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Cosentino Group Announces its 7th International Cosentino Design Challenge Competition

  • The Cosentino Design Challenge is an international competition, with collaborations from prestigious European schools including: Design Academy Eindhoven (Netherlands), Istituto Europeo di Design Milan (Italy), Madrid School of Architecture, Barcelona School of Architecture, Escuela de Arte Madrid, School of Architecture Sevilla and the School of Art Almería.
  • The competition, which consists of two different categories; Architecture and Design, is open to all students from any school or centre of higher education for design, architecture or interior architecture anywhere in the world.

The Spanish multinational and world leader in the production and distribution of quartz and other natural stone surfaces, Cosentino is launching its 7th International Cosentino Design Challenge Competition. The international competition will have two categories and will be open to submissions from 28 February to 1 June 2013.

Now in its seventh year, the purpose of the competition is to encourage the talent of students, as well as promoting research into the different conceptual approaches to the layout of spaces, materials and the construction systems that define them.

The competition is open to all students enrolled in the 2012-2013 academic year at any school or centre of higher education for design, architecture or interior architecture.

The Cosentino Design Challenge is an international competition, with collaborations from prestigious European schools including: Design Academy Eindhoven (Netherlands), Istituto Europeo di Design Milan (Italy), Madrid School of Architecture, Barcelona School of Architecture, Escuela de Arte 4 Madrid, School of Architecture Sevilla and the School of Art Almería.

This year, for the Design category, students are required to reflect on “Cosentino and the office”, and to present any kind of design proposal they choose on this subject, using materials by Cosentino.

For the Architecture category, the focus is on a “new conceptual approach for an outdoor kitchen”, using materials by Cosentino.

Proposals may be submitted from 28 February 2013 until 1 June 2013.

A total prize money of 6,000 Euros will be divided among three first prizes of 1,000 Euros in both categories.

The jury will be made up of recognised figures from the world of architecture and design.

For more information regarding terms and conditions go to: http://www.cosentinodesignchallenge.org/ / idea@cosentinodesignchallenge.org

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