The following lines present the guideline of the competition:
The purpose of Venice's competition was to give the opportunity to architects, designers and students to activate their creativity to stimulate the contemporary potential of the city and besides wanting to enhance the historic texture of the city, sees on the aquatic identity of the lagoon a fundamental starting point to create new visions about a possible development of this component. The imagination of the participants, the use of parametric software and eco technology will be the main driver of Venice's visions and the proposals will shown how to create new digital landscape for a city so connected to classicism and tradition.
The Venice ideas will be judged by an international jury which will have as president Bjarke Ingels, founder of the Danish office BIG and again Neri Oxman, Elena Manferdini, Maria Ludovica Tramontin and Bostjan Vuga, all of whom are distinguished by the large experimentation willingness in their work. Inside this issue you have the opportunity to virtually meet some of them, their ideas and their philosophies and to have a look to their work's images.
The roman edition, Rome CityVision Competition, has attracted more than one hundred participation from all over the world and has amazed us with an upload page completely full of very interesting projects, which were judged by a jury of international architects led by Juergen H. Mayer and members as Francesco Gatti, Francisco Lipari, Felipe Escaduero and Michael Caton.
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