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Transparent Shelter

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Submission Deadline :
Registration Deadline :
Award :
DKK 30,000 (4000 EUR), DKK 10,000 (1300 EUR), DKK 10,000 (1300 EUR)
Jury Members :
Bjarne Andersen, Frank Tonsberg, Mattias Tesfaye , Olga Popovic Larsen, Peter Hougård Nielsen, Robert Nijsse .
Type :
Open to all, International, Free Admission
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Design a bus stop in the glass! Nordic Centre of Glass, NCFG invite you to design a bus stop in glass.


The challenge of Transparent Shelter is to design a glass bus stop. The bus stop should show how the medium of glass can be used to create solutions that are both aesthetic and functional. Solutions should be innovative, and the construction should consist almost entirely of glass.The competition is an opportunity to do some substantial research on glass as a medium, and to become familiar with the wonderful range of glass and glass techniques, which are used today in building and handicraft.


The construction must afford shelter from wind and rain, and maybe even offer a warm environment for people waiting, a place where waiting can be a meaningful and pleasant experience. At night the construction should be a cosy haven. The proposal should also take into account, and suggest how the construction could be self-sufficient in terms of energy; provide entertainment and advertising; and be resistant to vandalism.


Anyone is welcome to enter the Transparent Shelter competition and to suggest excellent ideas for a new glass bus stop. In order to enter the competition you must register as a user on Innosite.


  • Nov 23,2012—Beginning of the competition
  • Jan 30,2013—Submission Deadline
  • Feb 28,2013—Winners announcemen


  • Innovation
  • Functionality
  • The power of the descriptions and drawings to show how crucial details could be solved and what they could look like
  • Aesthetics
  • Feasibility


  • Bjarne Andersen
  • Frank Tonsberg
  • Mattias Tesfaye
  • Olga Popovic Larsen
  • Peter Hougård Nielsen
  • Robert Nijsse


  • 1st Prize: DKK 30,000 (4000 EUR) possible realisation of the idea and presentation at exhibition.
  • 2nd Prize: DKK 10,000 (1300 EUR) and possible presentation at exhibition.
  • 3rd Prize: DKK 10,000 (1300 EUR) and possible presentation at exhibition.

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