17/01/2011

Final days to apply for participation in the international contest for young designers Jump the Gap 2010-2011

Two weeks time till the deadline – January 31st, 2011

Registration for participation in the forth issue of the international Roca contest for young designers Jump the Gap is possible till January 31st, 2011. It is free of charge and can be done at the official internet site of the contest www.jumpthegap.net. The final date for presenting the contest projects is April 29th, 2011. The winner will be announced in September this year within one of the most important international events in the world of design – the exhibition London 100% Design.

The contest is open for participation of young designers and architects, as well as students of architecture and design up to 35 years of age. Terms for participation are published on the site www.jumpthegap.net.

The main objective of this international initiative of Roca, organized in collaboration with foundation BCD (Barcelona Design Center) is to stimulate and lend a helping hand to young talents around the world, providing not only a material award but also an opportunity for realization and international recognition of the winning project and its author. Same as it has been in the previous years, the international jury of the present issue of the contest is comprised of leading professionals in the spheres of design and architecture: Ron Arad, England; Gilda Bojardi, Italy; Javier Mariscal, Spain; Marcel Wanders, Netherlands; John Anthony Sahs, Japan; Tomek Rygalik, Poland and the design manager of the Roca Design Center - Josep Congost, Spain.

Complete information for the contest and how to make the free registration is published on the internet page www.jumpthegap.net