Dakar is the capital and largest city of Senegal. It lies on the Cap-Vert Peninsula on the Atlantic coast and is the westernmost city on the African continent.
Cinematography is art or science of the movement of the photographic image. It is the technique of film photography, comprising both the recovery that the development of the film.
Cinema: A theater is a place, usually a building or a space dedicated to the display of movies for entertainment.
Today, the center of Dakar, a city of 2,5 million people, has almost no cinema, with many of the existing ones that have closed down in the last ten years.
The aim of this international competition is to design a temporary cinema in the city of Dakar in Senegal. This contest hopes to achieve the following objectives:
_ Encourage and reward design excellence including the function, structure and details.
_ To analyze how the development of a cinema in the surrounding neighborhood helps to create a livable community.
_ Search, meet and highlight the unique aspects of the design of a temporary structure.
_ The knowledge of building design principles relating to cultural development within an urban area.
_ To promote the use of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.
Winners will receive prizes totaling 6000 dollars distributed as follows:
1 ° prize: dollars 3.500
2 prize: dollars 1.700
3 prize: dollars 800
There will also 7 honorable mentions.
Please note: This is an international competition open to [AC-CA] For the sole purpose of generating ideas of contemporary design.
_Annuncio Official competition - November 01 2014
_Partenza Competition - November 6 2014
Chiusua date for registration - February 27 2015
Closing date for submission - March 02 2015
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