Last year was a year of growth for Roca One Day Design Challenge: it increased the number of cities that hold the competition, the number of participants and the collaborating institutions also grew… A success we hope to repeat in 2019, with the addition of new editions and a final surprise.
The future of architecture and design is closely linked to virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR), tools that not only help architects and designers to better conceive space and volume but also to present the project to the customers.
The creative process in design does not end until the end customer gets to know the product. For this reason, it is important to apply the basic communication tools to prepare a pitch.
In the last edition of the competition in Oman, we have talked to Dr. Sohair Hegazi, Architecture and Interior Design Head of Department at the Oman Scientific College of Design, about the influence of initiatives such as One Day Design Challenge on student learning.
With the slogan “Sharing knowledge and cultural news”, this new digital platform presents exclusive content for architects and designers and aims to become a reference point for professionals and students in those fields.
"Design is a combination between art and functionality, between the sole pursuit of beauty and everyday life." These are the words of Italo Armone, winner of the third prize in the London edition of the One Day Design Challenge 2017.
Seven years after the first edition of the competition, it can be said that there is a large community of creative, restless and very active young people around the One Day Design Challenge.
If you follow this journal, this means that you know about the One Day Design Challenge, but you might not know that Roca organizes another design contest, jumpthegap®. With a different format, jumpthegap® is biannual and it is currently celebrating its eighth edition.
The attendees had the chance of participating in an interesting educational workshop with Anna Devís and Daniel Rueda, both of them architects engaged in creative photography. In this theoretical and practical workshop, they learned to observe and represent architectural spaces from a new perspective. The aim was to create — and not simply take — their own photographs in a space as unique as the Roca Barcelona Gallery.