How do we imagine new urban regenerations? – SC2013, International Architecture Competition

FUTURE is launching, for third consecutive year, an international ideas competition to identify the best design concepts with the challenge to develop visionary urban proposals with the intention of stimulating contemporary cities, in this case 2 different locations: Harbin and Vigo. The aim of the competition is to offer opportunities, for all architecture students and young architects around the world that are not always available through other selection methods. Significant architects have launched their careers because their designs were selected as the winning schemes.

How do we imagine new urban regenerations?

Competition type
The open competition is single-phase and anonymous.
Participants taking part in the competition shall be architecture students or architects under 35 years old on the closing date for submission of entries (November 22, 2013).

Time Schedule
Submission and Answer of Questions Until November 16, 2013
Registration deadline November 15, 2013
Submission deadline November 22, 2013
National juries.
Shortlist announcement (maximum 10 per site) Until December 1, 2013
International jury.
Awards. Winners´ announcement December 12, 2013
Digital Presentation Format
Entries must be sent to by November 22, 2013, 24:00h Spanish local time, with the following requirements:
* 2 vertical A1 format panels in Portable Document Format (PDF) below 6MB each.
* Each presentation should include (but are not limited to) the following required drawings: site plan, floor plans; elevations and building sections sufficient to show site context and major program elements; a three dimensional representation in the form of either an axonometric, perspective, or renders, one of which should illustrate the character of the project; and a short text describing the most important concepts of the design project.

Cheng Taining, National Academician of China, President of China United Zhujing Architecture Design Co., Ltd
Fernando Agrasar, Director at ETSAC Escola Tecnica Superior de Arquitectura de A Coruña
He Jingtang, National Academician of China, President of School of Architecture and Architectural Design Research Institute of South China University of Technology
Jesus Irisarri, Professor at ETSAC, irisarri-piñera architects
Mei Hongyuan, President of School of Architecture of Harbin Institute of Technology and Architectural Design and Research Institute of HIT
José Juan González-Cebrián Tello, past Dean at ETSAC
Dong Danshen, President of Architectural Design and Research Institute of Zhejiang University, Hangzhou
Alfonso Penela Fernández, Design Professor at ETSAC
Wang Xingtian, General Convenor of The Contemporary Chinese Architectural Forum and President of Architects NIKKO-Shanghai Xingtian Architectural Design Group
Manuel Gallego Jorreto, past Professor at ETSAC
Tan Chong Chim, Executive Director of AVID ARCHITECTS PTE LTD, Shanghai
Alfredo Freixedo Alemparte, Design Professor at ETSAC;
Cesar Portela Fernández-Jardón, past Head of Projects Department at ETSAC;
Eduardo de la Peña, Secretary of Architecture and Design Department at Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid
Robert Terradas, Director at Escuela Arquitectura LaSalle, Barcelona;
Carlos Ferrater, Founding partner at OAB Office of Architecture in Barcelona
Rafael de La-Hoz, President at Rafael de La-Hoz Arquitectos
Gerardo Mingo Pinacho, architect and President of Future Group

Winning entrants will receive cash prizes totalling 7,500€ in each site:
First prize: 3.500 Euros (Taxes included)
Second prize: 2.000 Euros (Taxes included)
2 honourable mentions: 1.000 Euros each one (Taxes included)
6 finalists: as acknowledgment (A limited number of 6 finalists will be awarded at the jury’s discretion)

How do we imagine new urban regenerations - SC2013, International Architecture Competition

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