Wildlife Pavilions

Wildlife Pavilions


  • Type: Architecture Competition
  • Last date of Registration: 17/03/2023

About Competition

Wildlife Pavilions: Architecture Competiton | Wildlife Pavilions proposes a paradigm shift: an architecture conceived to coexist in harmony with the landscape, mainly thought for nature itself instead of for human beings.

The goal of the competition is to think out of the box and to imagine inhabited structures designed for flora and fauna: micro-architectures where man meets wildlife just as a passing guest, as a respectful visitor or simply as an observer.  

With the aim of challenging anthropocentric architecture and with the idea of experimenting a new creative process focused on nature, the contest requires the design of three small-scale pavilions immersed in the breath-taking landscape of the Torbiere del Sebino” Nature Reserve

Today, the only few structures present in the whole complex are just being used for bird watching, whereas the new devices will have to complement the existing ones with an additional feature: providing shelter to nature itself. 

The intention is to go beyond the mere act of designing an observation cabin. In fact, it means much more than that: Wildlife Pavilions is about providing supports for bird nesting, new shelters to reptiles, containers to help the proliferation of autochthonous plants, insects hotels, sunbathing platforms and many more. The key lies in being able to conceive a design proposal centred on nature, which, as a secondary function, allows visitors to observe wildlife in total respect of the ecosystem.


The competition is open to students, architects, designers, urbanists, engineers, artists, makers, activists and anyone interested in the fields of design and architecture.

Participants can join the competition either individually or with a team.

Please click on “Register Now” and follow the instructions.


“Early” registration from November 28th to January 20th –  11.59 AM CET 

“Standard” registration from January 20th to February 24th – 11.59 AM CET

“Late” registration from February 24th to March 17th – 11.59 AM CET

For Details Visit: https://www.terravivacompetitions.com/wildlife-pavilions-competition-2022/


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