International Union of Architects
"UIA 2005 ISTANBUL" Student Competition

The XXII World Congress of Architecture of the International Union of Architects will convene in July 2005 in Istanbul and will be hosted by the Chamber of Architects of Turkey.

An international student competition with a UNESCO grand prize is being organized on this occasion.

The Scientific Committee of the Congress has chosen

"EXTREME"

CREATING SPACE IN EXTREME AND EXTRAORDINARY CONDITIONS  as the theme of the competition.

The competition aims to provide an opportunity to the future architects to exercise their creative powers in the face of challenging conditions by designing spaces for different functions chosen by them at places which are extraordinary in terms of their geographic location, topography, flora, climate, social, economical and political conditions.

The competition will be launched on 1 September 2004.

Final submissions will be in  March 2005.

The international jury will meet in May 2005.

For further information will be available after September 1st, 2004 from the web site of the congress: www.uia2005istanbul.org