20 November 2018



(Fully Funded)


Urban Meal Mine Sustainable farming for megacities

As a designer how can you bring farming to the cities where people can see, participate or celebrate cultivation – and understand what they eat, much better? Where not only awareness related to food is available, but as a community we become more responsible for our actions. How can you change the image of cities as the ones that only consume, to ones that contribute too? Or make farming so easy for people using technologies of today that makes it easy for people to grow it in their homes? Urban meal mine, is a place where people can generate/learn/contribute to grow food for their city. This is usually located in the heart of the city where skilled labour + abundant transport + short distance logistics + faster production technologies can break even revenue over the high cost land it occupies.

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UNFUSE Serves as a unit block for UNI in the field of Architecture. It intends to break the fusion of traditional design barriers and methodologies by making it a platform for experimentation and conceptual exchange of ideas in architecture, urbanism, society, culture and ecology. It is a research initiative dedicated to provide opportunities for designers from all domains to explore ideas that go beyond the boundaries of architectural discipline and enrich our built environment; thereby opening up possibilities for promotion of architectural thought at a global level.

Specializations for applying on this opportunity:

  • Farm management
  •  Architecture
  • Civil Engineering

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

  • Early Registration: 20th August 2018
  • Standard Registration: 05th October 2018
  • Late Registration: 20th November 2018
  • Closing of Registration: 20th November 2018
  • Submission of Entries: 30th November 2018
  • Public Voting Begins: 05th December 2018
  • Public Voting Ends: 31st December 2018
  • Display of Shortlisted Entries: 01st January 2019
  • Result announcement: 10th January 2019

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The competition is open to all students and professionals (Worldwide).
  • Minimum eligible age for participation is 18 years.
  • This competition is open for both students and professionals.
  • Team size is maximum of 4 members per team.
  • All disciplines are eligible.
  • Team: Teams with all student participants (with valid id’s required) will be categorized under student teams.
  • Teams with even one professional participant will be categorized under professional team.

Opportunity Cost

(Fully Funded)

  • 1st Prize: Reward of 1500$ trophy + certificate + publication
  • 2 Runner ups :750$ Cash + trophy + certificate + publication
  • People’s choice award: Reward of 500$, trophy + certificate + publication to 1 Professional & 1 Student
  • 10 Honorable mentions: Each honorable mention gets a medal + certificate and our biannual digest of UNFUSE ( 4 x student & 6 x professional)
  • Publication: All medal holders, and winners will get an elaborate section of publishing in the UNFUSE 2019 design book, and on our partner websites
  • Exhibition of Entries: 30 E- certificate – Entries promoted through partner websites

How to Apply

♦The submission of the entry has to happen on our submission portal  only with the format given on the website. No other mode of submissions will be accepted. In order to avoid last minute rush, plan and try uploading your entries prior to the submission deadline .

  • A maximum 6 – A3 sheets in digital format (JPEG) (120ppi). Minimum requisites in the sheets (For a complete submission): Site plan (Compulsory), Key conceptual sections x 2 (Minimum), 3D views x 3 (Minimum / Should include 1 aerial view), Elevation x
  • Cover image of size 1500 x 600 px or larger in aspect ratio 1 : 2.5.
  • Floor plans, images, sketches  (if any) can be added to support the entry in the form of additional images.

Registration fees:

  • Early Registration (till 20th August 2018): Students 15$ | Professional 25$

  • Standard Registration (till 05th October 2018): Students 25$ | Professional 35$

  • Late Registration (till 20th November 2018): Students 40$ | Professional 60$

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mohammed Djalil Baaziz / Algeria

Reviewed by”Tariq Alferis/ Libya
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MARJ3 Scholarships team