Hastings Civic Square Redevelopment Ideas Competition

This is a design competition to put forward how Civic Square can become an arts, culture and heritage hub of the future Hastings city. To allow the wider community to appreciate the concept fully, design ideas are required. The outcomes of this design competition will be used as a primary vehicle for consultation and ultimately presenting to Council for consideration as part of the 2012/22 Long Term Plan.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Anonymous
Genre Urban
Country New Zealand
RegDeadline 14 January 2012 GoogleCal iCal
27 January 2012 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility design professionals and tertiary students

Jacob Scott (HB creative community)
Georgina Thow (HB landscape architect)
Tama Huata (Mana whenua)
Margaret Twigg (Hastings District Council)
Cynthia Bowers (Hastings District Council)
Professor Andrew Barry (NZIA Auckland University)
Kerstin Thompson (AIA Victory University)

1st prize: $8,000.00
2nd prize: $3,000.00
3rd prize: $2,000.00
Student prize: $1,500.00
(All amounts are in New Zealand dollars)

The top three design proposals, along with the top student submission, will then be used as a primary vehicle for consultation with the community. This will be done within the formal consultation process of the Council’s Draft 2012/22 Long Term Plan. The community’s response to the design ideas will be sought and taken into account when making a final decision. facilities to be reconfigured in an effective and replicable manner.

Entry Fee

Two A1 colour boards in landscape orientation (the “B oards”) presented as digital files in PDF format at a resolution of 300 dpi.

Results notification: March 2012

Hastings District Council

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