Call To Enter: Contemporary UnBuilt Projects
Call to enter : to all Architects with unbuilt public projects designed in the last twenty years for an Australian site.
Submit your unbuilt project and you could be a part of the Australian augmented exhibition for the Venice Architecture Biennale.
Eligibility and your Entry
- Entry is open to all architects who are Australian citizens/residents. It is not mandatory that entrants are Australian Institute of Architects members.
- Entries must be received before Wednesday 14th August, 12 midnight WST.
- Entries must be submitted via the online portal, www.architecture.com.au/venicebiennale and all compulsory fields must be completed for the entry to be valid. Each entry must clearly define the form of attribution to be included with the Project (Project Name, Architect/s to be attributed for the unbuilt Project). Agreed attribution will also be included in any other public use of the entry, such as promotional posters, booklets or brochures.
- Projects entered must have been designed within the last 20 years (1993 – 2013) and for an Australian site, but have not been built or realised.
- Successful Entrants will then be required to supply the following information on the Project before Sunday 25th August, 12 midnight WST:
- Contextual information on the Project (text, images, etc.)
- A 3D model in either 3ds max, .3ds, .dxf or .obj formats. Along with this there will need to be a schedule of finishes, or suggestions of materiality noted on drawings. If specific materials are required, then a high resolution image file to be used in the 3D model.
- If specific furniture is to be included in the animation, this must also be included in the final submission as either 3D model or image/photo file.
- With reference to site context; images and/or time lapse videos will be required to assist with informing contextual representation within the animation.
- Presentation quality drawings of the building in pdf format that can be published in a catalogue and used for promotion of the exhibition.
Failure to supply the above listed information by the specified time may result in your Entry being withdrawn from inclusion in the exhibition.
- Entrants will retain copyright of their original material, designs or ideas developed by them. By submitting an entry, each Entrant authorises and licences the Australian Institute of Architects (the Institute), felix._Giles_Anderson+Goad (the creative team) and all sponsors of the competition to use the submitted material only for the purposes of:
- activities related to the Venice Architecture Biennale;
- promotion of the competition and the results;
- publication of entries in the competition;
- publicity and advertising associated with the exhibition; and
- modelling of the selected Projects for the exhibition including the right to modify the Project model to add finishes, architectural detail and cosmetic finesse.
- The creative team will also serve on the selection panel that will consist of up to eight (8) members including Rene Van Meeuwen, Matt Delroy-Carr, Craig McCormack of felix., Sophie Giles and Simon Anderson of UWA, Philip Goad of University of Melbourne, and two members of the Venice Biennale Committee. The panel’s decision is final and the Institute will not provide individual feedback on entries.
- Ten (10) Projects will be selected to feature in the Australia exhibition at the Venice Architecture Biennale. The creative team will be responsible for creating all additional content/modelling required for the exhibition, consistent with the information supplied by the entrant for the Project. The entrant will need to make themselves available for additional questions, review of content and media interviews. The creative team will solely have the final say in approving or not approving the model created for inclusion in the exhibition.
Shelley Kemp – Venice Biennale Project Manager
Australian Institute of Architects
PH: 02 9246 4013