THE FONDATION DES AMIS DE MÉDECINS DU MONDE IS PLEASED TO INVITE ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN STUDENTS TO TAKE PART IN ITS ARCHITECTURE & DESIGN COMPETITION ON HOMELESSNESS. PARTICIPATION IS OPEN FOR STUDENTS LIVING IN FRANCE AND THE UNITED KINGDOM.
DESIGNING A SUSTAINABLE, ADAPTABLE, TRANSPORTABLE AND RECYCLABLE DWELLING TO ADDRESS HOMELESSNESS.
The Fondation des Amis de Médecins du Monde‘s mission is to support sustainable solidarity and humanitarian action within the health sector, through technical and scientific research, promotion and innovation. This competition intends to encourage the outbreak and development of new ideas to respond to the issues of precarious housing and homelessness, factors of health deterioration for the most vulnerable.
FOCUS WORK ON PRECARIOUSNESS, SOCIAL INTEGRATION AND SUSTAINABILITY.
The Fondation des Amis de Médecins du Monde gives contestants the freedom to create and work on a life module, with no limitation in terms of location, climate, political, social or cultural context. Their project should be based on an in-depth analysis and study of homeless people, and also be socially and environmentally sustainable.
Chaired by Richard Rogers, Royal Gold Medal of Architecture and Pritzker Prize winning architect, co-funding trustee of Doctors Of The World UK.
The panel will consist of architecture, design, solidarity and humanitarian health professionals including :
● Dr Camillo Boano
Architect, urbanist and lecturer at University College London
● Matali Crasset
Industrial designer, matali crasset productions
● Dr Françoise Sivignon
President, Médecins du Monde
● Tudor Zamfirescu-Zega
Architect and founder of Plateforma
For any enquiry, please contact Valentina Cugusi