The French Ministry of Culture (Direction of Architecture and Heritage – DAPA)
and the International Union of Architects
an international student competition for digital representations of landmark 20th-century buildings
The panorama and 3D models designed will be based on digital photographs and developed using the Autodesk softwares ‘Autodesk ImageModeler’ and ‘Autodesk Stitcher’ (made available to the participants free of charge for three months).
The competition will be launched during the European Heritage Days
on September 19–20, 2009.
Projects submissions are planned for April 2010.
The grand prize winners and all projects selected at the national level will be exhibited at the Venice biennial in September 2010.
The digital presentations of all selected projects will be posted online at http://www.archi.fr/UIA/.
French Ministry of Culture and Communication (Direction of Architecture and Heritage),
French National Center for Scientific Research (UMR-CNRS 694 MAP),
International Union of Architects,
More details read the communiqué attached
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This project focuses on an international student competition for digital representations of
landmark 20th century buildings.
The competition will be run entirely through the Internet.
An initial national competition will be carried out by the UIA Member Sections and the
winners of the national selections will be submitted to the international jury.
The panoramas and 3D models designed for this competition will be based on digital
photographs and developed using the Autodesk software‘Autodesk® ImageModeler™’
and ‘Autodesk® Stitcher™’. This software will be made available to the participants free
of charge for a period of three months.
Created in 2002 in the framework of an agreement between the French Ministry of Culture
and Communication (direction of Architecture and Heritage),
the French National Centre for Scientific Research (UMR-CNRS 694 MAP)
and the International Union of Architects,
the site www.archi.fr/UIA/ aims to identify and promote architectural works around the
world that have left their mark on 20th century architecture.
The international committee for Documentation and Conservation of buildings, sites and neighborhoods of
the Modern Movement, DoCoMoMo, is also participating in this project.