GARS-NEPAL.TIBET Earthquake Emergency: calling on architects all around the world for reconstruction

Collecting architects on a global scale, offering a platform for architects with professional competence who have a desire to devote a loving heart for people in the disaster-hit areas to participate actively in the post-disaster reconstruction of Nepal(China Tibet included) to put the architects’ social ideal into practice.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Sustainability, Temporary-Structure
Country Nepal
Registration Deadline 10 July 2015 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 10 July 2015 (via Online)
Eligibility All

Description
Two types are included: emergency buildings while-in disaster and reconstruction after-disaster.
A. emergency buildings while-in-disaster: Emergency shelters, Temporary housing, Temporary classrooms (primary schools and middle schools), Temporary kindergartens, Temporary hospitals (Choose one or more)
- Construction base: not restricted to specific bases,and the construction should be strongly adaptable to the base
- Regional characteristics: Fully consider the regional characteristics of architecture
- Material, transportation and construction: Flexibility, modular housing units, suitable for reserve and transportation and is supposed to fit at least one piece of the following requirements
- Safety and comfort: Meet the structure security requirements, Consider using fireproof materials as much as possible, Have favorable architectural physics performance including sunlight conditions, ventilation system, insulation and cooling system, Possess simple lighting, air fans and temporary power generation, Guard against insects or snakes, Collect and recycle rainwater
B. Reconstruction after-disaster: Permanent housing
- Construction base: not restricted to specific bases, and the construction should be strongly adaptable to the base
- Regional characteristics: Fully consider the regional characteristics of architecture.
- Materials and construction: Easy to obtain the materials locally, Make full use of ecological means such as environment-friendly, energy sufficient and new types of materials and renewable resources
- Safety and comfort: Meet the structure security requirements, Consider using fireproof materials as much as possible, Have favorable architectural physics performance including sunlight conditions, ventilation system , insulation and cooling system, Possess simple lighting, air fans and temporary power generation, Guard against insects or snakes, Collect and recycle rainwater

Jury
Hsieh Ying-chun: Architect
Zhu Jingxiang: Architect
Wen-Chieh Chiu: Architect
Yuan Ye: Architect
Fei Bigang: Expert of the secure and identification of structural engineering
Sun Yu: Doctor of Sociology Department of Tsinghua University

Prize
Total bonus:100,000 USD
Two first-prize(one for each type): 20,000 USD for each bonus with the certificate and medal
Four second-prize(two for each type): 10,000 USD for each bonus with the certificate and medal
Ten third-prize(five for each type): 2,000 USD for each bonus with the certificate and medal
Twenty-four finalists(twelve for each type): certificates and prizes

Entry Fee
None

Entries
No more than five A3 horizontal composition of drawings

Timetable
Results: July 25, 2015

Organizer
GCRS Global-Building Love disaster-aid material trade center

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