HOOP CUP 2012 International Student Competition

The competition aims at: (1) searching and constructing a human space with a sense of place in increasingly-fragmented cities or unordered villages; (2) exploring environment-friendly and sustainable ideas in the information age; (3) integrating creative design concepts with solid basic skills effectively in architectural education.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage
Genre Complex
Country Beijing
Registration Deadline 30 June 2012 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 8 October 2012 GoogleCal
Eligibility Students

Description
Background; Architecture in Transformation should make responses to current situations and times. What concerns us is the relationship between architecture and city, and the relationship between architecture and natural environment. The competition aims at: (1) searching and constructing a human space with a sense of place in increasingly-fragmented cities or unordered villages; (2) exploring environment-friendly and sustainable ideas in the information age; (3) integrating creative design concepts with solid basic skills effectively in architectural education. The main requirements include: (1) making detailed examinations and reflections on architectural history; (2) exploring complicated requirements to architecture and environment by current users; (3) paying attention to events in specific sites; (4) configuring viable urban and architectural spaces.

Jury
Zhong Dekun, Zhu Wenyi, Cui Kai, Zhu Xiaodi, Wu Changfu, Mei Hongyuan, Zhang Qi, Junya Ishigami, Sou Fujimoto

Prize
One first prize, ¥20,000 Chinese RMB
Two second prize, ¥5,000 Chinese RMB
Four third prize, ¥2,000 Chinese RMB
Twenty honorable mentions, UED magazines (6 months)
Excellent Supervisors (the number to be announced)
All prize-winners will be granted official certifications.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Two to four A1-size architectural drawings, etc.

Timetable
Announcements of Winners: November 2012

Organizer
School of Architecture, Tianjin University, and Urban Environment Design (UED) Magazine Press

Official Website
http://www.uedmagazine.net/en_ISADC/