The architecture has to be divided into many spaces for every type of religion or must be a single space?
The choice if to create one large space that allows the practice of all religions, or the division of different areas, it's your choice. It will be important the interpretation of spirituality. You should decide what you think appropriate and necessary to perform a better function of the building.
Teams missing one under 35 member
at least will be disqualified. If I am the youngest of my team and I will be 36 years old in 2017 after the end of the competition, my team can take part?
Yes, all the teams that have at least one component having age between 18 and 35 years old at least until the end of the competition can partecipate.
The elaborate A1 I can put any kind of image?
As indicated in the "Rules" it is required to comprehensively represent the project through sections render sketches. Any texts are to be inserted in the English language (after exclusion), but it is preferable to communicate the project through images.
The project site is binding?
It is recommended that the project area where the Tanaf Community envisaged the creation of architecture, but you can change area if the choice is justified.
The size is fixed?
The architecture must have a maximum architectural imprint of 300 square meters, where inside you must include all the activities related to worship and prayer.
How the building can be designed to emergencies?
The architecture has the main address to be sacred architecture for prayer. Every religion has its own characteristics, it must then evaluate the compatible characteristics. The area is characterized by temporary housing so they are frequent disruptions for disadvantaged families, health or environmental disasters. In these cases have a closed, protected and comfortable, it can give added importance to architecture with a social value and development.
What's the blue and red boxes in AutoCAD drawings of Tanaf Village File?
Drawing in the folder there are two files autocad: Tanfa valley contour lines and Tanaf village. The first is the hydraulic reservoir of Tanaf valley. The second is the village of Tanaf, where the project area is marked in red, in blue is the future demolition of the existing mosque. The layers of the CAD file have been renamed according his meanings. The site of intervention is in red. Nevertheless, is possible to find a different site to place the project, according with the design requirements wrote in notice of competition. In addition to this, there is a text file with the project area coordinates. You can copy the geographical coordinates on Google Maps or Google Earth to see the project area.
Can i use concrete walls in the design proposal?
Yes, you can use the croncrete walls but is not a sustainable material.
Is it possible to do underground floors?
You can build underground floors while providing the drainage systems from the water during the rain season
Is the design building should be cosidered more like a temporary structure or permanent building?
The project should be considered permanent, but if you want you can also provide some temporary parts.
Does the Tanaf community do construction together or are there special workers for construction?
In the Tanaf community there aren't specialized workers. Often, the community does the things together, and often in the group of work there is someone who has a more experience than other but it isn't special worker. The specialized workers could be found in the nearby towns like Sedhiou or Kolda.
How are foundations built traditionally?
Traditional foundations are created in various ways, for example by concrete, by tires, by stone, baked clay brick or concrete.
Are we free to build in site location closer to the forest? Is this easily accessed by people from the village or those who will be building the sacred structure?
Of course you can build near the Balmadou forest, which is still a little way off. To facilitate the access you can provide some paths.
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