II International Best Diploma Projects

"For an Ecological Future". Architecture, Environment & Design
17th February - 17th March 2005

is the second edition

of an international exhibition of diploma projects addressed to Universities/Faculties/Institutes in the field of Architecture, Environment and Design, for the presentation of some diploma projects of their students made during the solar years 2003-2004. Winners of the competition will be awarded. The exhibition will be held in Florence, from 15th of February (opening date) until 17th of March 2005.

Deadline for the presentation of the Works: Monday, 15th of November 2004

Exhibition on line: Wednesday, 1st of December 2004 – Monday, 31st of January 2005
International jury on line: Tuesday, 1st of February – Saturday 12th of February 2005
Opening of the final exhibition: Thursday 17th of February 2005
Awarding to the Best Contribution: Saturday, 19th of February 2005

  The project

A yearly World Wide Event is promoted by the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation and organised by Fl.e.m.in.g. Youth (FLorence Enterprise Meetings for an INternational Growth of the Youth) with an International Show-Competition titled:

 “For an ecological future” Architecture, Environment and Design

Modern Society is worried about the problems of sustainability of our civilization and we consider this topic of high actuality. For this reason, the International Show-Competition will be open to all Universities, in the fields of Architecture, Environment, Engineering, Design and Technology, by presenting diploma projects with ecologic characteristics in the fields above mentioned; interdisciplinary diploma projects are also welcome.
Universities from all Countries all over the world are invited to participate.

  For further details about Best Diploma click here

  This initiative is also connected with other two events:

1) The restoration of the Pisa Leaning Tower: the state-of-the-art methodology for the conservation fo the ancient monuments (Florence, Pisa 10th -12th February 2005)

2) Conservation of historic wood structures (Florence, 2004 February)

See the full program fo abovementioned activities>>

 Hotel accommodation in Florence
Vivahotels, as supporter of the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation, will provide esclusively for this event a special 10% discount on the lowest rate published on its website www.vivahotels.com  for the participants who will book a room in one of the following hotels in Florence:
Vivahotel Alexander Novoli****
Vivahotel  Laurus al Duomo****
Vivahotel Pitti Palace al Ponte Vecchio***
Vivahotel Capitol S. Croce***
Vivahotel Fleming Novoli***

Please contact Vivahotels Reservation Centre in order to check the availability and your preferential rate to the following numbers within 10th January 2005:
telephone+39 055 294687
fax +39 055 290730

Remark: VIVACARD FRIENDS bearers are kindly requested to specify the number of their card to take advantage of the card conditions

WORLD SITE HOTELS & TRAVEL (www.worldsitehotels.com) will provide, on demand,  other additional services at special prices, such as :
- 3 hours Florence walking tour with guide
- Chianti Tours
- Auto or Minivan Transfer from Rail way station and Airport to city center

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