Passages Competition – Transitional Spaces for the 21st Century

Sponsor: Institute Pour la Ville

Type: Open, international, ideas

Location: Shanghai, China

Languages: Chinese, English

Eligiblity: The competition is directed at young professionals working in the architectural and urban domain under 40 years of age and with a degree. Each team can be inter-disciplinary (composed of architects, urban-planners, landscapers, experts, researchers, artists..) but must include at least one architect.

Entrance Fee: None

Awards: The jury awards a maximum of three prizes. The jury has at its disposal a total sum of €8,000

Submission Deadline: 31 December, 2014

Design Challenge: What types of passages to design in the eastern part of the Expo 2010 site? How to generate a real, lively urban neighborhood; facilitate mobilities, from metropolitan scale to green transport? How to connect the site to its natural and built environment using passages? The challenge: to identify strategic points in a developing area under construction and proposing passages of different types for construction.

Call for an open, public and international competition of ideas followed by a workshop for architectural and urban design professionals under the age of forty

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