Sinocities Awards 2007


Project 137- SCUBE
Zhang Fan, Lu Xiangning, Su Hang (PR China)

Project 138- Reanimating China
Thijs van Bijsterfeld, Nikoline Dyrup Carlsen (The Netherlands)

Project 115- X-Station
Xu Wei, Li Juan (PR China)


Project 154 Blog City
Raymond Chu Wing Hin, Michael Chan Sheung Wai (PR China (Hong Kong)

Project 153 Renmin Road
Victor Njo, Willem Wolters (The Netherlands)

Project 114 Magical Life Within 300MM
Shi Yan, Zhang Fan (PR CHINA)


We ask competitors to further improve Sinocity's public spaces by means of architectural design, urban design, landscape design or any other intervention into Sinocity.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International Architecture Idea Competition
Genre Public
Country China
RegDeadline 15 June 2007 GoogleCal iCal
05 July 2007 (Must be Received)
Eligibility All interested architects and related professionals such as urban planners as well as students of architecture, urban planning and related fields may enter.

Sinocity, a fictitious city in an imaginary Chinese province, reflects more reality of mid-sized Chinese cities than many will admit. The Sinocities Awards seeks to explore awards ways of dealing with this status quo of the near future. The site or multiple sites can be freely chosen on the Sinocity map with no limitations to form, size or current boundaries. There are no applicable limitations in terms of planning regulations, codes or laws. The participant decides himself which regulations are of concern and which are not.

Just to make the task more understood, we give you some very simple examples of solutions.
You could...
... invent a new green connection system
... define an innovative program for awards public facilities
... introduce community space within high rise buildings
... come up with a long-term destruction plan for bad housing

James Brearley (BAU International)
Xiaocun Zhu (Tongji University)
Paul Chen (HPA Haipo Architects)
Defne Ayas (New York University)
Su Yunsheng (Urban China Magazine)
Two more jury members will be announced.

Competition Type
Single-stage, open, anonymous idea competition

Total award sum 35,000 RMB
First prize 25,000 RMB
Two second prizes 5,000 RMB
One first prize winner will be invited to the award ceremony in Shanghai, China, including a travel expense allowance to be determined by FAR.

Entry Fee
40 Euros or 400 RMB / For students in mainland China 200 RMB

Digital files in either jpg or pdf format (The total file size of all documents must not exceed 5 MB)
Please submit two separate plans
PLAN A (jury evaluation plan): 600mm*1800mm vertical, max. 150dpi
PLAN B (additional exhibition panel): 750mm*750mm, max. 150dpi

2007/07/14: Jury deliberation
2007/08/03: Award Ceremony
2007/08/05: Exhibition
2007/12: Book Publication

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