"Anything one man can imagine, other men can make real" (Jules Verne).
Jacques Rougerie15, a famous French Sea oriented architect, born in 1945, had the chance during his career to receive help and support from those who believed in his talent. Open to everyone, his foundation, the Jacques Rougerie Foundation, has launched an International Competition which aspires to offer a unique opportunity for students in architecture, engineering or design, from all around the world to make their projects come true, or simply to reward their creativity. The competition aims to reward the most innovative, creative and bold projects at the service of architectural innovation, relative to topics that are dear to the foundation; Water and Space. The deadline for entries is May 28. Architectural projects based on emerging developments and a prospective vision should address some core issues of mankind: greater environmental, industrial and technical responsibilities, while taking sustainable development principles into account: innovative materials, techniques and fundamental advance in design, development, energy saving or natural resources, recycling. Prices: Innovation and Architecture for the Sea award - € 10 000, Innovation and Architecture for Space award - € 10 000, Architecture and Sea Level Rise award - € 10 000, Prizes will be awarded, regardless of age, to an individual author or to a team.
You can watch the interview with the winner of the 2016 competition Yunil Nam ( South Korea) here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xolV0Wgb_Y&feature=youtu.be