CASH PRIZE
15,000 €
REGISTRATION OPEN
18 JANUARY, 2021
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Introduction

Imagine urban surroundings that bring you closer to nature, thanks to natural, renewable materials nurturing all of your senses. The Lunawood Urban Challenge calls on all students to re-imagine and redesign urban environments by using Lunawood Thermowood.

The emphasis in the competition is on original thinking, creativity, and visual expression. This competition’s purpose is to highlight the vast possibilities of wood as a modern building material that helps create a healthier and more sustainable environment. Thus, we can reconnect nature with urban people.

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The submission form

Schedule

REGISTRATION OPEN 18.1.
SUBMISSION OPEN 14.2.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE 5.4.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE 20.4.
WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT 18.5.

The Prizes

  • Architecture

    € 5 000

  • Interior

    € 5 000

  • Landscaping

    € 5 000

The competition is divided into three parallel categories. The winner in each design category will be rewarded with a cash prize of €5,000 (the prizes total €15,000).

The Jury

  • Simon Speigner

    ACHITECT, SPS ARCHITECTS, AUSTRIA

  • Andre Eksteen

    ARCHITECT & CO-DIRECTOR, EARTHWORLD ARCHITECTS, SOUTH AFRICA

  • Tapio Anttila

    INTERIOR ARCHITECT & DESIGNER, TAPIO ANTTILA DESIGN, FINLAND

  • María Sánchez Ontín

    ARCHITECT, THE CAMBIUM DESIGN, SPAIN

  • Maija Masalin

    VICE PRESIDENT MARKETING & PRODUCT MANAGEMENT, LUNAWOOD, FINLAND

Registration

Lunawood Urban Challenge is open and free to all architecture and design students

  • (if participating as a team)

DIGITAL DESIGN TOOLS

From Lunawood's BIM Library, you can download digital design tools for your design proposal. Lunawood products are available in ArchiCAD and Revit downloads. See the Brief (pdf) for more detailed instructions.

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About Lunawood

Lunawood transforms the very best Nordic pine and spruce into beautiful and long-lasting Lunawood Thermowood. It is a beautiful, sustainable wood material produced by using natural methods, heat and steam. Thermal modification process improves the wood’s properties, thereby expanding the range of applications in which the wood can be used. It is the ideal material for an ecological and healthy way of designing, building and living.

Contact

Please feel free to write to us regarding any queries that you may have related to the brief or the competition. Send us your questions to "communications@lunawood.com" with LUNAWOOD DESIGN CHALLENGE subject.

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