Theme: Green building in the humid tropics of Costa Rica.
This competition offers architects throughout the world the opportunity to propose cutting edge responsible environmental design solutions for the headquarters of FUNDECOR, a Costa Rican NGO dedicated to the preservation of the natural environment. As an environmentalist institution, their new building must be exemplary in green architectural design and construction.
The project is to be located on a property in a beautiful rural area in hot and humid Puerto Viejo de Sarapiquí in the Caribbean region of Costa Rica. The Jury includes architects Carlos Jiménez, Thomas Spiegelhalter, and Mauricio Quirós of the CCA in Montreal.