Concorso “Le 5 Stagioni”
to “design the success of pizzerias”
1. Description of the Competition
The International Competition "Le 5 Stagioni" is open to architects, contractors, entrepreneurs, design studios and designers from contract companies, who are engaged in the designing, planning and building of premises specific for the preparation and consumption of pizzas.
The competition is organized by Agugiaro & Figna Molini SpA with their line "Le 5 Stagioni", flours specific for pizza making, in collaboration with the ARD&NT Institute (Politecnico di Milano and Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera). Three Pizzerias, designed by individual competitors or groups of competitors will be awarded a prize.
This new initiative is the follow up of the process begun by Agugiaro & Figna Molini SpA in 2010, whose aim is to internationally highlight and reward innovation in the projecting of premises specific for the production and consumption of pizza. This edition focuses on the very up to date relationship between project solutions and the market’s new requirements.
2. Theme of the competition
The competition’s scope is to enhance innovation in the designing, planning and realization of spaces for the production and consumption of pizza, expressing regenerating potentials and stimulating the development with focus on the relationship between project, architecture and new lifestyle and consumption habits.
Theme of the competition is the innovation of premises and retail spaces dedicated to the preparation, sale or consumption of the product pizza, in terms of conception, planning and furnishing of the new spaces.
The competition is International and intended for:
Projects of premises and spaces destined to the preparation and production of pizza with in-house consumption or takeaway
The premises must have been completed, be in business and still open in the period of time between 1st September 2016 and 1st October 2018.
The competition is open to individuals of 18 years of age and over.
Participation is free and can be entered by persons or groups. In the latter case, a representative must be necessarily indicated who will act as unique and exclusive spokesperson for all members of the entrepreneurial group or designers group, at each stage of the competition.
The competition does not set any limit of access as regards the possession of professional requirements, geographical or otherwise, except as hereinafter provided.
4. Free registration and participation
Registration is free, and participation in the Contest takes place exclusively through the regular compilation of the application form, downloadable from the site www.concorsoLe5stagioni.it, complete with the technical papers requested as in the following paragraph 6.
All documents listed in paragraph 6 must be received, under penalty of exclusion from the competition, by November 30th 2018.
The three selected projects will be published on the site by the December 30th 2018
All required documentation must be forwarded by registered letter or courier to the following address:
Concorso Le 5 Stagioni
Corso Vittorio Emanuele 15
20122 Milan (Italy)
All deliveries with payment or custom charges of any kind to be paid by the recipient will be rejected.
Entry materials will not be returned.
The organization takes no responsibility in case of loss, theft or damage of the same entry materials.
The winners will be awarded the prize by January 30th 2019
Any information about the contest is available on the site www.concorsole5stagioni.it
For any further details on participation in the Competition, candidates may contact:
by November 30th 2018, submission deadline for the entries.
6. Entry materials required
To enter the contest the following materials must be submitted:
• A minimum of 3, to a maximum of 6 design drawing sheets in A3 format (29.7 x 42 cm) with plans, sections, rendering, drawings, mounted on light cardboard
• From 6 to 10 photographs of the premises designed, both when empty and when in business, printed in A4 (21 x 29.7), mounted on light cardboard
• Two pages in Word, on a A4 sheet, in Italian or English (maximum 3,500 characters) with explanations on the design and on the positioning market choice, with precise information on the location, target and business activity of the restaurant
• Application for participation in the competition, downloadable from the site www.concorsoLe5stagioni.it, filled in with the required data
• A CD, DVD or USB pendrive containing the files of the design drawing sheets abovementioned (.pdf or .jpg), the photographs and the report (.doc), with images in an appropriate resolution for printing requirements (300 dpi).
All materials must bear the name of the designer, contractor or group of designers, and the name of the premises.
Each table must be formatted to fit the pre-set sheet downloadable from the Download area of the site www.concorsole5stagioni.it and must be completed with the required data:
• name of the premises
• name of the designer, or of the owner or of the group
Any project submitted with materials other than those required will not be considered valid for the purposes of participation in the competition.
The jury will consist of 5 members with right to vote.
Arturo Dell’Acqua Bellavitis (Politecnico di Milano and Triennale Design Museum Foundation President) (Chairman of the Jury)
Davide Paolini (The Gastronauta - Writer and journalist Sole 24 Ore and Radio 24)
Roberto Capello (President of FIPPA Federazione Italiana Panificatori Pasticceri Affini)
Nicola R. Ticozzi (HoReCa Courses Workshop - Architecture & Marketing and Milano Business School coordinator)
The judgment of the jury is final and indisputable.
8. Judging Criteria
The jury will evaluate the entries submitted according to the following criteria:
• Originality and innovative features of the space
• Aesthetic and functional values expressed by the space
• Furniture and lighting solutions
• Valorisation, also aesthetic, of food raw materials or of the production process
• Commercial opportunities and replicability of the format
The total prize money is Euro 7,500 (seven thousand and five hundred) which will be divided into three prizes.
• 1st prize: € 3,500
• 2nd prize: € 2,500
• 3rd prize: € 1,500
10. Terms of participation
Participants in the competition declare and guarantee that the materials submitted for this initiative:
• Are of their exclusive ownership with respect to both the copyright and the right to economic exploitation, and therefore they are not burdened by third parties property rights;
• Are original and the result of personal work of every single participant of the working group;
• Are unpublished and therefore are not alterations and reproductions of existing images and drawings from third party subjects and/or sources.
Participants acknowledge that the organizer and its assignees are therefore exempted from any liability for any claims on the originality and authorship of the works.
Participants, through their registration and forwarding of their own material to the organization of the competition, demonstrate undeniably the complete acceptance of the contents of these Rules, and their consent to the processing of personal data as specified in paragraph 13.
11. Rights of use
The participants authorize Agugiaro & Figna Molini SpA and their assignees to publish their projects in catalogues, books, websites, magazines or other international media, and to display them at fair trade shows and events. Nothing will be given to the participants for such uses.
Agugiaro & Figna Molini SpA will always indicate the authorship of the work, and shall not be liable should media or third parties not specify it.
12. Results / Publications
The organization of the Competition commits to promote and highlight the results of the international competition through actions that it will consider most appropriate.
The results of the competition will be notified to all participants by the organisation on the site www.concorsole5stagioni.it, according to the deadlines specified in these Rules. The site will also publish the pictures of the projects considered by the Jury to be the most interesting and deserving of a Special Mention.
The three winners will also be notified via email, by 1st December 2018, and through the website www.concorsole5stagioni.it
The personal data of each participant will be processed by Agugiaro & Figna Molini SpA (data controller) for the sole purpose of allowing the participation in the Contest and for the activities connected with it, as described above.
The data will be processed both in paper and electronic formats. The provision of data necessary to the participation in the Contest is compulsory and therefore the refusal to supply them or refusal to give permission to the subsequent analysis of the same could make it impossible for the competitor to participate in the Competition, as well as for the organization to carry out all related activities.
The data provided, under the abovementioned regulation, may be disclosed. The data will be processed for the entire duration of the competition and after, for the fulfilling of all activities under these Rules.
The participant may exercise his rights under art. 7 of Italian Law 196/2003.
14. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction.
The Competition will be ruled by Italian law.
Any dispute shall be brought before the Court of Padua.
Milano, 7 novembre 2016