HOMEPLAN Student Competition

June 29th, 2012

The Department of Architecture / EPOKA University, in collaboration with KONTAKT company, organized a Student competition themed: 

Green Roofs Living Terraces

Proposing creative and sustainable uses for Domestic Rooftop Spaces - Terraces in some HOMEPLAN-Apartments

The Green Roofs-Living Terraces Competition was a one-stage competition for students of Architecture Department in EPOKA University. The aim of the competition was to stimulate and collect innovative (design) proposals on how landscape architecture could contribute to a better life quality for inhabitants by promoting and stimulating the creative use of the domesticgreen roofs - usable terraces, transforming them into living spaces. In addition, the competition aimed to maintain and improve the biodiversity in a city, and promote notions of Urban Agriculture. The competition challenged students to deliver a combination of creative and innovative designs and implementation strategies. Together, the design and strategy should show the innovative force landscape architecture has regarding spatial qualitybiodiversity and living comfort.

 

A Jury composed of Ark. Besar Zifla and Miss Aida Zisi, representative of KONTAKT, and lecturers of Architecture department attended the presentation of the students, presenting their proposal for a Green Roof and Living Terrace.

The Jury, in close collaboration to Mr. F.Bektashi/KONTAKT, decided on two proposals as very innovative, appropriate and possible schemes to be implemented.

Feel Organic Proposal 1.

Students: Regina Vathi, Jonida Bajaxhiu, Dorela Sina

Green-Living Terrace Proposal 2

Students: Luljeta Spahiu, Denis Kalaja, Edison Dervishi, Ylber Hasalliu, Erlis Mosha

Some students partaking in the competition, will have the chance to do their summer practice in KONTAKT.