7th IAHH International Student Design Competition 2009


First Prize
Chu Yun, Su Ni, Wang Peng & Yu Ruhai
The Center of Urban and Landscape Design
Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School,
Shenzhen, China

Second Prize
Apichart Srirojanapinyo
School of Architecture and Planning
Massachusetts Institute of Technology,
Cambridge, MA, USA

Third Prize
Marcel Matusz & Filip Kozak
Wroc?aw University of Technology,
Wroclaw, Poland

Honorable Mentions

Biasiucci Mariateresa, Del Giucice Marilena, Durante Rosa, Tarantino Miram &
Vergati Valentina
Facolta Di Architettura
Universita’ Degli Studi Di Napoli Federico II
Naples, Italy

Xu Lu
Bai Haowen
Liao Changqi
The Center of Urban and Landscape Design
Harbin Institute of Technology Shenzhen Graduate School,
Shenzhen, China

Eoin O’Dwyer, Eisuke Hiyama &
Charles Page
School of Architecture and the Built Environment
University of Westminster,
London, U.K.


This years competition theme revolves around “sustainable development and revitalization of transit hubs”. It is the purpose of the competition to identify areas around transit hubs in towns and cities, survey and study these areas, identify the issues and problems in revitalization, conservation and redevelopment of such areas through appropriate, creative and innovative planning and design for development of sustainable humane habitats.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students / Competition Result
Type International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Sustainability, Transportation, Urban
Country India
RegDeadline 15 January 2009 (See “Entry Fee” below) GoogleCal iCal
25 January 2009 GoogleCal
Eligibility Students

The International Association for Humane Habitat (IAHH) is a voluntary organization promoting the goals and objectives of evolving humane habitat, through sustainable development, appropriate technology, innovative design and multidisciplinary approach to restructure policies, programming, planning and design for conservation, redevelopment and development.

IAHH has hosted six International Student Design Competitions since 2003 on various themes related to sustainable, affordable, appropriate humane habitats. On an average 50 entries are received from about 15 different countries. Last year we received 90 entries from 20 countries!

IAHH is pleased to announce its Seventh International Student Design Competition on the theme of sustainable development and revitalization of transit hubs. The competition is open to students of architecture, planning, urban design, landscape architecture and related disciplines of anthropology, sociology, economics, geography, social work etc.

Prof. Frank Lyons, Architect, Plymouth, U.K.
Dr. Ashraf M. Salama, Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, U.K./Egypt
Prof. Anna Rubbo, University of Sydney, Australia
Prof. Muktirajsinhji Chauhan, CEPT University, India / Toronto, Canada.
Prof. Pushkar Kanvinde, NIASA, Pune, India

First Prize INRs. 75,000
Second Prize INRs. 50,000
Third Prize INRs. 25,000
Max. 5 Honourable Mentions without any cash prizes shall be given

Entry Fee
Early Registration US $ 50 to be received by November 30, 2008
Late Registration US $ 75 Up to January 15, 2009

6 A1 drawings or 3 A0 drawings

Submission Address
IAHH International Student Design Competition
Rizvi College of Architecture,
Off Carter Road, Bandra West,
Mumbai 400 050, INDIA

Queries: December 30, 2008
Jury: January 27-28, 2009
Awards Declaration: January 31, 2009
Publication of Document: August 15, 2009

Past winners

International Association of Humane Habitat

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