Low Carbon City Yahata

The competition asks the students to re-design and make a proposal for a low carbon urban project within the Yahata area.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Sustainability, Urban
Country Kitakyushu, Japan
Registration Deadline 5 November 2017 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 12 November 2017 (via Online) GoogleCal
Eligibility Multidisciplinary teams of Graduate (Master and PhD students) and Undergraduate students from Architecture, Landscape, Civil Engineering and related disciplines

Description
The NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design (AILCD) is pleased to invite students from all over the world to take part in the 7th AILCD International Student Design Competition. The theme of this year is “Low Carbon City Yahata”.
The competition addresses the problem of future developments within the Yahata area. The competition asks the students to re-design and make a proposal for a low carbon urban project within the Yahata area. The Yahata area should be considered as a real problematic area for the city of Kitakyushu.
You can choose the whole Yahata area or only a part, for example 2 or 3 sites within the Yahata area, as the site for your proposal of this competition.
All proposals should contain one or more of below features:
- low carbon city concept
- overall sustainable concept
- green space design
- usage of renewable energy systems
- sustainable transport systems
- connection to the surrounding area

Jury
- Jury Chairman
Prof. Bart Dewancker, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)
- International Jury
Arch. Zhu Wang, Prof. Zhejiang University (China)
Prof. Yue Fan, Dalian University of Technology (China)
Prof. Dian Zhou, Xian Jiaotong University (China)
Prof. Nguyen To Lang, Hanoi Architectural University (Vietnam)
Prof. Yiyin Tsai, Chung Hua University (Taiwan)
Arch. Mochamad Donny Koerniawan, Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia)
Arch. Fritz Akhmad Nuzir, Bandar Lampung University (Indonesia)
Arch. Tanaphoom Wongbumru, Rajamangala University of Technology Thanyaburi (Thailand)
Prof. Hiroatsu Fukuda, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

Prize
First Prize: 50,000 Yen and a certificate
Second Prize: 30,000 Yen and a certificate
Third Prize: 10,000 Yen and a certificate
7 Honorable Mentions: Certificate

Entry Fee
None

Timetable
Winners will be announced: 1 December 2017 (Students of the winning project teams are invited to participate in the International Conference and Workshop “Low Carbon City Yahata”, held from 15 February until 1 March 2018 in Kitakyushu, Japan)
Award Ceremony: End February 2018 at the International Conference and Workshop “Low Carbon City Yahata”, held from 15 February until 1 March 2018 in Kitakyushu, Japan)
Exhibition: All entries will be exhibited during the International Conference and Workshop “Low Carbon City Yahata”, held from 15 February until 1 March 2018 in Kitakyushu, Japan)

Organizer
NPO Asian Institute of Low Carbon Design, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

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