Award-winning Italian architect and Professor of Industrial Design at Geneva University, Claudio Bellini, will visit Dubai this week to launch a student design competition.
Bellini will launch the 2009 Loft Student Design Competition, part of the Office Exhibition to be held from March 3 to 5 in Dubai.
The competition aims to inspire the next-generation of designers. It is sponsored by renowned Italian office furniture firm, Frezza SpA.
Now in its second year, architectural and design students from the American University in Dubai, the American University of Sharjah, the Ajman University of Science and Technology and Sharjah University will compete to win an educational visit to Italy.
Entrants will submit two A2 boards showing conceptual sketches, dimensions and a rendered 3D model of a cluster workstation, new filing system or office chair.