2011 Public Design Competition

Theme: design that offers pleasure and convenience for users

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Open, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Public, Street-Furniture
Country Seoul, Korea
RegDeadline 28 July 2011 GoogleCal iCal
28 July 2011 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All

The Seoul Metropolitan Government endeavors to implement a communication- and empathy-based administration with a view to growing Seoul, a UNESCO City of Design, into one of the world’s top 5 cities. As an effort to make Seoul an attractive place to visit, work, live and invest, the 2011 Public Design Competition has been organized. Your sparkling idea will contribute to establishing an enjoyable urban environment.
Subject: choose one of these alternatives
- Category 1: bench or chair
- Category 2: other public facilities that citizens encounter in their daily routines, including sculptures and recreational and sports amenities

The judging committee will be composed of design experts and civic representatives.

Grand Prize (1 each category): 5.0 million won(approx. 4,500 USD)
Gold Prize (2 each category): 2.5 million won(approx. 2,200 USD)
Silver Prize (4 each category): 1.0 million won(approx. 900 USD)
Bronze Prize (5 each category): 0.5 million won(approx. 450 USD)
Runner-up (10 each category): 0.3 million won(approx. 270 USD)
Honorable Mention (30 each category): 0.1 million won(approx. 90 USD)

Entry Fee

Presentation board(A1 size) and Presentation board(more than 1 page on A4) and JPG thumbnail image

Submission Address
4F, Dasan Plaza, Seoul City Hall Seosomun Annex,
15 Deoksugung-gil (37 Seosomun-dong), Jung-gu,
Seoul 100-739
(Recipient: Organizer of the 2011 Public Design Competition)

Winners announcement: September 30, 2011
Online exhibit: October - December, 2011
Award Ceremony: November 19, 2011
Exhibition: November 2011
Installation of award-winning facilities: December 2011

Past winners

The Seoul Metropolitan Government

Official Website