YoungBird “Halo” Smart Signage Design Competition 2017

The competition is meant to provide innovative solutions to the integration of working environment and a shared community in a bid to transform the site into an instantly recognizable landmark with a continuous sense of place and unlimited potential.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage
Genre Sign
Country Shanghai, China
Registration Deadline 26 May 2017 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 26 May 2017 (via Online)
Eligibility Design practices, plus professionals, students and design enthusiasts

Description
An outstanding signage design guides users to interact with the site and develop their own narratives where they are the protagonists, just like a beam of light. In collaboration with YoungBird, China Fortune Properties (Group) Co., Ltd., (hereinafter referred to as “China Fortune Properties”) is launching the “Halo” Smart Signage Design Competition 2017. “Halo” means opening up a smart industry community to the public and impressing them at first sight. The competition is meant to provide innovative solutions to the integration of working environment and a shared community in a bid to transform the site into an instantly recognizable landmark with a continuous sense of place and unlimited potential.
The site is located in the eastern part of the Caohejing Development Zone inside Xuhui District, Shanghai - adjacent to Yishan Road to the north, Tianlin Road to the south, Shang'aotang Port to the west and Guilin Road to the east.
This competition is about conceiving a signage system for the outdoor spaces of the four major sections including spaces inside the Caohejing Hi-Tech Park, including the China Fortune Business Center , China Fortune Exhibition Center, China Fortune Properties Horizon - Phase Ⅰ, China Fortune Properties Horizon - PhaseⅡ , as well as China Fortune Wisdom Hub and China Fortune Hi-Tech Park.

Jury
Not yet announced

Prize
First Prize: 100,000 RMB, Patented fabrication and application: the winning work will be updated and applied in some parts of the site by the organiser.
Second/Third Prize: 20,000 RMB
The Top 30 finalists will be part of an exhibition tour inside the “smart industry community” and receive a certificate tailor-made by YoungBird, with their works published in YoungBirds custom publication and across YoungBird new media platforms.
Smart Elements Prize: 20,000 RMB (awarded to one of the Top 30 finalists who comes up with the smartest scheme)

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Release of Top 100: 2017.06.08
Release of Top 30: 2017.06.15
Release of Top 3: 2017.06.29
Champion Announcement & Award Ceremony: 2017.07.06

Organizer
YoungBird and China Fortune Properties (Group) Co., Ltd.,

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