Suvela district lies next to Espoo Centre, one of the five suburban centres within the City of Espoo, Finland. The International Student Idea & Design Competition SuvelaSURGE aims at generating tools for rapid and ambitious regeneration and redevelopment of a neighbourhood with a history of social housing and poor image.
The competition is part of the programme of activities associated to the SB11 Helsinki World Sustainable Building Conference, and is intended for multidisciplinary working teams.
Submitted ideas will be assessed against sustainability (social, economic and environmental) criteria and executability, life-cycle and innovation value.
All the proposals will be displayed during the SB11 Helsinki World Sustainable Building Conference, to be held from 18th to 21st October 2011 in Helsinki, Finland.
In addition, an International Student Competition Special Session will be organized as part of the official programme of the SB11 Helsinki World Sustainable Building Conference to present the proposals submitted and discuss other related issues. Please, check for more details when the programme is available on the conference website, www.sb11.org/