The LAGI Ideas Competition for Worldwide Professionals and Students

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The LAGI Ideas Competition for Worldwide Professionals and Students

Land Art Generator Initiative (LAGI) is being sponsored and hosted by the State of Victoria to design a clean energy landscape for a post-carbon world—a public artwork that will help to power the city and inspire the future. LAGI is open to anyone around the world and invites artists, architects, designers, landscape architects, scientists, engineers, and others.

Land Art Generator Initiative 2018 design competition is a project of Society for Cultural Exchange invites applicants to submit proposals for large-scale and site-specific public art installations that generate clean energy for a site in Melbourne.

The LAGI will award a total $21,000 prize as first place $16,000 USD and second place $5,000 USD.

Who May Eligible:

You are eligible to enter if you meet the following criteria at the time of entry:

  • Applicants must be Worldwide professionals, any member of the public, and to students (there are no age restrictions)
  • Applicants must be architects, nonarchitects, and creatives of all disciplines (or even with no creative discipline at all).
  • Everyone should be applying but is in particular aimed at artists, urban planners, architects, landscape architects, and engineers.
  • Persons who are close relatives of, or who have a close familial relationship with any member of the Jury or adviser to the Jury.
  • Enterprises that are wholly or partly owned by persons who are close relatives of or have a close familial relationship with a member of the jury or adviser to the Jury.

How to Apply & Competitions Rules:

To apply, the applicant must need to register through the given link:


A complying entry in this Competition will comprise the following:

  • Exactly three (3) A1 size layout boards (PDF only). A1 size is based on the international ISO 216 standard (594mm height × 841mm width).
  • Each layout board may not exceed 8MB file size.
  • One (1) DOC, DOCX, or TXT format file containing:
    • A 1,200-word maximum written description (do not include any information within the written description file that could identify who the team members are)
    • Tthe technology used in your design
    • Estimate of the annual kWh (kilowatt-hours) generated by your design
    • Dimensions and list of the primary materials used in your design
    • A 300-word maximum environmental impact summary
  • Three (3) to eight (8) JPG (300 dpi) CMYK image files (without text) or simple diagrams. These should be
    the same images used in the layout boards. Images can be any orientation and dimension, but must not exceed 20MB each in file size.
  • Language must be English.
  • Nowhere on the layout boards or written description file can there be any personal identifying information. The jury will see these boards and we must maintain the anonymity of the entries.
  • Layout boards must all be landscape in orientation (for consistency in jury review).
  • Teams may submit only one entry to the competition. Individuals may not be on more than one team.
  • Be sure that no personal identifying information is visible on any of your layout boards, written description, or JPG images.


  • First place will be awarded $16,000 USD
  • Second Place will be awarded $5,000 USD
  • One representative of the first and second place winning teams will be flown to Melbourne, Australia for the award ceremony and exhibition opening.
  • Travel visas are the responsibility of the participating teams.
  • Any awarded prize funds shall be distributed to the Point of Contact of the winning Entrant.

Application Deadline:

The submissions for the LAGI Ideas Competition will be accepted until Sunday, May 6, 2018, at 23:59 (11:59 pm) GMT.

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