EVENT > AKA ViiP [Very innovative ideas Project] competition for the design of the PRO area in SOS4.8 Festival.  LOCATION > SOS4.8 International Festival of Musical and Artistic Sustainable Action, Murcia, España. 
DATES > 01/05/2011 - 01/05/2012
CLIENT > Legal Music S.L. [www.legalmusic.es]
JURY > Andrés Jaque [architect], Martín Lejarraga [architect], José María Torres Nadal [architect], María Gabeiras [festival organization], Fernanda Solana [architect + festival organization] and DOT Agency for Architectural Affairs

The SOS4.8 is an international music festival of sustainable action developed in Murcia, Spain. As the main part of the festival activities are focused on music there is also room for art and architecture. For the 2011 edition we organized a competition to design the VIP area of the festival [now called as PRO area]. This competition of ideas was open to all architects, interior designers, students an whoever that wants to take part on it. The rules of the competition were very diverse and seeked for instance a place in this area to see the stars or private spaces to have a love affair. The design of the competition included:

* Global organization of the competition
* Definition of the rules
* Communication strategy [press kits, press contacts, management of facebook & twitter accounts...]
* Graphic design [poster, flyers, banners, diplomas...]
* Organization of jury meeting
* Organization of award ceremony 
* Other administrative and management affairs  The jury awarded the following proposals:
* 1st Prize ex aequo: 
          > "Mama quiro ser artista" by Daniel Lendoiro, Antonio Miguel Armesto, Iria Cid and Jose Alvarez
          > "La cacharrería ester" by PaulaVilaplana and Rosana Galián

* 2nd Prize: 
           > "VRN172" by Laura Riaño, José Ramón Vives, Miguel González, Laia Cervelló, José María Núñez and Guiomar Martín

* Honourable mentions:
          > "GLB005" by Nagore Linares  
          > "TEM420" by GAARQ+ guzmanaroca arquitectura 
          > "DIA048" by Dionís Gené García and Natalia Alonso 

* Jury meeting [ 21/12/2012, Centro Párraga, Murcia, Spain. www.centroparraga.es ]
* Award ceremony [ 7/3/2012, Experiencia SOS4.8, UAM Autonomous University of Madrid, Spain
* Exhibition & party with the winning proposals [ 2/3/2012 - 9/3/2012, COAMU Official Association of Architects of Murcia, Spain + info 
* Exhibition with the winning proposals [ 4/5/2012 - 5/5/2012, SOS4.8 Festival, Murcia, Spain ] + info


From left to right : Andrés Jaque, Martín Lejarraga, Maria Jose Marcos, José María Torres Nadal, Gonzalo Herrero Delicado, María Gabeiras and Fernanda Solana
A moment during the jury meeting at Centro Parraga
A moment during the jury meeting at Centro Parraga
Award ceremony with the winners and Roger Dedeu, director of the SOS4.8 festival at Autonomous University of Madrid

Video with the winning proposals explained by the authors