Effix Pavilion

International Contest


Winners

Winners


DEAR PARTICIPANTS, on 15th of August 2016 at 8pm the Jury announced officially the winners on an awarding ceremony at the Port of Varna, Bulgaria! One first and two second prizes are awarded after the Jury decision!

Second Prize

ICE CRYSTAL CURTAIN by Yusuke Kinoshita and Daisuke Sekine (France)

ICE CRYSTAL CURTAIN by Yusuke Kinoshita and Daisuke Sekine (France)

First Prize

SHELL PAVILION by George King and Catherine Booth (UK)

SHELL PAVILION by George King and Catherine Booth (UK)

Second Prize

CULTURAL CONSTELLATION PROJECT by Desislava Parlapanska (Bulgaria)

CULTURAL CONSTELLATION PROJECT by Desislava Parlapanska (Bulgaria)

Honorable Mentions


The Jury decided to give also 5 Honourable Mentions to:

Honorable Mention

Ali Tabatabaie Ghomi and Maral Hashemian (Iran)

Honorable Mention

Tsveta Nedyalkova and Raya Daskalova (Bulgaria)

Honorable Mention

Natalija Boljsakov, Jennifer Ponce Pena, Daniela Arenas Jauregui (Peru)

Honorable Mention

Luis Arsecio Tobon Sanchez (Colombia)

Honorable Mention

Irina Rusanova (Bulgaria)

Public Awaard


The Jury reviewed also the public votes from the FB album to award a Public Vote Award to: With 119 votes until the final Jury session (2pm on 15th of August 2016).

Public Award

Gianluca Santosuosso and Jessica Lai (UK)

Congratulations to all winners! We would like also to thank all participants for submitting such a great and wonderful projects!

Check all competition entries.

The Contest

The Contest


Devnya Cement AD, a member of Italcementi Group, and Varna Design Forum invite all students and young professionals of architecture and design to participate in the international contest for conceptual design of a small trading pavilion, to be situated in the Seaside Park in the city of Varna. The aim of the contest is to enrich the urban design of Varna through the realization of a contemporary and inspiring concept for a trading pavilion constructed with the innovative materials of Italcementi Group. The contest will finish with the announcement of a winner selected by a five-member Jury Panel. The winner will be awarded with monetary prize, visit to the "i.lab" research centre in Italy and realization of their project as a real-size prototype.

The aim of the "EFFIX PAVILION" International Contest is to stimulate the enrichment of the urban design in the Seaside Park of the city of Varna through the selection of a project that bears the universal values of the 21st century embodied in the "innovative material - innovative shape" relationship. The specific goals of the contest include:

Expression

To provide to the young architects, designers and students of architecture and design an opportunity for expression. Towards this aim, the contest does not pose a requirement for professional experience or holding of professional license;

Popularization

To promote the innovative products of Italcementi in acknowledgement of their contribution for the enrichment of the toolkit used for the creation of contemporary urban design;

Global Contribution

Global contribution to the creation of shapes intended for the urban environment.

Program

Program


Adherence to the schedule is a mandatory condition for the participants. Projects received after 20:00 h Bulgarian time (GMT + 3) on 04 August 2016 shall not be considered for the contest, nor shall be included in the subsequent exhibitions. The announced schedule can be amended only in the occurrence of force majeure events, in which case the participants shall be notified through this website.

15 May 2016

Announcement of the contest.

15 July 2016

Deadline for placement of participantsí questions.

04 August 2016

Deadline for project submission.

05 - 07 August 2016

Meeting of the Technical Commission.

08 - 10 August 2016

Assessment of the projects.

15 August 2016

Announcement of the winner and opening of the exhibition.

Jury

Jury


Jury members will be announced before 15 July.

Prizes

Prizes


First Prize

3000 BGN, visit to the "i.lab" research centre in Bergamo, Italy, and realization of the project;

Two Second Prizes

1000 BGN and visit to the "i.lab" research centre in Bergamo, Italy.

Organizers

Organizers


Assignor of the contest is Devnya Cement AD, a member of Italcementi Group, and Varna Design Forum as organizer of the contest procedure. The contest is part of the initiative of Devnya Cement AD for the creating of modern urban environment in the city of Varna and presenting the citizens with products made with own resources and innovative materials.

Downloads

Downloads


Download the competition brief - a PDF file where you will find all the necessary information for the project. If you have already downloaded the brief, you can browse through all the other competition materials.

Download Competition Brief
Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions


There is no registration procedure for the Competition. You can participate by just sending all necessary materials according to the Competition Programme before 8pm (GMT+3) on 4th of August 2016.
You can participate since you will be 35 years old on 4th of August 2016! The Competition is opened to all who are less than 36 before the deadline!
The six digit code is up to you and only you can choose it! It must be on your board, your explanatory note and the declaration, according to the Competition Programme.
You have to design a module that functions as an independent small pavilion housing the smaller equipment. You also need to present a combination of two or more modules to form a larger pavilion housing the larger equipment.
The pavilion must be movable, but it depends on your design proposal if it`s going to be disassembled for transportation or it will be transported as one single piece. In order to ease the fabrication, we recommend that the pavilion consists of at least a few main parts.
Yes, we`ve just made the correction for this issue. You are now able to download an English version of the dwg file.
The pavilion has to be fully or partially opened to the environment during the operating hours. During the night it could be designed to be completely closed or another option is that the equipment could be locked.
Contacts

Contacts


The participants in the contest may direct their questions to info@effixpavilion.com until 15 July 2016. The questions may be asked in either Bulgarian or English and the Organizers shall try to answer all questions in a timely manner. The answers to the most frequently asked questions shall be uploaded on this website. The participants will be able to follow the news about the contest also on the Facebook page of the contest: facebook.com/effixpavilion