Students asked to submit designs for a state-of-the-art community center to be located at The Red Sea Project’s exclusive Coastal Village
The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind one of the world’s most sustainable tourism projects, has launched a design competition for Saudi architecture students.
They are being asked to submit designs for a state-of-the-art community center to be located at The Red Sea Project’s exclusive Coastal Village. They will need to propose eco-friendly designs and architectural renderings that complement the area’s natural environment and historical value, whilst supporting the Project’s wider commitments to sustainable development.
TRSDC is inviting applications for the design competition from 27 July until 22 August 2020 with the winners are set to be selected in October 2020. The entrant’s proposal will be considered as a concept for the destination.
“In line with Saudi Vision 2030, creating opportunities and a culture of high performance for a new generation of Saudis is an important value to us at The Red Sea Project”, said John Pagano, CEO of The Red Sea Development Company. “With project development gaining pace, we want to ensure that Saudi Arabia’s youngest and brightest talents differentiate themselves by playing a role in shaping the design of the destination. As we launch this new competition, we are excited to provide a unique platform for Saudi’s creative young designers to contribute their expertise to this international project.”
Announcing the competition, TRSDC further explained that: “The judging panel will comprise of internal experts from our team, covering the fields of design, construction and development. Submissions will be judged based on creativity, out-of-the-box architectural and engineering ideas and concepts, integration of smart tech solutions, maturity of designs, functionality, constructability, authenticity, environmental considerations, background research and fulfillment of requirements.”
TRSDC is inviting applications for the design competition from 27 July until 22 August 2020. For further details of the competition and how to enter, please visit: www.theredsea.sa/ecotecture