Living Steel, a programme of innovation in housing design and construction, has launched an international design competition - Can You House 8 Billion People?
The sites are in India and Poland and the winner at each location will be built. Expressions of interest by 1 December 2005. A shortlist of up to 10 architectural practices will be provided with the detailed brief by 13 January 2006. There will be an honorarium of .10,000 (£6,700). Final submissions are due by 14 April 2006 and will be assessed by a UIA-approved jury. Winners will be paid .50,000 (£33,700), and designs developed for construction with local supply-chain partners. Email info@livingsteel. org or visit www. livingsteel. org