Pape Bird Observation Tower

Início em 18/06/2017 até 28/09/2017

Categorias: 2017Arquivo

The Pape Nature Park is home to a uniquely diverse ecosystem. There are a great number of protected plant, animal and bird species concentrated within the relatively small park area, which is located in the Nica and Rucava Municipalities in the South Western region of Latvia.

 

The Pape Nature Park is most known for being the first place in Latvia to reintroduce wild horses, auroxen, and bison back into the wild, however it also plays a vital role in the nesting habits of many species of birds. The Lake Pape area is an internationally-recognised breeding, migrating and wintering site for many birds, and is included on the list of ‘Important Bird Areas in Europe’.

 

The Pape Bird Observation Tower competition is the first in a series of architecture competitions organised in collaboration with “PASAULES DABAS FONDS” THE WWF ASSOCIATE PARTNER IN LATVIA. Participants are tasked with creating designs for a new bird observation tower to replace the previous one that was struck by lightning and burnt down.

 

For this competition the jury is looking for a design that would enable the new bird observation tower to shape the very sensitive environment surrounding it, as well as giving it the potential to become an iconic landmark in its own right.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

Competition is open to all. No professional qualification is required. Design proposals can be developed individually or by teams (4 team members maximum).

 

LANGUAGE:

– Correspondence with organizers must be conducted in English.

– All information submitted by participants must be in English.

 

PRIZES

1ST PRIZE . US $3,000 . Publications Certificate of Achievement

2ND PRIZE . US $1,500 . Publications Certificate of Achievement

3RD PRIZE . US $500 . Publications Certificate of Achievement

BB STUDENT AWARD . US $500 . Publications Certificate of Achievement

BB GREEN AWARD . US $500 . Publications Certificate of Achievement

 

+ 6 HONOURABLE MENTIONS

CONSTRUCTION:

“PASAULES DABAS FONDS” THE WWF ASSOCIATE PARTNER IN LATVIA is committed to the construction of the Pape Bird Observation Tower in 2018 with all winning and honourable mention designs to be put forward for consideration for the final design of the tower.

PUBLICATIONS:
The winners will get international art and design media coverage and will be featured on the Bee Breeders website and social pages.

CERTIFICATE:
Bee Breeders will also acknowledge the outstanding performance of all winners and honourable mentions with Certificates of Achievement.

KEY DATES & REGISTRATION FEES
Closing date for registration . 29 SEPTEMBER, 2017
Closing date for project submission . 25 OCTOBER, 2017 (11.59pm GMT)
Announcement of the winners . 16 NOVEMBER, 2017

 

 

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