Submission: May 15, 2018
Registration: May 15, 2018
Language: English, Chinese
Location: Hefei, Anhui Province, China
Prizes: Please see details below
In the Internet and Digital era, the world is no longer a jigsaw composed piece by piece, but a network connected from nodes to lines. The physical distance becomes virtual. As an important infrastructure, bridges connect places and erode boundaries, which are crucial to build the relationship between cities, lands, spaces, and people. Meanwhile, bridge is a special form of architecture and usually designed to be a brand of one city or area.
Zhong’an Chuanggu Technology Park is a leader of its kind as the “co-maker space, business incubator, accelerator, industry base and fund cluster” in China, which is the sponsor of this international design competition. Taking “Bridge of Entrepreneur” as the subject, this competition serves as a platform to gather the wisdom from all over the world with the intention to develop new ideas in building an international technology park in the future in a fresh light, focusing on the communication between people, cities and architectural spaces.
In order to enhance the integrity of the technology park, it is planned to build a bridge between the first and second phase of the construction to for pedestrian and and non-motor use.
Detailed requirements as below:
1. The proposal should highlight the cultural connotation of ‘Bridge of Entrepreneur’ and embody the idea of innovation and entrepreneurship；
2. The proposal should fully consider the nature and image of the technology park as a local landmark;
3. The proposal should combine high technology and other modern elements to reflect the industry orientation.
First Prize (1 team): Certificate + Bonus 100,000RMB (before tax, around 15,000USD)
Second Prize (2 teams): Certificate + Bonus 40,000RMB (before tax, around 6,000USD)
Third Prize (3 teams): Certificate + Bonus 10,000RMB (before tax, around 1, 500 USD)
Honorable Mentions (44 teams): Certificate + Bonus 1,000RMB (before tax, around 150 USD)