Friday, June 29, 2018

Algiers20xx///////International Ideas Competition

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IMPORTANT: Please consider this entire blog as an integral part
of the Algiers20xx competition statement...

UPDATE /// January 27, 2019
>> Part-1 >> Part-2
/// YourCity20xx?
/// 400+ Participants
55+ Countries!
/// This is an OPEN CALL
for Students + Young Professionals UNDER 30

Algiers20xx ///////
International Ideas Competition
Disruptive[Radical] Urbanism

Dassault Mystère IV /// Alger, 1960
Collection Pierre Jarrige
/// Mentorship
Rem Koolhaas (Netherlands)
/// Support
City/Governor of Algiers (Algeria)
//// Sponsorship
EPAU - École Polytechnique d'Architecture et d'Urbanisme d'Alger (Algeria)

/// Teaser

/// Statement
For a strong and founding act of the new Algiers
>> Text, narration/fiction, unveiled during the meeting/debate that took place at the bookshop l'Arbre à Dires for a literary and urban "mise en abyme" of Algiers...
(the text is being translated from French, please use >> DeepL for a temporary translation)

Y.03 - Sketch, Bay of Algiers
Nacym Baghli, 2018
/// International Jury
>> Rem Koolhaas (Mentorship)
>> Fathallah Baghli (Professor in Architecture, Algiers)
>> Saskia Sassen (Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology and Co-Chairs The Committee on Global Thought, Columbia University, New York)
>> Ahmed Bedjaoui (Professor of Cinema and Audiovisual Communication at the University of Algiers)
>> Richard Sennett (Richard Sennett, OBE FBA, Centennial Professor of Sociology,
London School of Economics)
>> Jean-Louis Cohen (Sheldon H. Solow Professor in the History of Architecture
Institute of Fine Arts, New York University)
>> Rodolphe el-Khoury (Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture)
>> Tsouria Kassab (Dean of EPAU, Algiers)
>> Hou Hanru (Director of the MAXXI Museum, Rome)
>> Amale Andraos (Dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York)
>> Eva Franch i Gilabert (Dean of the Architectural Association School of Architecture, London)
More inspiring people are joining us!

/// Participation
Algiers20xx competition is open for STUDENTS + YOUNG PROFESSIONALS UNDER 30 (as of January 1, 2018) from all around the WORLD

/// Group Participation TBA

Algiers20xx Competition Exhibition
Smart City Summit Algiers
June 27/28, 2018

/// Registration
EXTENSION: From June 27 to July 22, 2018
Online form >>

/// Fees
FREE (early registration): for all countries participants from June 27 to mid-July, 2018
FREE: for Algerian participants
CROWFUNDING (from July 22, 2018): for all countries participants, including Algerian participants (optional), via the Algiers20xx crowdfunding platform

/// Areas of Interest
#Architecture #Art
#Engineering #Transportation
#Urban #Design #Planning #Mobility #Sociology #Farming #Movie #Photography
#SustainableDevelopment #SmartCities #RenewableEnergies

Plan Obus /// Le Corbusier, 1930
Urbanisme, projets A,B,C,H, Alger

/// Categories TBA

/// Prizes TBA

/// Sponsoring TBA

/// Calendar
- May 12, 2018 Announce >> fenCLUB
- June 07, 2018 Announce >> L'Arbre à Dires
- June 27, 2018 Free early pre-registrations open >> Smart City Summit Algiers
- July 22, 2018 Registrations + Announcements + Crowdfunding platform launch
- September 30, 2018 Registrations deadline
- October 15, 2018 Registrations deadline
- October 15, 2018 Submissions deadline
- October 30, 2018 Submissions deadline
- First jury TBA
- Second jury TBA
- Final jury TBA

"... and bring Algiers back to light."
Nacym Baghli, 2018
Image Flightradar24
- Winners announcement TBA
- Award ceremony TBA

/// Award Ceremony
Location: Algiers (Algeria)
Date: early 2019
Venue: TBA

/// Languages
English, French, Arabic

/// Questions FAQ
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/// More Information

Djisr el-Djazair Exhibition
>> click here for high resolution
Smart City Summit Algiers

/// Links

/// Press
>> Djisr el-Djazair: Un pont sur la baie d'Alger pour lier, tisser et faire rêver
>> Un pont pour relier les histoires de la capitale