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Ideas contest launched for Costa Concordia shipwreck

[Registration must be completed by 20 September] Sicilian research platform icsplat has launched an ideas contest exploring the possible future usage of the Costa Concordia shipwreck on the western coast of Italy

The £372 million cruise liner partially sunk earlier this year after hitting a rock in calm waters.

Entries should propose alternatives uses for the site and may range from complete removal of the ship wreck to small architectural interventions.

Open to students and design professionals the contest boasts a £2,300 prize fund and its official language is English.

Examples and precedent from the AJBL

Restorations of the S.S. Great Britain, Mary Rose and Cutty Sark

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