INTRODUCTION

Rural to urban migration and urban sprawl with the correlated development of commercial and residential property elevates the importance of park lands, within cities, in creating refuge from the hustle of daily life. Rather than becoming overgrown and disused, these areas should be leveraged to encourage healthier living, community interaction and environmental awareness.

LOCATION: ENVIRONMENTAL CENTRE, DELTA PARK HERITAGE PRECINCT, JOHANNESBURG

THE BRIEF

YOU ARE A SKILLED DESIGNER WITH A FLAIR FOR THE UNUSUAL.

You have an appreciation and understanding of urban regeneration. You are an acknowledged heritage aficionado and awareness of context is the hallmark of your work.

You have been appointed to transform an ailing building, within one of Johannesburg’s key parks, into a vibrant gastronomic restaurant.

Your restaurant must create a unique indoor and outdoor experience for the patrons, which is seamlessly linked. The connection between the interior and exterior of the restaurant must be able to be closed and secured in a designed and aesthetically pleasing manner to protect against inclement weather and for security.

Your design should be a considered response to the Art Deco style of the original structure.

THE THEME AND STYLE OF THE RESTAURANT IS FOR YOU TO CHOOSE.

REQUIREMENTS

YOUR DESIGN MUST INCORPORATE THREE AREAS OF THE BUILDING:

  1. The ground floor entrance of the central block
  2. The adjoining north eastern room
  3. The adjoining outdoor area located on the north eastern side of the building

YOUR DESIGN MUST ONLY CONSIDER “FRONT OF HOUSE.”

PG BISON HAVE AGREED TO SPONSOR DUPONT CORIAN PRODUCTS SO YOUR DESIGN MUST INCLUDE AN INNOVATIVE USE OF CORIAN.

SUBMISSION FORMAT

ALL SUBMISSIONS TO INCLUDE:

  • A written explanation, limited to 100 words.
  • Three A2 matt laminated boards.
  • A CD with both high and low resolution JPG/ PDF files.
  • Judging is anonymous, please do not include any personal or institution details on the front of the boards.

THE REVERSE OF EACH A2 BOARD TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

  • Student’s full name
  • Name of institution
  • Lecturer’s full name
  • Contact number and email address of lecturer

PRIZES

1st Prize:

Trip for the winner and their lecturer to the 2018 Furniture Fair in Milan, Italy.

2nd Prize:

All-expenses paid trip to the 2018 Design Indaba in Cape Town, plus a R3,000 cash prize.

3rd Prize:

R10,000 cash prize.

THE REMAINING SEVEN TOP TEN FINALISTS WILL ALL RECEIVE A R2,000 CASH PRIZE.

Terms and conditions apply

TERMS & CONDITIONS