December 22, 2017 - Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana - Call for members 2019
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December 22, 2017
December 22, 2017

Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana

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Call for members 2019
Future Architecture
December 11, 2017–January 15, 2018
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With the call for members, the Future Architecture platform opens its doors to museums, galleries, festival organisers, academic institutions and other operators with innovative approaches to architecture, and invites them to participate in the 2019 European Architecture Programme.

Future Architecture, co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, is a leading exchange and networking platform that enables architecture museums, festivals, producers, publishers, institutions and multidisciplinary emerging professionals to easily connect and build joint projects. Becoming a part of the platform offers an opportunity to connect with the most outstanding organisations and practitioners in Europe. The selected applicant will be invited to become a full member of the Future Architecture platform and will receive a grant of 16,000 EUR to support their activity, which will contribute to the circulation and promotion of emerging talents in the field of architecture around Europe.

This call for members is open to organisations having a legal personality. It is intended for cultural organisations and institutions who operate in the area of architecture in Europe. When submitting their application, applicants must be in a position to demonstrate their existence as a legal person for at least 2 years of the date of deadline for submission.

To qualify as a member, applicants must meet the following criteria:
–must be established as companies, associations or organisations active in the CCSs
–their aim is to showcase and promote European creators and artists and their works
–must be key players in the field of architecture in their local environment and/or internationally
–must act as one of the main sources of information or producers of content related to architecture in their residing country and/or internationally
–have skills to create outstanding and well-visited events
–demonstrate innovative approach in presenting urban issues, architecture and design
–demonstrate a commitment to improving the understanding of cities, architecture, design and built environment in the community
–contribute to the Europe-wide communication of ideas, information and values
–stimulate creativity and create alternatives to the established models of operation
–have recent experience in working with emerging creatives

Evaluation criteria
A grant will be awarded to proposals that will follow the goals of the Future Architecture and will contribute to the overall outcomes of the platform. The applicant should include a minimum of five emerging creatives from the Future Architecture call for ideas and should guarantee minimum 20% of its own financial support in the overall budget of the activity.

The coordinating entity will assess the applications on these evaluation criteria, specifically and in this sequence:
–extent of relevance and quality of the activity
–number of emerging creatives from the Future Architecture call for ideas
–coproduction with other members of the Future Architecture platform
–extent of collaboration with the Future Architecture platform in the last 2 years
–extent to which there is a clear insight of the quality of the communication plan and audience development
–extent of possible unexpected benefits

Deadline: January 15, 2018 at 12am

More information: info [​at​]

The coordinating entity will decide on the recipient of the grant until January 15, 2018. Applicants will be informed of the decision on January 25, 2018. All applicants are kindly invited to the Matchmaking Conference in February at MAO, where the results will be announced and the new member presented.

Where to apply: Future Architecture website

Future Architecture are: Museum of Architecture and Design (MAO), Ljubljana, coordinating entity; members: National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome, Copenhagen Architecture FestivalLisbon Architecture Triennaledpr-barcelonaCANactions, Kiev, Fundació Mies van der Rohe, Barcelona, Društvo arhitekata Istre - Società architetti dell'Istria DAI-SAI, Pula, Museum of Architecture in WrocławBelgrade International Architecture WeekHouse of Architecture, Graz, Tirana Architecture WeekMuseum of Estonian Architecture,Tallinn, Forecast, Berlin, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Design Biotop, Ljubljana, Bureau N, Berlin; Swiss Architecture Museum, Basel, Kosovo Architecture FestivalRoyal Academy of Arts, London

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