Architecture Contest

TOTALLY LOST edition 2015

TOTALLY LOST edition 2015 it has been modified: 2015-09-30 di Benedict Flowers

Kicks off TOTALLY LOST edition 2015 the second open call the EU to examine the relationship between buildings symbol of the regimes' 900 and contemporary.

Spaces Undecided and European Cultural Route ATRIUM (Architecture of Totalitarian Regimes of the XX Century in Europe's Urban Memory) present the second edition of Totally Lost: a video search - Photographic intended to discover and map the architectural heritage of European totalitarianism of 20 century, now abandoned.

A heritage that includes the palaces of power, party headquarters, military shelters, factories, airports, housing, settlements, foundation town, schools, memorials, stadiums and other places by the uncertain future.

Through eyes of photographers, video makers and urban explorers Totally Lost aspires to unravel how these buildings are not "totally lost" but represent fragments of the contemporary landscape in continuous relationship with the observer.

What is the relationship of these abandoned places around the city that lives and changes? As their position in the urban or natural communicates power then and now? Becoming spaces of artistic and creative, can become incubators for new and democratic content?

Inspired by these questions, the issue 2015He wants to expand and enrich the mapping platform built on thanks to the materials received during the first edition of the contest, in addition to continuing with the aim of critical reading of an architectural heritage with undeniable value.

The photos and videos that are received by December 31 2015 on will be evaluated and awarded by a committee and will be part of a public exhibition organized by itinerant spaces Undecided, Modeled on the previous exhibitions dedicated to the project in Italy (2013), Hungary (2013) and Luxembourg (2014).

Totally Lost 2015 edition
A draft Undecided Spaces and ATRIUM Architecture of Totalitarian Regimes of the XX Century in Europe's Urban Memory
Deadline: December 31 2015

More information and how to participate on

Undecided space is a collective active since 2010 experiencing cultural devices to temporarily reactivating and light spaces abandoned. It was created to catalyze new energies on places
forgotten, to make them emerge from the subconscious to the urban collective consciousness.

TOTALLY LOST edition 2015

Monument of Buzludzha (Bulgaria) - Photo Kamren Barlow

4_Bulgaria_Monument of Buzludzha_Photo Kamren Barlow TOTALLY LOST edition 2015

Monument of Buzludzha (Bulgaria) - Photo Kamren Barlow

5_Hungary_Kelenföld Power Plant_Photo ReginaldVandeVelde - TOTALLY LOST edition 2015

Thermoelectric plant Kelenföld, Budapest (Hungary) Photos¸ Reginald Vande Velde

6_Croatia_Podlabin Mine

Mine Podlabin (Croatia). Photo Lorenzo Linthout

7_ITALIA Fara Holiday Camp - TOTALLY LOST edition 2015

Cologne "Gustavo Fara," Chiavari (Italy) - Photo Daniel Campi Martucci

11 Italia_Colonia RosaMaltoniMussolini_Giulianova_Photo Lorenzo Mini - TOTALLY LOST edition 2015

Cologne Rosa Maltoni Mussolini - Giulianova (Italy) - Photo Lorenzo Mini

1_ROMANIA_Photo Mircea Struteanu_IMG_8756

Defensive unit abandoned, Cluj (Romania) - Photo Mircea Struteanu

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Defensive unit abandoned, Cluj (Romania) - Photo Mircea Struteanu

8 - ALBANIA Spac prison camp, Lezhë (Albania) - Photo Nicola Avanzinelli

Prison camp at SPAC, Lezhë (Albania) - Photo Nicola Avanzinelli

HUNGARY Tibor Smid_Lost Station 9 02

Train station, Budapest (Hungary) - Photo Tibor Smid

10 Albania Palace of King Zog_Photo Roberto Bern

Palace of King Zog - Durres (Albania) - Photo Roberto Bern |

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