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The City Link – Discovering a public space on a cycling bridge

The City Link – Discovering a public space on a cycling bridge

PREMISE
Civilizations were made when humans were able to mobilize large distances. Fast-forwarding this to the current era, where science and technology have spread immensely, mobility and transportation are now easier than ever. The places we live in are becoming larger in scale every day and to mobilize people, transportation had to evolve with it. Cities began to be reshaped more harshly to serve the growing need of vehicles; urban planning of cities were dominated by transport centric designs. Consequently, leaving no space for the pedestrians and cyclists, where human activities took place majorly, at a much slower pace.On the contrary, some places that did not want cars to define their city streets and brought a permanent change.

CHALLENGE

Brief: The challenge here is to design a bridge for pedestrian and cycling that is not limited in its absolute function. It must utilize the bridge as a powerful public space as well as a pioneer for tourists or first-time cyclists to explore the city. A bridge that usually serves a single purpose of cutting the travel time between two destinations can be explored for more. In urban areas that are already condensed with built structures, a functional bridge can be a turning point in shaping architectural experiments.


Short Description

A bridge that usually serves a single purpose of cutting the travel time between two destinations can be explored for more. In urban areas that are already condensed with built structures, a functional bridge can be a turning point in shaping architectural experiments.




Organizer

COMMUN

Link to Competition

Link to Registration form

Prizes

Prize pool of worth 20,000$
First Prize: 5000$ (For students and professionals)
Runner Up: 6 x 1100$ (For students and professionals)P
eople’s Choice: 4 x 600$ (Open for all)
Honorable Mention x 12: 500$ Each

Type of Competition

Open to the public/Minimum requirements (Open to anyone that complies with the requirements), Single stage (Winners selected immediately)

Who can Participate

Minimum eligible age for participation is 18 years.There is no restriction to the degree or design disciplines to participate in the challenge.Participation in the competition can happen in a team as well as an individual.Maximum numbers of participants in a team are 4

Dates and Time Frame

Registration Opens September 17, 2019
Registration Closes January 29, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project February 8, 2020
Winners announcement Date March 20, 2020

Languages

English

Location of Competition

Denmark

Additional Information

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federico October 6, 2019 - 6:11 pm
it is not free
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