2014 International Student Design Competition

“re-Designing Kurozaki – LOW carbon HIGH rise City”

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Organizer

Center of Low Carbon Design for Building and City, Faculty of Environmental Engineering,

The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

Contents of the competition

The Center of Low Carbon Design for Building and City is pleased to invite students from all

Asian countries to take part in the fourth LCDBC 2014 International Student Design

Competition “Kurozaki LOW Carbon HIGH Rise City”.

The competition addresses the problem of future developments within the Kurozaki area in an

urban context. The competition asks the students to re-design and make a proposal for a low

carbon high rise urban project. The Kurozaki Area should be considered as a real problematic

area for the city of Kitakyushu.

Competition Site

Kurozaki, Kitakyushu (Japan)

Admission

Multidisciplinary teams of Graduate (Master and PhD students) and Undergraduate students

from Architecture, Landscape, Civil Engineering and related disciplines are accepted. Team

and individual entries are accepted. Only one project may be submitted per person or per team.

Competition requirements

You can choose the whole Kurozaki Area or only a part, for example 2 or 3 sites within the

Kurozaki Area, as the site for your proposal of this competition.

All proposals should contain one or more of below features:

- overall sustainable concept

- green space design

- usage of renewable energy systems

- sustainable transport systems

- connection to the surrounding urban area

Jury

Jury Chairman

Prof. Bart Dewancker, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

International Jury

- Arch. Zhu Wang, Prof. Zhejiang University (China)

- Prof. Yue Fan, Dalian University of Technology (China)

- Prof. Dian Zhou, Xian Jiaotong University (China)

- Arch. Mochamad Donny Koerniawan, Institut Teknologi Bandung (Indonesia)

- Prof. Yiyin Tsai, Chung Hua University (Taiwan)

- Prof. Pawinee Iamtrakul, Thammasat University (Thailand)

- Prof. Nguyen To Lang, Hanoi Architectural University (Vietnam)

- Prof. Hiroatsu Fukuda, The University of Kitakyushu (Japan)

Time schedule

- Competition announcement: 11 June 2014

- Registration starting date: 11 June 2014

- Registration deadline: 31 July 2014

- Inquiry deadline: 31 August 2014 (bart@kitakyu-u.ac.jp)

- Deadline for written response to inquiries: 10 September 2014

- Closing date for proposal submissions: 31 October 2014

- Winners will be announced: 20 November 2014 (Students of the winning project teams are

invited to participate into the International Workshop and Conference on re-designing

Kurozaki – LOW carbon HIGH rise City, held from 15 February until 1 March 2015 in

Kitakyushu, Japan)

- Award Ceremony: End February 2015 at the International Workshop and Conference on

re-designing Kurozaki – LOW carbon HIGH rise City, held from 15 February until 1 March

2015 in Kitakyushu, Japan)

- Exhibition: All selected entries will be exhibited during the International Workshop and

Conference on re-designing Kurozaki – LOW carbon HIGH rise City, held from 15 February

until 1 March 2015 in Kitakyushu, Japan)

Prizes

- First Prize: 50,000 Yen and a certificate

- Second Prize: 30,000 Yen and a certificate

- Third Prize: 10,000 Yen and a certificate

- 7 Honorable Mentions: Certificate

Registration Procedure

For registration, send an e-mail to bart@kitakyu-u.ac.jp, containing;

- names of all participants of your team, individual entries are accepted as well

- gender of all participants

- name of university including name of faculty and/or department

- e-mail address of the team’s head student

After your registration, you will receive a registration number which must be integrated in all

boards of your final submission.

Registration Fee

No registration fees are required for the competition.

Language

The official language of the competition is English.

Entries

- Digital form: 4 A2 panels (JPEG files) and a PDF file containing the project statement (A4,

2 pages) in English.

- The boards should contain project concept, diagrams, plans, sections, perspectives, and

photographs, all in English.

- Entries must contain the registration digit in the lower right corner of the boards (18pt).

- No names of participants or affiliations are allowed on the boards.

- Proposals shall be sent by email to bart@kitakyu-u.ac.jp or bartdewa@hotmail.com, and one

file should not exceed 10MB. Proposals are not accepted after closing date for proposal

submissions.

- File name: the registration number followed by page number 01, 02, 03 and 04, and 05 for

the project statement

- Size: maximum 10 Mb for 1 file

- Panel dimensions: horizontal (594mm x 420mm)