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Winners of the Cosentino Design Challenge 2016

JUN/2016

Cosentino Group celebrated the jury’s verdict at the 10th international students’ competition Design Challenge, the purpose of which is to foster the talent of architecture and design students from around the world.


In its tenth edition, the jury assessed 353 candidatures split between its two categories: 173 in Architecture and 180 in Design. Three prizes with purses of 1,000 euros each were awarded in each category, plus several second prizes.


In the Architecture category, the goal was for students to reflect on the “Cosentino and Sport” theme. The three prize-winning projects were ”Scalarte, art in scale” by Luis Miguel Sánchez (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid), “Dancing Prism” by María Rodríguez (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid) and “Waterock” by Arturo Garrido (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid). Four second prizes were also awarded: “Cueva de Escalada” by Nievi Peterson (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid), “Underwater Pool” by Ignacio Palenzuela (Almería Art School), “Social Olympics by Cosentino” by Cristina Pretel (EAAI Diseño&Arte de Granada) and “Climbing Square” by Vanessa Vera (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid).


In the Design category the theme was to work on “commercial elements”, playing with the surfaces. There were three prize-winning projects: “Una Galaxia de Colores” (A Galaxy of Colours) by Hugo García (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid), “Diffuse” by Javier Jauhari (Lasalle College of the Arts of Singapore) and “Glade” by Verónica Gómez (Higher School of Design of Madrid). Three second prizes were also awarded: “Caracola” (Seashell) by Arturo Garrido (Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid), “Stadium” by Carlos Fernández (Artediez School of Madrid) and “Dang!” by Shirley Tan (Lasalle College of the Arts of Singapore). The jury also awarded two special mentions: “Interactive Samples” by David Rodríguez (Artediez School of Madrid) and “Mother Nature” by Francisco Manuel Caballero (EAAI Diseño&Arte de Granada).


The projects entered come from twenty prestigious institutions, schools or universities, both national and international. For Spain: Higher Technical School of Architecture of Madrid, Higher Technical School of Architecture of Barcelona, Artediez School of Madrid, Higher Technical School of Architecture of Navarre University, Higher Technical School of Architecture of Seville, Almería Art School, Higher Art School of Design of Alicante, CEU–Universidad San Pablo of Madrid, Universidad Rey Juan Carlos of Madrid, Zaragoza Art School, EAAI Diseño &Arte of Granada and Higher Technical School of Architecture of Zaragoza UNIZAR. Internationally: Istituto Europeo di Design Milano (Italy), École Supérieure des Arts Modernes (France), Universidad Tecnica Lisboa (Portugal), Lulea Tekniska Universität, Lulea (Swden), American Society of Interior Designers (United States), Universidad Marista, Mérida (Mexico), University of Technology Sydney (Australia) and Lasalle College of the Arts (Singapore).


The jury of the Cosentino Design Challenge 2016 comprised representatives of the schools or universities that collaborated in this current edition. Also invited to form part of this judging panel was the Granada architect Juan Domingo Santos and, also participating in the verdict on behalf of Cosentino Group, was the Communication and Marketing Director, Santiago Alfonso.


GRUPO COSENTINO

Crtra. A334 Baza-Huércal Overa, km. 59
04850 Cantoria, Almería. Spain

T/ +34 950 444 175

www.cosentinodesignchallenge.org

idea@cosentinodesignchallenge.org


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