KNOWLEDGE FOR DEVELOPMENT

International Council for Caring Communities

International Council for Caring Communities

The competition invites architecture students around the world to apply their creative talents toward developing solutions, which integrate older persons seamlessly into the fabric of the community and include them in all social, cultural, technological and productive activities, creating a knowledge society. The competition is sponsored by the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC) in cooperation with the United Nations Program for Human Settlements (UN-HABITAT) and other partners.

Winning Competition projects will be presented and awards given in late February 2016 at the United Nation Headquarters in New York City”The 2016 competition provides an extra special opportunity for student winners as their projects will be exhibited at the United Nations HABITAT III Summit in Quito, Ecuador, from 17 – 20 October 2016. The objective of the Summit is to reinvigorate the global commitment to sustainable urbanization and to focus on the implementation of a “New Urban Agenda”. This event will be the first global event in support of the post the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals and provides an outstanding opportunity for projects to be recognized by world leaders and experts.”