proHolz Student trophy 2020 - Competition

proHolz Student Trophy 2020

is an interdisciplinary and international open student competition on the topic of vertical extensions with wood. In the 2020 edition, selected residential buildings in Vienna from the 1960s are used to research the potential of the densification by vertical extension with wood.

proHolz Student Trophy 2020 is initiated by proHolz Austria in cooperation with the City of Vienna, represented by the City building directorate, Wiener Wohnen and TU Vienna, Institute of Architecture and Design - Department of Building Construction and Design 2 and Institute of Architectural Sciences - Department of Structural Design and Timber Engineering. 

Eligible to participate
All students of architecture and civil engineering from Austrian and international universities are invited to take part in the competition. The condition for the acceptance of projects is that they have been created by interdisciplinary teams, consisting of students of both disciplines, architecture and civil engineering. 

The competition documents will be available for download from Monday, 29th of April 2019. The information event with the presentation of the competition task and visit of the building sites will take place on Tuesday, 15th of October 2019 in the Festsaal at TU Vienna. The competition entries must be submitted to proHolz Austria by Tuesday, 31st of March 2020. The jury meeting will take place on Thursday, 23rd of April 2020. The award ceremony will take place on Tuesday, 26th of of May 2020 in the Kuppelsaal of the TU Vienna. 

A top-class jury will award 3 to 5 prizes with a total value of 5.750 Euro.

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