The invitation to biennial exhibition-contest “Zvilgsnis i save” (“Introspection”)

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ABOUT

Biennial exhibition “Zvilgsnis i save” (“Introspection”) is a traditional event of contemporary of Lithuanian architecture, organized by Architects Association of Lithuania for the 7th time.

THE AIM

The aim of the exhibition-competition is to review and analyze current trends, to evaluate the quality of contemporary Lithuanian architecture, and to award the 5 best projects.

THE AWARDS

5 winners – authors of the best projects – will be awarded with a sculpture “1/5 Metre”.

THE EXHIBITION

The exhibition presents architectural projects (implemented and not implemented projects as well as awarded competition entries), designed by Lithuanian architects in our country and abroad during 2015-2016.

The exhibition is open to the projects of various scale and program, such as multifunctional complexes, public/cultural buildings and spaces, administrative, commercial buildings, housing, individual houses and urban visions. Student’s graduation projects and interior projects are not accepted. The works, which had been presented in previous editions of “Introspection”, are excluded too (except for the objects which had been presented as non-implemented projects in previous editions of the exhibition).

All the participants are invited to submit any quantity of their projects, designed or implemented in 2015-2016 online.

The exhibition will consist of an exhibition, a web-site with a virtual exhibition and a catalogue.

THE JURY

5 best projects will be selected by an international jury:

ASSESSMENT CRITERIA

  • Clear concept, consistency and excellence of the design, harmony with the surroundings, appropriateness of the means (materials, textures, colors, details etc.), functionality;
  • Innovativeness, originality (presenting new typology, invention or use of new technologies, discoveries in architecture’s style, “placeness” of the design);
  • Impact on urban or natural environment (social, economical, environmental, visual, semantic aspects);
  • Rationality and feasibility of the design, quality of ideas’ implementation.

 

THE REGISTRATION

 

AWARDS

The Awards evening will be held on 21st October 2016 in Kaunas (the venue will be specified later). It will finalize the Kaunas architecture biennial 2016 (KAFe 2016).

Before the Awards event there will be public lectures held by the Jury members.

BOOK

Approx. 70 projects selected by the Jury will be published in a printed book. It will be presented during the Awards event.

CONTACTS

Rūta Leitanaitė, curator – tel. +370 615 72309, e-mail. info@architektusajunga.lt

 

THE OFFICIAL EXHIBITION  “Zvilgsnis i save” WEBSITE