestic violence shelter to access a semi-independent structure which prepares them for independent living. It also aims at enabling independent living without the unnecessary dependence on formal social services which amongst others include social housing and social assistance.

Language

The official language of the competition is English.

Timelines

Launch: 10 December 2020

Briefing Session by NGO: 16 December 2020

Open Site Visit18 December 2020

Registration Deadline: 31 December 2020

Deadline for entries: 15 February 2021

Jury Meeting: 17-28 February 2021

Announcement of the Winner: 5 March 2021

Competitors will have the opportunity to ask questions to the KTP Secretariat by email

Prizes

First Prize: €1,000

Second Prize: €500

Third Prize: €300

The jury may also allocate honorary mentions at its discretion for entries with special merit.

Jury

The jury is composed of an interdisciplinary team as follows

Perit Dr Amber Wismayer
Honorary Secretary
Kamra tal-Periti

Perit Dr Irina Miodragovic Vella
Head of Department of Architecture & Urban Design
Faculty for the Built Environment, University of Malta

Perit Professor Alex Torpiano
President
Din l-Art Ħelwa

Mariella Mendez Vasquez Cutajar
Executive Head for Social Accommodation
Housing Authority

Dr Rachael M. Scicluna
Chairperson, Sustainable Communities Board
Housing Authority

Perit Victor Sladden
Assistant Director, Planning Directorate
Planning Authority

Kurt Farrugia
Superintendent of Cultural Heritage

Perit Tara Cassar
Friends of the Earth

Andre Callus
Moviment Graffitti

Registration

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