8th Roca International Design Contest jumpthegap®
Academic support by ELISAVA, Spain
Register by March 27, 2019
jumpthegap® is a biannual international design competition held by ROCA (one of the leading companies in bathroom and interior design products) in collaboration with the Barcelona Centre de Disseny.
This year ELISAVA has been appointed as academic support for the competition.
Jump The Gap is open to students and young professionals of from all design disciplines and deals with all aspects of bathing for the near future. It seeks ideas on the many possibilities of the everyday human relationship with water, specifically related to all aspects of hygiene and well-being.
Key issues that participants are invited to consider are:
• The sustainable use of water
• New concepts for human relationships with water
• Universal access
• New materials and technologies
Jump The Gap offers a 10,000€ award for each of the categories: professional and student.
The We Are Water Foundation also offers an additional 6,000€ award to the project that best encompasses its philosophy.
The We Are Water Foundation aims to promote a new water culture that allows the sustainable management of water resources around the world and guarantees the universal human right to access to the water and sanitation needed for a dignified and healthy life.
Entries will be judged by an international jury presided over by Ruy Ohtake, Architect and teacher at Sao Paulo School of Architecture and Urbanism, and Javier Torras, director of We Are Water Foundation Spain.
Finalists and winners will be invited to the Awards Ceremony that will be held at the Disseny Hub in Barcelona.
Registration ends: 27.03.2019
Project submission deadline: 25.04.2019
Pre-selection and refinement period: 05.2019
Award Ceremony: 10.10.2019
Further information can also be obtained from the project leader, Charmaine Lay, who can be contacted at email@example.com and is reading us in copy.
Take part in Jump the gap