Entries Open for The Future Park Design Ideas Competition

Entries are now open for The Future Park Design Ideas Competition. Presented by the University of Melbourne, in partnership with the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects (AILA), this ideas competition asks 'How can parks shape Melbourne’s urban form?'

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Challenging professional and emerging landscape architects, urban designers, architects and planners, entrants are asked  to speculate on new park possibilities for a future Melbourne.

The competition includes a Professional and tertiary (international) category offering AUD$20,000 in prizes and a
High School category (open to Victorian students only)  which will see the winner provided with a week-long work experience placement at a landscape architecture office.

This competition is proudly supported by Office of the Victorian Government Architect and RMIT University. Competition entries close on August 1.

Entries Open31 May 2019
Entries Close1 August, 2019
Short ListingEarly September, 2019
Up to 20 entries will be shortlisted
ExhibitionEarly October, 2019
The short-listed entries will feature in ‘The Square and the Park’ exhibition to be held at the Melbourne School of Design, University of Melbourne. The exhibition will be open for public viewing.
WinnersAnnouncement to be made during the 2019 International Festival of Landscape Architecture (October 10-13). Finalists will be invited to present their schemes either in person or by Skype.
PublicationFebruary 2020
Finalists, along with short listed entries will be featured in a special edition of Landscape Architecture Australia.

For full details, terms and conditions visit the competition website.

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Part of the BE–150: celebrating built environments education at the University of Melbourne 2019 program.