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International Young Designer Competition
Guangzhou Municipal Housing and Urban-Rural Development Bureau,
Guangzhou Huadu District People’s Government,
Guangdong Hengjian Investment Holding Co., Ltd.
Guangdong Hengguang Investment Co., Ltd., CBC (China Building Centre)
CPC Leading Group Office of Rural Revitalization Strategy Implementation
of Guangzhou Huadu District Party Committee,
Guangzhou Huadu District Huadong Town People’s Government
International Urban and Rural Innovation & Development Research Center
Urban Environment Design (UED) Magazine
About the Competition
In rural renovation and development, more thoughts and opportunities should be given to the continuation of local culture and history. Nowadays, with an increasing desire to return to rural life and relieve homesickness, the most appealing topic for all sectors of the society is to activate the original rural spaces with combined design and innovation efforts in view of villages, villagers and traditional village crafts as an organic whole, so as to identify the source of vitality to invigorate the rural area from the inside out. In the meantime, among the nationwide rural revitalization efforts, the most positive way to preserve rural culture is to gradually integrate the aboriginal cultures with the new ones for further refinement, and realize thorough transformation of the rural area through culture and creativity.
In this context, Gangtou Village in Huadu District, Guangzhou, which features unique regional characteristics and huge development potentials, is selected as the site for this Competition. The Competition intends to solicit creative spatial renovation and trade mix proposals from domestic and international young architects, teachers and students as well as interdisciplinary and trans-disciplinary practitioners aged below 40 (inclusive), who have been engaged in architecture or related disciplines. Participants are encouraged to choose a location for their own research within the given site area. The design proposal may be implemented upon approval from the local government.
The Competition is open to young architects engaged in and teachers/students majoring in architecture at home and abroad, and encourages the participation of cross-disciplinary practitioners. The Competition is open to registration by individuals or teams of individuals, and each member of the team (if any) shall be aged under 40 (inclusive). Each design team may have no more than 5 members, including one team leader. For teams comprising architecture students, no more than two tutors are allowed.
Registration Deadline: November 15th, 2020 - 24:00 (GMT+8)
Submission Deadline: December 1st, 2020 - 18:00 (GMT+8)
First Prize - (1 Team) - 100,000 RMB (before tax, around 14,000 USD)
Second Prize - (3 Teams) - 30,000 RMB (before tax, around 4,000 USD)
Third Prize - (8 Teams) - 10,000 RMB (before tax, around 1,400 USD)
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