Democratic Umbrella

International Ideas Competition
for the Multihalle Mannheim

The Multihalle Mannheim e.V. Association, the Association of German Architects in Baden-Württemberg (BDA) and the International Building Exhibition Heidelberg are inviting submissions of ideas for the sustainable development of the Multihalle and, in close cooperation with the Baden-Württemberg Chamber of Architects and the City of Mannheim, hosting the
“Multihalle – Democratic Umbrella”
competition dedicated to this task.

Herewith we cordially invite you to participate in the ideas competition.
A key aim of the awarding authority is to inspire a demographic shift of social responsibility by explicitly opening the competition to Master’s students, graduates and young architects.

The competition brief will be published on 8 october 2018. Deadline for uploading your designs is 15 february 2019. The prize money amounts to a total of 24,000 €.

Download Competition Brief (1,6 MB)

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8 October 2018​ ― Publication competition brief / Start of registration
2 November 2018 ​― Deadline for submitting inquiries
9 November 2018 ​― Colloquium
23 November 2018 ​― Response to inquiries
15 February 2019 ​― Deadline for submissions (24.00 CET)
CW 11/12 ​― Jury session