School in the Iraqi Marshes

Início em 04/07/2018 até 24/08/2018

Categorias: 2018Arquivo

THE CHALLENGE

 

A historical and fundamental area of Iraq are the marshes which are home to many families with minimal infrastructure. Dewan has chosen this exact location to build a school in order to supply the families the much-needed education in an area that is lacking for facilities that will nurture the future of Iraq. The particular plot is located perfectly between two rivers for multiple means of properties with empty land surrounding it for possible expansion in the future to house more students.

RESPONSE
Participants are asked to design a primary school in the long-forgotten area of the Iraqi marshes, taking into account the limitations of the area and the ecological impact of construction on nature and the fauna of the marshes. The design is for a 6-class primary school serving the nearby villages with all the amenities of a modern school. The sustainable design to take special care to minimize the impact on the fragile ecosystem of the marshes and to emphasize the awareness of the children of their unique surroundings and the importance of the impact of the humans on the marshes and its fauna.
THE PROGRAM
​The school should be designed according to the modern teaching philosophies which encourages the students to search, innovate and face life challenges rather than the old traditional methods of memorizing the textbooks which are still in use.
The school activities whether academic, research, sport or even entertainment should be full of dynamics, spirit of challenge and call to respect all ideas and represents the unity of Iraq and its people.

The following spaces are for guidance and the designer may add other spacers if he found necessary:

ADMINISTRATION
The main lobby and information desk
Principal office
Teachers room/Admin
Clinic
Associates services, toilets, storage, etc.

CLASSROOMS
6 Classrooms each (50m2 – 60m2)
Future expansion of another 6 classrooms
General laboratory
Library
Associates services, toilets, storage, etc.

ACTIVITIES
General Activity room
Drawing room
Music room
Teachers room
Gymnasium/Multipurpose hall
Athletic changing room
Theatrical changing room
Dining hall
Dry Kitchen, etc. (food cooked and supplied from outside the school)

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
Volleyball/Basketball field
Mini football field
Small spectators stand
Outdoor non-covered areas, gardens, etc.
Car park for 5 cars
Parking for 10 small boats

Participants are asked to design a primary school in the long-forgotten area of the Iraqi marshes, taking into account the limitations of the area and the ecological impact of construction on nature and the fauna of the marshes. The design is for a 6-class primary school serving the nearby villages with all the amenities of a modern school.
Develop the school with the mentioned specifications with a possibility of future expansion

 

SCHEDULE
04 / APRIL / 2018 – Official announcement of the competition and start of Early registration.
01 / AUGUST / 2018 – Start of the Late registration.
25 / AUGUST / 2018 – Closing date for Registrations.
28 / AUGUST/ 2018 – Closing date for Submissions.
NOVEMBER / 2018 – Announcement of Results.
​TBA – Annual Tamayouz Excellence Award Ceremony.
All Deadlines are 11:59 pm GMT (London)

EVALUATION
​RELEVANCE – A clear declaration of conditions that set the contextual parameters of the project through identification of local challenges, construction and living culture.
​​RESPONSE – Aspirational and original projects with programmatic response to existing environmental and social conditions and local challenges.
RESOLUTION – Spatial, material and technical justification. Clarity of design process.
IMPACT – Clear definition of positive transformative social, spatial and environmental impact of the project.
​VISION – Aesthetic, material and technical ambitions.
SUSTAINABILITY – Local materials, traditional construction, water saving, minimisation of negative environmental impact of the building
MODULAR DESIGN- The designs should be modular in conception to allow for the possibility of expansion to cater for larger villages or increased age groups.

 

Please send any questions to dewan@tamayouz-award.com​​

 

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