“City Puzzle & Puzzle City” Competition
Architecture in transformation should always respond to contemporary challenges and changes. The surprising similarities of modern cities across the planet deems it increasingly necessary to consider the impacts of growth on people and the environment. Thus, this year’s UIA HYP Cup competition,titled “City Puzzle and Puzzle City”, aims at searching and constructing a human space with a Spirit of the Place, exploring environment-friendly and sustainable ideas and integrating creative concepts with solid basic skills in architectural design. The site is in Yangliuqing (P. R. China),a market town with innovative strategies, partly primitive partly futuristic which shall also contribute as the trigger for the future urban prototypes, sparking further design thinking. The area’s main function should be focused on Media and Culture, at the same time providing mixed-used buildings with housing for around 8.000-32.000 inhabitants and green spaces.
The registration is possible until 30th August 2020 (24:00pm GMT+8) and the material submission until20th September 2020 (24:00pm GMT+8). In October 2020, the winners will be announced. A total prize fund of 140 000 RMB (approx. 21 000 USD) will be awarded to 12 teams and further several teams receive honorable Mentions.
More informations and the registration: hypcup.uedmagazine.net/?r=site&en=1