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New ocean platform prison design competition

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New ocean platform prison design competition
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Data rozpoczęcia: 06/11/2012
Data końca rejestracji: 21/12/2012
Termin składania prac: 22/02/2013
Data zakończenia: 08/03/2013

The aim of this International Competition is to design a New Prison afloat the Pacific Ocean, using an oil Platform as a reference structure. The design of this new Platform will include all the facilities a prison may need including cells, exercise yard, etc.. with a design that still facilitates human rights within the deemed confinement.

The architecture of this new building should reflect contemporary design tendencies, standing out for its uniqueness as a prison.

This competition hopes to achieve the following:
_To investgate new direction and functionality of incarceration including methods of confinement.
_To generate the discussion of ideas regarding the ambiguous role of architecture in relation to the punishment of imprisonment.
_Research, respond to and highlight the unique aspects of designing a highly functional piece of architecture with an economic and safety advantages for all.
_Encourage and reward design excellence on a large scale, which integrates function, structure, details, etc within an Ocean environment.
_Encourage the employment of sustainable design in all aspects of the proposal.


This is a single stage Competition with the aim of identifing the most appropriate proposal, which best satisfies the general and specific objectives of the contest.


Architects, Architecture Graduated, Engineers and Students. Interdisciplinary teams are also encouraged to enter the Competition.

Submissions can be the work of an individual or a group up to 4 members and there is no age limit.

This is an open International Competition hosted by [AC-CA]TM to generate progressive contemporary design ideas. There are no plans for the Ocean Platform Prison to be built.




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