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2016 The Third “ZIJIN AWARD” Cultural Creative Design Competition——Architectural and Environment Design Competition

Theme

1. Theme: Joyful Reading Space

2. Subtitles may be created by contestants’ own choice. (For example, 'my reading room’, ‘reading community’, ‘scholarly campus’ , ‘reading rusticity’, etc

Content

The competition uses “culture” as the intention, “reading” as the theme, “space” as the format, Contestants can choose any different areas and locations, and decide the type of design by themselves. The area, scale, function, style and technique of design works are not limited.

Requirement

1.The entries should fit contemporary value and can show the achievement of social development. All the entries should be perceptiveness, creativeness , cultural and demonstrative.

2.The entries are required to convert design ideas into creative achievements. Therefore, the competition encourages the design plans with good practicality, validity and small or micro scales. Contestants should pay attention to promotable value of public service, analysis and assessment of environment, and supply reasonable option of the elements of environmental protection, Energy-Saving Ecotecture, standardization, modularization, practice and construction cost.

3.Contestants should submit design task requirements (functions, scale, etc.) and choose sub-titles (For example,’my reading room’, ‘ reading community’, ‘scholarly campus’, ‘reading rusticity’, etc) by themselves according to the location, place, and type.

4.Contestants need to introduce and analysis the background information of natural and humanistic environment works built in by words, illustrations and photos. If there is any other planning and construction requirements, contestants should give an explanation.

5.The design works submitted may not follow the limitation of existent specifications only if explanation is provided on breakthrough and its necessity;

6.The contest official language is Chinese, and follow in metric system on review. There is no restriction on the forms of entries, but should be concise and legible, and fully embody the design intention.

7.There are three sections in this competition, the student team, the professional team and the public team. Entries could be submitted as the name of a company or an individual. We welcome multidisciplinary personnel to build up cross-disciplinary designing teams.

8.Names of contestants, texts, patterns and logos about the contestant companies or other symbols irrelevant with the design scheme are not allowed to appear in the entry. Otherwise the entry will be disqualified for the contest.

9.All works submitted must be original. Any implemented works, published or participated works in various appraisals or other contests are not allowed.

10.Participating individuals or teams shall comply with the contest schedules and procedures and other requirements. The contest organizer has the final interpretation for the contest rules.

Submission methods

All applications for entry must go through online registration. Participants need to register on the competition official website (www.zgwcsj.com) or the official website of Architecture and Environment design competition (www.iarchis.com) or the WeChat platform (“iarchis”), and they are allowed to take part in the contest only after examination and approval. All works of entry must be submitted in electronic format on line before the deadline of July 31.

(1)The student team shall submit:

1.Application Form (DOC or DOCX format).

2.Design description (DOC or DOCX format).

3.Design charts. The design chart must be in the unified layout of the sample chart (A1, portrait); 300dpi or above; JPG format. The charts for each work are recommended not to exceed 2 pages. The electronic sample chart can be downloaded from the official website or WeChat.

(2)The professional team shall submit:

1.Application Form (DOC or DOCX format).

2.Design description (DOC or DOCX format).

3.Design charts. The design chart must be in the unified layout of the sample chart (A1, portrait); 300dpi or above; JPG format. The charts for each work are recommended not to exceed 2 pages. The electronic sample chart can be downloaded from the official website or WeChat.

4.Paper design charts the same with the electronic version (A1, portrait).

(3)The public team shall submit:

1.Application Form (DOC or DOCX format).

2.Design description (DOC or DOCX format).

3.Design charts. The design chart must be in the unified layout of the sample chart (A1, portrait), and the contents and forms are not limited.

After receiving the “Notice of Final”, contestants should submit the further materials of entries according to the requirements of final. The details of content will be informed with “Notice of Final”.

Please use the following information to contact the secretariat of the Contest Committee

Contact person:

Xiao Bing, Department of Housing and Urban-Rural Development, Jiangsu Province

Ni Meixian, Exploration and Design Association of Jiangsu Province

Tel: +86-25-51868653,+86-25- 51868129,+86-25-51868132

Email: Jianzhou@zgwcsj.com

Address: 287oNorth Jiangdong Rd, Nanjing, China, 210000.

(Located at the 2nd floor in the auxiliary building of Silver City Plaza)

Award setting

(1) ZIJIN Creative Design Award

There will be 2 gold award winners who will be awarded 60,000 RMB each, 4 silver award winners who will be awarded 30,000 RMB each, and 8 bronze award winners who will be awarded 10,000 RMB each, certain number of awards of excellence winners with certificates. The gold-winning works will be recommended to compete for the judging panels' award, awarded of 300,000 RMB.

(2) Web Award:

Entries with the highest votes from online voting will be awarded the Most Popular Web Awards. All web awards are equal regardless of their difference in votes.

(3) Award for excellent works:

1) For Students: 1 first prize,3 second prize, 6 third prize and 10 consolation prize. All winners will be given prize bonus and certificates.

2) For Professionals: 10 first prizes, 20 second prizes and a certain number of third prizes (the exact number is determined by the number of participants). All winners will be given prize bonus and certificates. Award-winning design works will also be awarded "Excellent Design Award for Jiangsu Urban and Rural Construction".

(4) Individual Award: To encourage and reward participants, some individual awards are established apart from major awards. Prize bonus and certificates will be issued.

(5) Corporate Award:

Corporate Awards are established for students teams. Apart from getting prize bonus and certificates, prize winners are given preference to enroll into design companies.

(6) Public Award:

To encourage the participation of non-professionals, Public Awards are established, and prize bonus and certificates will be issued.

Secretariat of the Organizing Committee of 3rd Jiangsu “ZIJIN AWARD” Cultural And Creative Design Contest, 2016
E-mail:   msc@zgwcsj.com
Phone:   +86+2585775522,、+86+2585775533
Address:  Floor 21, Xinhua Press Plaza, No.369 Jiangdong Road, Jianye District, Nanjing, Jiangsu, China.