|Participating countries in 2009|
In 2009, the 5th annual international MULTICOMFORT HOUSE STUDENT CONTEST took place. Students from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland and the USA entered the event for the first time.
Altogether, 132 students and professors from 24 different Architectural faculties in 16 countries attended the international stage of the contest. The participants came from Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, United Kingdom and the USA.
On the first stage of the competition each participating country chose the three best proposals in a national qualifying competition.
The winners were invited for the second stage of the international MULTICOMFORT HOUSE STUDENT CONTEST., which took place in Ljubljana in Slovenia, from April 21st to the 24th.
Thanks to the engagement and support of Prof. Peter Gabrijelčič (Dean of the faculty for architecture,
|Prof. Peter Gabrijelčič|
Prof. Peter Gabrijelčič
University of Ljubljana) and Prof. Martina Zbasnik Senegačnik, this event was an amazing experience for all participants.
On April 21st Mrs. Zdenka Debartoli, ISOVER's International Building Manager, welcomed the guests and introduced the jury: Prof. Ludwig Rongen, from the University for Applied Sciences in Erfurt/ Germany and Jean-Baptiste Rieunier, Manager of the ISOVER Research & Development Program.
Afterwards Mr. Borut Kocjan, Country Manager for ISOVER Slovenia, introduced ISOVER Slovenia as well as the beautiful Slovenian country to the audience.
Finally, the mayor of Ljubljana Mr. Zoran Janković and the Dean of the faculty for architecture from the University of Ljubljana, Prof. Peter Gabrijelčič, presented the project exhibition for the journalists and the project participants in attendance.
The second day was dedicated to the 46 presentations of the national winners, which took place under the
|MULTICOMFORT HOUSE STUDENTS CONTEST 2009|
MULTICOMFORT HOUSE STUDENTS CONTEST 2009
inspirational moderation of Mr. Borut Kocjan and with the full attention of all students, professors and the jury.
During the pauses and lunch there was also enough time to have a look at all the exhibited projects.
In the evening, the participants had dinner in the rustic Slovenian restaurant "Sestica" (six) and enjoyed the traditional Slovenian dishes and music..... MULTICOMFORT HOUSE STUDENTS CONTEST 2009
On the third day of the event, the students visited the University of Ljubljana where they listened to a lecture about the famous Slovenian architect Joze Plečnik (1872-1957). Prof. Peter Krečič described Plečnik's professional technique and analyzed his works in Ljubljana, Vienna and Prague. Afterwards, Prof. Ludwig Rongen took the audience back to the present day with his lesson about built passive houses in Germany..
The participants also visited a lot of Plečnik's buildings during the guided tour that followed and
participated in some sight seeing activities in Ljubljana.
The day finished with the gala dinner and the announcement of the winners. Afterwards, the celebration continued in the disco "Bachus" until the morning.