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Macro Design Studio – REGENERATION, second edition, the European design competition entirely based on the LBC protocol – deadline for application – January 29th

– 2nd EDITION | 2016 –

Macro Design Studio in collaboration with the International Living Future Institute (ILFI) and the Living Building Challenge Collaborative: Italy is proud to organize REGENERATION, the second edition, the European design competition entirely based on the LBC protocol.
After the excellent feedback of the first edition REGENERATION will be repeated.


It is a design workshop in which three teams composed of young professionals are called to develop a project of sustainable requalification of an existing public building for the local community. Every team should respond to specific requirements defined in the announcement Integrative design, synergistic development of the project and sharing of expertise are necessary prerogatives to tackle this challenge. The purpose of the competition is to show the best sustainable regeneration project for the existing building in terms of architecture, energy efficiency, livability and relationship with social, urban and natural context.


Centrale Fies (Dro – Trento, Italy) is a center for the creation and production of contemporary art including performing art, exhibit, site specific, video and any form of live performance and of events such as festivals, exposition and shows; but it is also a very unique location equipped to host corporate meetings, round-table conferences and workshops.
Centrale Fies is the physical place where the competition will take place and is the home hosting the teams for their stay on site.


REGENERATION will take place at Centrale Fies, Dro (Trento – Italy), on April 13th to 16th, 2016.


15 graduates with technical or environmental degree, and with professional licence (in the states where it is required), 2 out of the 15 young professionals are selected from the Alto Garda area (Provinces of Trento and Verona, Italy).
teams: 5 participants each team
age under 35 years
from European Union member countries
the team can work only inside the dedicated spaces
3 tutors at teams’ disposal
1 international Jury
Teams are composed by single participants. Every contestant will contribute with his own background, experience and vision to the achievement of the project objectives. Teams have to develop each project following the guidelines of the Living Building Challenge standard, version 3.0.


Selection of 15 young participants is open! Download and send the Application Form to eventi@macrodesignstudio.itThe deadline is January 29th 2016.

Official language: English.

For more information visit the Macro Design Studio website or join the REGENERATION group on Facebook.
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