Deadline:

12 May 2020 by 11:59 PM Gulf Standard Time (GST).

Location:

Online.

The Project Will Be Submitted Online then Will be the announcement of the winners in Abu Dhabi.

(Prize)

Description

Cool Abu Dhabi Challenge.

The Department of Municipalities and Transport (DMT) of Abu Dhabi invites you to participate in a global creative ideas competition to improve outdoor thermal comfort in public spaces by mitigating the impact of the Urban Heat Island Effect in the city.

More Details

The competition is open to all; but is specifically looking for designers, architects, engineers, landscape architects, material scientists, educators, researchers, students, artists and/or inter-disciplinary teams from across the globe, to contribute. The winning entries will represent the most original and innovative ideas that attempt to reduce Heat Island Effect in a prototypical urban site in Abu Dhabi through design interventions or material and scientific innovations. Entries are not limited to architectural design interventions and are encouraged to work across scales, technologies, systems, and materials.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

The competition is open to all; but is specifically looking for:

  • Designers.
  • Architects.
  • Engineers.
  • Landscape architects.
  • Material scientists.
  • Educators.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS Early June, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The competition is open to all; but is specifically looking for designers, architects, engineers, landscape architects, material scientists, educators, researchers, students, artists and/or inter-disciplinary teams from across the globe, to contribute.
  • Winners will present their project in Abu Dhabi.

Note: You Must Read the information about the terms and conditions, here.

Opportunity Cost

(Prize)

  • Number of Awards: Total prize money of $100,000 USD will be distributed to up to ten winning entries (each winning entry will receive $10,000). Winners may earn the opportunity to present their concepts to Abu Dhabi policy-makers.
  • No fees for registration.

How to Apply

All entries are anonymous. Participants must not include any identifying information on their submission materials. This includes company names, team member names, contact information, and logos. The inclusion of such information may result in disqualification. The judging process will be blind, and entries will remain anonymous until after evaluations are complete.

First Step: Register here.

Second Step: To Participate prepare the following:

PROJECT OVERVIEW:

• 500-word maximum Project Overview, text only in the field provided on the website.

TEN-PAGE PROJECT PRESENTATION:

• PDF format only.

• Landscape A4 size ( 297mm wide × 210mm high).
• The minimum embedded image resolution of 300ppi strongly recommended.
• 20MB size limit. Title pages will count towards the ten-page maximum. Additional pages past the max page count will not be evaluated.
• Please name file *{entryname}_project.pdf.*

TWO PROJECT DISPLAY BOARDS:
• PDF format only.
• Landscape A0 in size (1189mm wide × 841mm high).
• The minimum embedded image resolution of 150ppi strongly recommended.
• 50MB size limit.
• Please name file *{entryname}_boards.pdf.*

TWO-MINUTE VIDEO:
• mp4 or mov format.
• Minimum resolution of 720p (1280px × 720px) strictly enforced.
• No file size limit.
• Please name file *{entryname}_video.{mp4/mov}.*

Final Step: REGISTRATION, Once an entrant’s account is created and registered, the required deliverables can be submitted directly via the awards portal, here.

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More Details

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This Scholarship Published by:
Aya Nady/ Egypt 

Reviewed by” Akram Salah / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team