Beyond Growth – Bridging Wakamatsu + Tobata

The competition asks the students to re-design the urban landscape and to make a proposal for a low carbon urban project within this area.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Sustainability, Urban
Country Kitakyushu, Japan
Registration Deadline 1 November 2018 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 11 November 2018 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Multidisciplinary teams of Graduate (Master and PhD students) and Undergraduate students from Architecture, Landscape, Civil Engineering and related disciplines

Description
The NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design (AILCD) is pleased to invite students from all over the world to take part in the 8th AILCD International Student Design Competition.
The theme of this year is “Beyond Growth – Bridging Wakamatsu + Tobata”.
The competition addresses the problem of urban shrinkage in the Wakamatsu – Tobata area.
The competition asks the students to re-design the urban landscape and to make a proposal for a low carbon urban project within this area. Urban shrinkage should be considered as a real problem for the city of Kitakyushu.
You can choose the whole area covering both old centers of the Wakamatsu and the Tobata area or only one specific part, for example 2 or 3 sites within the same competition site area as the site for your proposal.
All proposals should contain one or more of below features:
- urban shrinkage
- low carbon city concept
- overall sustainable concept
- green space design
- usage of renewable energy systems
- sustainable transport systems
- connection to the surrounding area

Jury
Arch. Zhu Wang, Prof. Zhejiang University (China)
Prof. Yue Fan, Dalian University of Technology (China)
Prof. Dian Zhou, Xian Jiaotong University (China)
Prof. Yiyin Tsai, Chung Hua University (Taiwan)
Arch. Mochamad Donny Koerniawan, Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia)
Arch. Fritz Akhmad Nuzir, Bandar Lampung University (Indonesia)
Arch. Tanaphoom Wongbumru, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (Thailand)
Prof. Hiroatsu Fukuda, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

Prize
First Prize: 50,000 Yen and a certificate
Second Prize: 30,000 Yen and a certificate
Third Prize: 10,000 Yen and a certificate
7 Honorable Mentions: Certificate

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Announcement winning proposals: 10 December 2018
Award Ceremony: End February 2019
Exhibition: Feb. – March 2019

Links
Past winners

Organizer
NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

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