UIA-HYP Cup 2017 International Student Competition

The competition requires the participants to make detailed insights and reflections on architectural history, explore complicated coordinated demands of architecture and environment, pay attention to events in specific sites, and configure viable urban and architectural spaces.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Architecture, Sustainability
Country Beijing, China
Registration Deadline 31 July 2017 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 31 August 2017 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Full-time on-campus architecture students from accredited institutions (including graduate students and PhD candidates)

Description
Theme: Architecture in Transformation
Topic: Transformation and Reconquest
Architecture in Transformation should respond to contemporary challenges and changes. What concerns us primarily is the relationship between architecture and environment, so as to the image of city. The competition aims at searching and constructing human space with a Spirit of Place in the increasingly fragmented cities and unordered villages, exploring environment-friendly and sustainable ideas in the information age, and integrating creative concepts with solid basic skills in architectural design. The competition requires the participants to make detailed insights and reflections on architectural history, explore complicated coordinated demands of architecture and environment, pay attention to events in specific sites, and configure viable urban and architectural spaces.

Jury
Jean Nouvel, Famous French Architect;Winner of the Pritzker Prize in 2008
Cui Kai, UIA Representative; Academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering; Chinese Architecture Design Master
Zhuang Weimin, Dean of School of Architecture, Tsinghua University
Li Zhenyu, Dean of the College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University
Han Dongqing, Dean of School of Architecture, Southeast University
Zhang Qi, Dean of School of Architecture, Tianjin University
Sun Yimin, Dean of School of Architecture, South China University of Technology
Qi Xin, Chief Architect of Qixin Architects and Engineers
Peng Lixiao, Chief Editor of Urban Environment Design (UED) Magazine; Guest Professor of the School of Architecture, Tianjin University
Gong Jun, Executive Director; General Manager and Design Director of HYP-ARCH Architectural Design Consultant CO., LTD.

Prize
1st Prize (1 team): Certificate and 100,000 RMB
2nd Prize (3 teams): Certificate and 30,000 RMB
3rd Prize (8 teams): Certificate and 10,000 RMB
Honorable Mentions (20 teams): Certificate and 6-month free subscription of UED magazine,
Advisors of prize-winning projects will also be awarded with certificates
Prize winners will have an opportunity to intern at prestigious architectural firms through the “Learning Design with Master Architects” program.

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Jury Convenes: September 2017
Result Announced: September 2017

Organizer
Union International des Architectes (UIA), School of Architecture, Tianjin University, Urban Environment Design (UED) Magazine, School of Architecture, South China University of Technology

Official Website