In its second year, our open student ideas competition for 2010 seeks to engage students in the design, planning, architecture, landscape architecture, urban design, engineering, environmental and related fields, with the urban conditions that are now facing the majority of the world’s population.
This year, we are exploring the topic of ‘Transformations,’ looking at seven cities in particular that are in the midst of a change or collection of changes that represent both challenges and opportunities to the shared futures of each city. Entrants must submit a site redevelopment plan that addresses specific issues in one of the following seven cities:
- Beijing, China
- Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
- Johannesburg, South Africa
- Istanbul, Turkey
- Phoenix, USA
- Port au Prince, Haïti
- São Paulo, Brazil
The top four finalist/teams will travel to Barcelona to attend the World Architecture Festival from 3-5 November, 2010, with $20,000 in prize money at stake.
Please browse through the following pages to learn more about the Urban SOS: Transformations competition, how and when to apply. All applications will be submitted via this website, via on online form. here.