CUICOCHA Lookout – Observation Tower

Architectural Design Category

OPEN

Wavy Net

PRIZE DETAILS:

First Prize – “Premio ANDES”

500$ + Free registration for the next Q.A.C. competition + Publication in Q.A.C. website and social media + Publication in QAC Magazine + Publication in Competitions Archi Web.

Second Prize

200$ + Publication in Q.A.C. website and social media + Publication in QAC Magazine + Publication in Competitions Archi Web.

Third Prize

100$ + Publication in Q.A.C. website and social media + Publication in QAC Magazine + Publication in Competitions Archi Web.

5 Horonable Mentions

10 Finalists

Publication in Q.A.C. website and social media + Publication in QAC Magazine + Publication in Competitions Archi Web.

Publication in Q.A.C. website and social media + Publication in QAC Magazine + Publication in Competitions Archi Web.

DEADLINE:

November 19, 2020

RESULTS:

December 19, 2020

ENTRY:

PAID

REGISTRATION FEE:

15-25 USD

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EXPERIEMENT:

ANY

AGE REQUIREMENT:

NO AGE REQUIREMENT

TOTAL PRIZES:

800 USD

JURY PANEL:

Soon to be announced.

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Quechua Architecture Competition, Q.A.C., welcomes all participants to take part of this challenge which consists in presenting and developing a project that explores diverse fields of thinking and design. The challenge for this occasion is “CUICOCHA Lookout”.

​Since the very beginning, humanity has tried to understand how to see the world and live in it through spirituality and faith. During history, many civilizations have developed their own vision of the world and show it through rituals, celebrations, texts, chants and more. Near 550 years ago, a big empire lived in South America under the name of Incas.

​“Inti Raymi” (Sun-fest) is an Inca festival celebrated in the four realms, and even today several communities gather for the festival. Cuicocha was one of the locations for the celebration and Incas would bath in the waters to purify themselves.

​Cuicocha, the lagoon of gods, remains a divine place where people still visit the crater to be amazed by its landscape and nature. It is truly a place to elevate the senses and separate yourself from earth, as such appears a challenge to raise these feelings and give a step further towards culture, history and sensations.

​Q.A.C. thanks and admires all designers who are willing to take the challenge.

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