Call for entries to the International Urban Design Competition for the Gwangmyeong-Siheung Public Housing District
1. Background and Purpose of the Competition
● We intend to turn the Gwangmyeong-Siheung Public Housing District (the “District”) into a more futuristic urban town that provides its residents with more jobs, better housing, and transportation, as well as a more eco-friendly and safer environment. To this end, we launched this Competition to select the best proposal with a great urban master plan and implementation strategies for aulti-dimensional urban space planning for the specialty areas.
● Through this Competition, we plan to come up with the most promising draft of an urban master plan exclusively devised for the District to enrich the project site with a great theme, symbolic significance, and artistry, tapping into diverse and creative ideas.
2. Project Site: Gwangmyeong-Siheung Public Housing District in Rep. of Korea
- An entity shall have all qualifications in the fields of urban planning, landscape, architecture, and ICT (Information and communications technology), and can participate individually or jointly.
- An entity can participate in the competition only as a member of one team; dual participation is not ppermissible The representative of a participation team should be a Korean entity.
- A team for toint participation shall have no more than six different members.
4. Schedule (Korea standard time, GMT+9)
- Registration: 10:00 Friday, February 10, 2023,~ 17:00 Monday, February 20, 2023
- Submission: 10:00-15:00 Thursday, April 20th, 2023
- Announcement of the Results: (TBA) During April 2023
- 1st prize (1 team) Right to take on the Project to Design the Master Plan for the Gwangmyeong-Siheung Public Housing District (about KRW 16.9 billion) and serve as the Master Planner in the project
- First Runner-up (up to 1 team): KRW 100,000,000
- Third Runner-up (up to 2 teams) KRW 70,000,000 each
*For more information, please visit the official website (http://www.lh-urbandesign.org).
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