2009 Incheon International Urban Design Competition for Students

Theme: A futuristic U-Eco Community where new technologies, the environment, and people are in harmony.

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International, Idea, Students, Single-Stage, Anonymous
Genre Urban
Country Incheon, Korea
RegDeadline 27 March 2009 GoogleCal iCal
30 June 2009 (Must be Received) GoogleCal
Eligibility The current undergraduate and graduate students

The competition for students aims to contribute to the transformation of Incheon Metropolitan City into a world-class city capable of carrying out functions and roles commensurate to such status and at the same time resolve current urban issues for the city by promulgating a worldwide call for public submissions of urban design plans.
- Designers are requested to submit their ideas that combine new technologies,the environment with the people to create the U-Eco Community and maintain the proper functions for resident, commercial uses and others. The ideas should be considerate of and consistent with the developing strategies of theSongdo and Area 11.
- Design an ubiquitous city striving for convenience and safety in life by introducing cutting-edge IT technologies.
- Design an environment-friendly city where coexistence with nature is possible through eco-technologies (environment-friendly, renewable energy sources, etc.).
- Design a communal city that enhances its locality and acts as an educational platform for future generations.

To be posted on the website

The following prizes will be awarded for each of the 5 categories.
Grand Prize (1): $10,000 and Plaque
Gold Prize (3): $5,000 and Plaque
Silver Price (6): $3,000 and Plaque
Bronze Prize (10): $2,000 and Plaque
Honorable Mention (10): Plaque

Entry Fee

Documents certifying their student status and confirmation documents from their academic advisor or professor

Korean or English

Submission Address
To be announced on the website

Distribution of instructions and related materials: after 10:00 January 5, 2009 (design materials will be distributed to registrants only)
Announcement of winners: July 6, 2009
Model-making period: July 6, 2009 to July 31, 2009
Model submission: July 31, 2009 to August 4, 2009
Awards ceremony: August 5, 2009
Exhibition of winning designs: August 7, 2009 to October 25, 2009

Incheon Urban Development Corporation

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