Questions and Answers

Q: Can I submit as a group of two person?

A: You are welcome to submit as a group.

 

Q: If we won the prize, do we have to attend the conference in order to get them?

A: The winner will be announced at the conference. You are welcome to attend the conference, but the winner will receive the prize regardless if attending the conference or not.

 

Q: Can story be illustrated with the help of sketches? Similar to animation story board?

A: Yes, it is encourage to have drawings or illustrations with the story.

 

Q: What resolution and megabyte size the board must have?

A: There are no requirements for the panel, just keep in mind that the poster will be printed in a2 size.

 

Q: And how words the text have to consist of?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one a4 page.

 

Q: Do we have to show the building model that we as story are thinking of or just the story?

A: Just the story.

 

Q: Whether story has to be in the form of sketches or only in words?

A: The a2 panel should have both text and images.

 

Q: What is the word limit for the story?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one a4 page.

 

Q: What resolution the board must have?

A: There are no requirements for the panel, just keep in mind that the poster will be printed in a2 size.

 

Q: And how words the text has to consist of?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one a4 page.

 

Q: Is this competition open to Canadians?

A: Yes, the competition is open to everyone.

 

Q: Can students participate from other countries also?

A: Yes, the competition is open to everyone.

 

Q: Can we imagine a completely different story by our own irrespective of historical incidents of the site?

A: We ask for an imaginary story that takes place on Kvarnbacken. We do not require the story to deal with historical incidents.

 

Q: Is this open to International applicants?

A: Yes, the competition is open to everyone.

 

Q: Is the 300 word summary separate from the storyboard text or one in the same?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one a4 page.

 

Q: Can the story be just a verbal narrative or does it need to include visuals?

A: The a2 panel should have both text and images.

 

Q: Is there a word limit for the story? You mention a 300 word summary of the story + images, but no limit (that I see) for the full narrative.

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one a4 page.

 

Q: How long can the story be?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one a4 page.

 

Q: Is the text file meant to be one A4 page only, or as many pages as the story takes, but in A4 format?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one single a4 page.

 

Q: Is the 300 word summary for the storyboard only?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one single a4 page.

 

Q: Does the storyboard summary text need to be captioning each image or as one paragraph at the end?

A: You are free to use the text in any way you want on the poster.

 

Q: When is the last date for submitting an entry?

A: April 1st 2017.

 

Q: I'm wondering if you could provide pictures of the Viking burial sites in Jakobsberg and any other historical sites?

A: Sorry, we do not have this information.

 

Q: Is a plan of the area available?

A: You will find information about the site on https://www.designastorycompetition.com/the-site/

 

Q: The housing project to be implemented is intended to be for immigrants?

A: The housing project is not specifically intended to be for immigrants.

 

Q: Can the team take a part in competition? If yes how many people can be included?

A: Yes, a team of unlimited number can participate.

 

Q: Please provide site area and profile.

A: The site is Kvarnbacken, the hill close to the Jakobsberg train station.

 

Q: Please send me information regarding the format of submission and the deadline for the design competition for Kalejdohill.

A: 1. One vertical A2 storyboard in PDF or jpeg format with a self chosen 5 digit code (for example 12345). Please name the file the same as your 5 digit code + storyboard (for example 12345_storyboard.pdf). Please do not put your name in the file. This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story and images that illustrate the story you have designed. 2. Along with the A2 PDF, submit a text file of the story as a single a4 word document with the same 5 digit code (for example 12345). Please name the file the same as your 5 digit code + text (for example 12345_text.doc). Please do not put your name in the file. The text file should include the full story, without images. Deadline April 1st.

 

Q: Would a story that little longer than A4 sheet be acceptable? Or is it strictly should be placed on the sheet?

A: This storyboard should have a 300 word summary of the story. Also submit the full story on one single a4 page.

 

Q: Do we need to put our 5-digit code on the A2 & A4 boards?

A: Yes.

 

Q: The hill is a rock formation, with stones just below the surface?

A: Yes.

 

Q: The ancient mill was powered by water? Is there a stream on the site?

A: No, the mill was powered by wind. There is no stream on the site.

 

Q: Should the storyboard illustrate the exact design of the place we describe? Or can it serve more as an illustration to the story and not a visualisation of a project?

A: Illustrate your story on one A2 page, describing where it takes place and what went on. Show us how you imagine that place in the future, the buildings and the people that inhabit it.

 

Q: I am writing to ask will you identify the participants without their names but only by the self chosen codes? Shall we write the name and surname when sending the letter with the work on the e-mail?

A: Only put the 5 digit code on the a2 and a4 submission. Do not include your names on the boards, just in the text of the email.

 

Q: Is it allowed to submit more stories than one?

A: Yes.

 

Q: Hi, I was wondering what the geological history of the area was particularly during the period of the Vikings and previous to that? I can't find any geological information online unfortunately.

A: Sorry, we do not have this information.

 

Q: Do you know if the lowland areas (surrounding the hill) were marshland at any time, because of the proximity to water?

A: Sorry, we do not have this information.

 

Q: Also, does the full story version need to only be the size of one A4 sheet?

A: Yes, the full story needs to be one a4 sheet.

 

Q: When do I receive all the images, texts and dwg drawings required for my project of Design a Story?

A: We cannot provide dwg drawings of the site. For further images please see http://jarfalla-logingate-competition.com/english/#the-site,