Submission: October 6, 2014
Registration: September 1, 2014
Language: English or Korean
Location: South Korea
Prizes: 1st Prize 5 million KRW ($ 5.000) 2nd Prize 3 million KRW ($ 3.000) 3rd Prize 2 million KRW ($ 2.000) 4th Prize 1 million KRW ($ 1.000)
Type: Open competition for architecture students.
‘Space Prize for International Students of Architecture Design’ which is being established as gateway to success for architecture students has also contributed to consolidation of the cultural soil for the Korean architecture by suggesting such themes as honor the tradition and Zeitgeist of the Korean culture.
The designated project has been given as the ‘DMZ Observation Platform for Peace’. Students must propose an Observation Platform to ease and facilitate reconciliation on the site of the Demilitarized Zone of the Korea Peninsula. The view seen from the observation platform is subject to the student’s choice, and three or more platform spaces must exist. Students must personally hypothesize what can be experienced, observed and contemplated for peace in an area of such heightened ideological conflict. The concept of the platform may be physical or conceptual.