An Art + Architecture Competition on Ice, an art and Architecture Competition now is opened for entries for 2020 inviting all allarchitects, students of architecture, landscape architects, interior designers, artists and industrial designers who have a proven portfolio of design to participate.
Started in 2009, Warming Huts: An Art + Architecture Competition on Ice has been melding world-class design and art with Winnipeg’s famous winters. The competition has seen entries from across the globe and caught the attention of international architecture publications and awards, as well as admiration from newspapers such as the New York Times.
Eligibility for the 2020 Competition:
This call for entries is open to all architects, students of architecture, landscape architects, interior designers, artists and industrial designers who have a proven portfolio of design work. It is the intention of this competition to foster and encourage the formation of multi-disciplinary teams.
Entry is free.
The entries must be sent electronically as PDF files not exceeding 5MB each. Entries must be submitted in English. Entries shall include TWO (2) documents as follows:
Page One (11” x 17” or A3): Project Summary (include registration number)
– A 150-word text describing the concept and presenting the experience offered to the visitors
– Layout of selected images & drawings describing the project
Page Two (11” x 17” or A3): Images & drawings (include registration number)
– Four main views or elevations of the hut indicating size and specific indication of materials
(entrant is free to choose the scale)
– A perspective showing the hut in its entirety
Team Information: Four (4) page maximum, (8.5”x11” or A4)
Name of the project followed by your unique registration number (this number must also appear on each Design Proposal Sheet)
Design team member names with brief CV
Name of contact person, including contact coordinates
A 100-word description of the team, highlighting the strength of this multidisciplinary association
Artist Information: Name, location, and date of recent publications, exhibits, or performances
Architect Information: Name of Professional Association to which the architect or intern member is registered
Four images of selected projects for which team members have been responsible, followed with a brief description of each project
Deadline : Monday, September 30, 2019 at 2:00pm CST.
Creativity of response to creating the shelter or installation on the prefabricated skids
The originality, coherence and clarity of the design
Durability of the project
Cost and ease of fabrication
Project Oversight and Design:
The architect or designer will oversee the design and construction of the project in collaboration with the Project Manager assigned by The Forks Renewal Corporation. The entrants chosen to participate in the competition agree to work to the schedule established by The Forks.
Honoraria and Budget:
The budget for the creation and construction of each project is $16, 500 (CAN). This budget is divided in the following fashion:
up to $3,500.00 for the designers’ honorarium
up to $7,500.00 (including taxes) for the purchase of materials and/or the employment of consultants necessary for the realization of the project. This budget is managed jointly by The Forks and the designer
up to $4,000.00 for labour costs for the construction of the project
up to $1,500.00 for Construction Management conducted by The Forks
Up to $1,000.00 is available for accommodation expenses and up to $2,500.00 is available for airfare. All travel expenses are only applicable to foreign teams.