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.

Deadline for uploading your designs is 15 february 2019. The prize money amounts to a total of 24,000 €.

Download Updated Competition Brief (1,6 MB)


8 October 2018​ ― Publication competition brief / Start of registration
2 November 2018 ​― Deadline for submitting inquiries
9 November 2018 ​― Colloquium:
from 12.00 Inspection of the hall
14.00 Colloquium at the restaurant in the Multihalle
23 November 2018 ​― Response to inquiries
15 February 2019 ​― Deadline for submissions (24.00 CET)
CW 11/12 ​― Jury session