Submission: April 7, 2014
Registration: March 17, 2014
Location: Mexico City
Prizes: 1st Prize USD 5.000
Type: Open competition for architects and architecture students
Ideas Competition organized by the Public Space Authority at the request of Escuela Digital, a training center in digital design, that invites all students and young architects to 4th Architectural ideas Contest “Urban Intervention, Plaza de San Juan- Chinatown Historical Centre , Mexico City” to develop a proposal for improvement of public space, contributing to a new culture for its rescue.
The aim of the competition is to promote a culture for recovery of public spaces that were suffering from urban decay , roads , street trading , deterioration of the quality of habitat, underutilization and non-conforming uses , in order to promote best practices in urban design and planning, to promote improvements in the quality of life of city users .
The proposal should make explicit use of design alternatives that result in a socially inclusive urban space , economically prosperous and environmentally sustainable , through a sustainable design program that links to its context in a harmonious , aesthetic and comprehensive way.