Opportunity Space Competition

Date published

2016

Description

Opprtunity Space is an international design-build competition that seeks to respond to Europe's migrant influx by calling for contributions on the creation of a temporary mobile structure that will foster economic opportunity and social inclusion in Malmö, Sweden. The competition will bring new and established residents together to produce a public space hub for education, job assistance, and social inclusion programs that benefit everyone in Malmö.

The winning team will receive a $10,000 prize and up to $25,000 to implement its proposal in and around Malmö’s Enskifteshagen Park.

Opportunity Space is the first in a new Van Alen Institute series of Flash Competitions: challenges that bring together multidisciplinary teams of designers and other experts for short, intense projects in cities around the world to take on
urgent societal issues through design.

Related Area

Related countries

Sweden

English version

Thematic area

Document link

Focus area

Migration and Integration
Migration and Local Economic Development
Creating sustainable networks amongst migrant communities for development

Publisher / Organisation

Van Alen Institute

JMDI publication

No