Archiprix 24 Finalists

Archiprix Schedule
    March
    April
  • 27
  • 28
  • 29
  • 30
  • 31
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • Friday, March 27
    Participants arrive in São Paulo, Brazil, for introductions and architectural tours, including highlights such as Vale do Anhangabau, Praca da Se, Edificio Copan, Vale do Anhangabau, and Patio de Collegio.
  • Saturday, March 28
    Excursions and learning continues in São Paulo, one of the largest cities in the world, and a good example of a city largely built on private initiatives and market-oriented planning. Highlights include: Pinacoteca do Estado, Avenida Paulista, MASP, Parque do Ibarapuera, and SESC Fabrica da Pompeia.
  • Sunday, March 29
    Brasilia is the adventure of the day! A short flight away, participants engage further with local architecture, and the learning continues through both instruction and tours. Highlights include Congresso Nacional , Praca dos Tres Poderes, Catedral Metropolitano, Museu da Republica, Memorial JK, and Superquadras e entrequadras.
  • Monday, March 30
    Buenos Aires! This day's excursion includes a flight to the capital and largest city in Argentina. As inhabitants are in majority descendants of European immigrants, Buenos Aires is often referred to as the "Paris of South America." This excursion will also include a boat trip to Tigre Delta.
  • Tuesday, March 31
    Architectural tours continue in Buenos Aires, including such highlights as Historic Centre, Puerto Madero, San Telmo, La Boca, Palermo, and Recoleta.
  • Wednesday, April 1
    Architectural tours continue in Buenos Aires, including such highlights as Historic Centre, Puerto Madero, San Telmo, La Boca, Palermo, and Recoleta.
  • Thursday, April 2
    Final destination Montevideo by boat! The capital of Uruguay is an exceptional city in South America because of its relatively small size and high standard of living. Participants attend a reception at the Universidad de la Republica, Facultad de Arquitectura. Students will give workshop presentations, and today marks the official opening of the exhibit featuring all 218 entries for the Hunter Douglas Archiprix International award.
  • Friday, April 3
    Montevideo up close and personal today, as groups take an architectural tour of this marvelous Archiprix host city, including Historic Centre, Av 18 de Julio, Placa de Independencia, and Rambla. To close the Archiprix experience, the Hunter Douglas awards ceremony is the highlight of the evening, with keynote speakers including Mariano Arana, senator of the Republic of Uruguay and Brazilian architects Ruy Ohtake and Marcelo Ferza. Workshop results will be presented by Bjarke Ingels, founder and director of BIG, one of the leading offices in Europe. A gala dinner ends the event on a high note.
  • Saturday, April 4
    Participants bid farewell to each other and to Montevideo. The Archiprix and Hunter Douglas teams start immediate planning for 2011 in the United States! For updates, visit www.Archiprix.com.
 

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