Newsletter | Mar/Apr 2008

Call for Entries: The XVI Pan-American Biennale

by Gilda Puente-Peters
The XVI Pan-American Biennale of Architecture, Quito, Ecuador BAQ 2008 invites all design professionals to participate in this international conference and design competition. This Biennale theme is “Feeling the Latin-American Architecture”. The BAQ 2008 will take place in Quito, Ecuador, one of the cities nominated by UNESCO as a World's Heritage. The event will take place from November 17 to November 21, 2008. The Biennale includes Pan-American and International Design Competitions, a Symposium, Conferences, Architectural, and Art Exhibits through out the City, and other complementary activities. The goal of BAQ 2008 is to achieve a great participation of international professional achievements, with the highest level of design and professional standards, including sustainable and universal design.

There are several categories in which you can participate sending built projects completed during the last four years to enter the international design competition. The deadline for submittals is September 8, 2008. All projects submitted will be published in the book, BAQ 2008. If you are interested in participating in the design competition or any of the events offered at XVI BAQ 2008 please go to the Biennale's web page and also contact Gilda Puente-Peters, U.S. Coordinator via email.

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