Call for Proposals

The Independents’ Group (IG) will select research fellows and projects through a coordinated annual Call for Proposals. Candidates are asked submit a project proposal and work plan, responding to the themes, topics and collaborations offered by the Group. Projects will run once a year, with a duration of 4 to 6 months.

Prospective research fellows are young architects with work experience and demonstrated interest and success in experimental work. The fellows will have the opportunity to develop research projects and experimental prototypes for public presentation, exhibition and publication in collaboration with consultants and manufacturing partners under the guidance of the IG team.

An annual meeting will be held to bring together all Independents’ Group academic partners, consultants and manufacturers, and research fellows who have recently completed projects. The meetings include a public conference to disseminate the work of the programme, and an internal Independents’ Group conference.

As the programme develops the IG will aim to produce group publications and high profile exhibitions to disseminate results to the widest possible audience.

To apply:
Download the application form below

IG_ApplicationForm_2013

Deadline for applications extended to July 5th!

 

 

Fellowship Outline

IG Fellowships are non-resident research positions lasting six months. At the core of the research programme are design-led projects. Through a competitive application process, the IG will select Fellows to lead these projects, and work with trans-disciplinary experts to design and develop innovative prototypes for the built environment. Fellows are emerging architects with a maximum


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Submission Requirements

Candidates for the 2012-2013 Research Fellowships are required to submit a Research Proposal according to the guidelines set out by the Independents’ Group. There are several positions available at IG network research nodes. Candidates must specify with which host institution to which the project is targeted and define a proposal in response to specific local