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Incheon International Urban Design Competition
Korean Architecture Competition – Design Contest 2009
15 Feb 2009
Incheon Architecture Competition
Incheon International Urban Design Competition for Students
Sponsor: Incheon Urban Development Corporation
Categories: Award / International / Student
Registration Deadline: 03/27/2009
Submission Deadline: 06/26/2009
Open to: Current Undergraduate and graduate Students
Entry Fee: None
Awards: US $63,000 Total
Jury: Not yet announced
The 2009 Incheon International Urban Design Competition for Students aims to contribute to the transformation of Incheon Metropolitan City into a world-class city capable of carrying out functions and roles commensurate to such status and at the same time resolve current urban issues for the city by promulgating a worldwide call for public submissions of urban design plans.
The theme of this Competition is A futuristic U-Eco Community where new technologies, the environment, and people are in harmony.
– Designers are requested to submit their ideas that combine new technologies, the environment with the people to create the U-Eco Community and maintain the proper functions for resident, commercial uses and others. The ideas should be considerate of and consistent with the developing strategies of the Songdo and Area 11.
– Design an ubiquitous city striving for convenience and safety in life by introducing cutting-edge IT technologies.
– Design an environment-friendly city where coexistence with nature is possible through eco-technologies (environment-friendly, renewable energy sources, etc.).
– Design a communal city that enhances its locality and acts as an educational platform for future generations. The Competition is intended to generate development ideas for Area 11 within Songdo International City in Incheon Metropolitan City.
The Incheon Free Economic Zone(IFEZ) consists of three different Incheon City districts : Songdo, Yeongjong and Cheongna.
The term “Free Economic Zone”(FEZ) refers to a geographic area designated by the Government of Korea to create a globally competitive business and living environment that will attract foreign investment and international companies. IFEZ was established ad Korea’s first FEZ in August 2003. The Government of Korea fully supports free international business and the standards of corporate management demanded by today’s global market.
Address: 2009 Incheon International Urban Design Competition for Students
(450-246) 30, Jangsungbuk 3 gil, Namdong-gu, Incheon, the Republic of Korea
Email: email@example.com Website: www.iudc.or.kr
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