UCBM Masterplan International Design Competition

Luca Molinari Studio sides Campus Bio-Medico SpA, promoter of Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome (UCBM) to organize and manage the selection and drawing up of the competition brief for UCBM Masterplan International Design Competition.

After an international request for qualification on a methodological basis, the architects eventually selected by the Client to run the competition are: Atelier(s) Alfonso Femia (Italy), El Equipo Mazzanti (Colombia), Diller Scofidio + Renfro (U.S.A) with Alvisi Kirimoto Partners (Italy), Labics (Italy), + Topotek 1 (Germany), Mario Cucinella Architects (Italy), Sauerbruch Hutton (Germany) and Xaveer De Geyter Architects (Belgium).

In harmony with its 2015-2045 Development Plan “piùCampus”, the Athenaeum look at the qualitative and quantitative development of a complex infrustracture able to grow over time as a university park in relation to its landscape and urban surroundings, an inspiring place of wellness and sharing for all the communities that inhabit and visit the campus

Through a shared process involving UCBM governance, promoters, physicians, students, professors, teaching experts within science and bioengineering and institutions, Campus Bio-Medico promotes the development of a forefront University Research focused on health and environmental sciences in line with its values based on the centrality of the person.

UCBM Masterplan International Design Competition is a competition on invitation facing two different outputs and project scales:
– the masterplan design of UCBM campus, over a total area of about 90 ha and a gross surface of 186,000 sm
– UCBM architectural development for short/medium-term new functions over a gross total surface of 17.500 sm. Among these new functions: a new educational centre and new facilities devoted to campus life and multidisciplinarity such as sports facilities, informal learning spaces, a new library, UCBM headquarters, a simulation centre, residential and service spaces.

Luca Molinari Studio also supplies: the competition scientific secretriat, the coordination of the jury and technical committe, the concept, content development and drawing of the competition design dosssier, official website (www.futureunicampus.it), invitations and posters of the events within UCBM Masterplan International Design Competition between may 2017 and july 2018 such as the symposium, “Education and Innovation. Universities serving society and humanity (14 March 2018)

The winner announcement is expected by January 2019.