The competition will be held in the AlumForum for the first time.
The contest for the best aluminium item assesses a design solution in developing a harmonious, functional and expressive form of an object.
Union of architects of Russia,
Union of Moscow architects.
Russian Aluminium Association.
— Engage the attention of designers and young specialists for working with
— Demonstrate the extensive application of aluminium in
industrial, interior and environmental design;
— Develop competencies related to the application of
aluminium in industrial, interior and environmental design.
Designers, architects, artists, design-engineers, architect
and design bureaus, specialists in the aluminium industry,
university and college students are invited to take part in the
— Industrial design
— Interior design
— Environmental design
The Competition asses a design item – a design solution in
developing a harmonious, functional and expressive form.
Categories in each section
Interior item or element
Small architectural form, urban and landscape element
To be presented
— Pieces of furniture made solely of aluminium or aluminium
combined with other materials: sofas, tables and chairs,
benches, outdoor furniture, etc.;
— Elements and details of interior, small architectural forms and furniture pieces - doors,
blinds, aluminium partitions, stairs, wall panels, wall decor,
sculpture, art objects, decorative elements;
— Luminaire, lamps, chandeliers, sconces, lanterns, etc.;
— Elements of engineering, technical and domestic
equipment in the interior;
— Small architectural forms and elements
improvement of territories (flowerpots, litter bins, benches,
public transport stops, etc.);
The work can be performed with various technologies.
The main evaluation criteria: original and innovative design
solutions; high functional, ergonomic and environmental
qualities; innovations in aluminium materials and
Grand Prix for the best design project and a valuable gift.
Diplomas for the best design project in every category
within the IMPLEMENTATION and DESIGN sections as well
as special awards from the Aluminium Association.
The jury will determine the number of diplomas to be
Deadline for submitting the application and the project
on August, 7, 2020.
Exhibition of the projects will take place on September, 22-24, 2020
at the 2nd International Forum on “Aluminium in architecture and construction” in Technopark of the
Skolkovo Innovation Centre in Moscow.
The award ceremony will take place on September, 24, 2020, in
Technopark of the Skolkovo Innovation Centre in Moscow.
Terms for participation
In order to take part in the Competition, submit the following
documents to firstname.lastname@example.org (убери двоеточие, выдели жирным)
— Application for participation and Appendix,
— exposition material,
— brief description of the project (idea, materials and
technologies used, dimensions) — 1 page (А4 format)
in a separate doc/docx document.
If an author (authors) submit several projects, every project
must be submitted with a separate application and payment
of a registration fee.
The authors of the submitted projects guarantee that these
projects and the relevant information do not violate any
copyright or property rights of third parties and assume all
responsibility in the event of claims by third parties.
Exposition material (poster) must include:
— information field (leave a 15 cm high empty space
on top of the each board, to be filled in by the Competition organizers
in the basis of the participant’s applications);
— images of the represented object in any technique
which can demonstrate the idea of the author (photos or 3D
pictures, graphical projections, sketches and/or drawings.
Photo montage can be used for better visualization);
— a brief description of the object (idea, materials and
technologies used, dimensions)
Additionally, it is possible to exhibit the model or the item
itself in full size.
Competition organizers will print out all the materials
for the exhibition.
Requirements to the materials:
— exposition materials must be submitted in electronic form
as TIF image file, 95 х 95 cm, 150 dpi resolution
— exposure of one project is on one poster.
For publishing the information about the projects
in the catalogue and uploading it on the website,
please submit the images to be presented on the posters
in the original high resolution
(TIF, CMYK 300dpi.
High-quality JPG images can also be submitted)
Registration fee – 200 € for one project including VAT.
The Registration fee includes poster printing, publication in
the catalogue (1 page A4), exposition design, renting
exhibition structures, posting information on the websites
of the Forum, Union of Architects of Russia and Union of Moscow Architects, Aluminium Association and the information partners.
Payment is due by August, 7, 2020. The project will be
included in the list of participants after the payment
notification has been received.
Publication of advertisements in the catalogue (optional): 1 page A4 - 600 €
— All competition projects will remain at the disposal of the
Organizer. Projects not chosen by the jury may be
returned to the participants within 30 (thirty) days after the
announcement of the results at the address: 7 Granatny per.,
— Images of competitive projects and information about them can be used
at the discretion of the Organizer of the competition in advertising purposes.
— The results of the competition will be posted on the
websites of the Forum, the Union of Architects of Russia, the
Union of Moscow Architects, the Aluminium Association and