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Announcement of 9th annual competition show Druhá kůže 2020–2021

The Faculty of Architecture of the CTU announces the ninth year of the Druhá kůže competition show, which is for students of Bachelor programs enrolled in the winter semester of the academic year 2020/2021 or in the summer semester 2019/2020 to Studio Residential Construction (ATBS). Projects are nominated for the competition by the heads of studios.

Motto

Second skin (…) I'd like a house like this. Not, of course, one whose fourth wall I have to share with my neighbors (…), no, the house I dream of should be something like my second skin. It should stretch when I'm in a good mood and bend over me when I'm in a bad way.

Thomas Schröder

Subject of Competition Show

The subject of the competition arestudent projects developed under Studio Residential Construction (ATBS) in the winter semester of the academic year 2020/21 and the summer semester of the academic year 2019/20.

Purpose and Mission of Competition Show

Different approaches to building design for housing will be presented through a competition show and talented students supported through financial rewards. The competition show will contribute to the reflection of studio teaching as well as to the discussion of the methodology of designing residential structures at the Faculty of Architecture of the Czech Technical University in Prague. Award proposals will be presented in an electronic publication and on the FA CTU website.

Contest Participants

The competition show is aimed at students of the Bachelor program of the Faculty of Architecture of the CTU in Prague enrolled in the winter semester of the academic year 2020/2021 or the summer semester of the academic year 2019/2020 to Studio Residential Construction (ATBS). Projects meeting the requirements specified in the Study Program (White Book) and the conditions of the competition show will be nominated by the head of the studios.

Each head teacher of Studio Housing Construction (ATBS) can nominate a maximum of three projects created under his/her direction.

Competition show dates

  • 18. 12. 2020 – announcement of the competition show
  • 3. 2. 2021 – submission of nominated projects (poster, model, cd) to the competition secretary Janě Kubcové. Submission of projects is possible in room 432 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • 17. 2. – 10. 3. 2021 – exhibition of projects at FA CTU

The jury meeting and ceremony will take place at the time of the exhibition, the exact date to be specified.

Jury

Submitted projects will be evaluated by a panel of external experts (independent) as well as architect-teachers (dependent). This year's judging panel will include independent experts from architects Petr Bouřil, Peter Lacko and Matyáš Sedlák, with one ZAN teacherand one studio teacher, whose students are not participating in the show, drawn into the dependent section.

Awards

The FA CTU will donate a total of CZK 10,000 for the awards in the competition show. The distribution and level of prizes will be decided by a panel of experts.

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