Under the heading ” journey through time” in the August issue of wettbewerbe aktuell, Eckhard Gerber comments about competitions and the special significance of the 2nd prize with selected examples. Because a clear winning design, a 1st prize is not always the result of the competitions. Based on his personal experience as an architect and as an adjudicator, Mr. Gerber knows what opportunities and possibilities the competition system offers in these cases.

Photo: Jürgen Landes