2009 Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism Architecture

The Curatorial team is now pleased to announce 3 open calls for the submission of proposals to the Hong Kong portion of the 2009 Hong Kong & Shenzhen Bi-City Biennale of Urbanism \ Architecture.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Street-Furniture, Urban
Country Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China
Registration Deadline 9 September 2009 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 9 September 2009 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

Theme
1: Bring Your Own Bench
The design of contemporary alternatives to the typical civic furniture of Hong Kong’s public spaces.
2: Bring Your Own Booth (**Professionals only)
Designing a contemporary interpretation of the outdoor hawker stalls commonly found in older street markets across Hong Kong
3: Bring Your Own Box (Urban Visions)
“Urban Visions” for a future Hong Kong-Shenzhen metropolis

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
Exhibition and Publishment

Entry Fee
None

Entries
A bound A3 booklet including detailed scale drawings (1:10), concept sketches and renderings, photo collage of furniture demonstrating its use, material samples and mock ups, timeline for construction/deployment, detailed information of outside sponsorship, and a 1 page curriculum vitae

Submission Address
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects
ATTN: 2009 HKSZ Bi-city Biennale
19/F, One Hysan Avenue
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Timetable
The concurrent exhibitions in both Hong Kong and Shenzhen: from 4 December 2009 through February 2010 at the Biennale

Organizer
The Hong Kong Institute of Architects (HKIA), The Hong Kong Institute of Planners (HKIP), The Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA), The Shenzhen Planning Bureau

Official Website
http://hkszbiennale.org/opencall