Bcome 2020 – International Idea Competition for Housing Model Proposal

Bcome 2020 – International Idea Competition for Housing Model Proposal

Application and registration
1) Period of application: 9 AM Aug. 24 (Mon.) to 6 PM Sep. 4 (Fri.), 2020
2) Place of announcement: the website of Busan Architecture Festival (www.biacf.or.kr)
3) How to apply: submit the Application for Participation (Form 1) via the official e-mail (bafcompe@naver.com)
4) The competition schedule is subject to further possible changes, and the changed schedule will be posted on the website of Busan Architecture Festival and notified separately to the registered participants.

Questions and answers
1) Questions and answers will be communicated once for every applicant (company).
2) All questions shall be written in Korean or English. Submit the provided form Questions (Form 2) via the official e-mail (bafcompe@naver.com) within the period.
3) Answers will be posted all at once on the official website so as for all participants to share.
4) The answers to the questions will be considered an addition or modification to these guidelines, and have the same force as them (the questions and answers will take priority).
5) In the Questions form, the inquirer shall necessarily fill out his/her address, name, telephone number, and e-mail address

Required materials to submit (Download the following forms from Announcement on the website(www.biacf.or.kr).)
1) Application for Registration (Form 1): to be submitted at the phase of registration.
2) Questions (Form 2): during the period of submitting questions after registration.
3) List of Competition Participants (Form 3), Consent of Design Competition Regulation (Form 4), and Consent of Publication and Display (Form 5): at the phase of registration.
4) These forms shall be filled out in Korean or English.

Required work to submit
1) For deliberation, submit 1 file of an A0-sized panel design (at least JPEG 200 dpi) and 1 file of an A3-sized bird’s-eye-view panel design (at least JPEG 200 dpi) on line (bafcompe@naver.com)
2) The A0-sized panel shall be upright, while the A3-sized panel horizontal.

Official languages and units
1) The official languages for this competition are Korean and English. 2
) The official numerals are Arabic.
3) All documents submitted during this competition shall be filled out in Korean or English, and if need be, both languages can be used together.
4) The official measuring units for this competition are as per the metric system. 5) The date and time mentioned in the competition regulation & guidelines and the questions & answers are as per Korean Standard Time (KST: GMT+09).

Team identification numbering and file naming
1) For the team identification numbering, the first letter must be an uppercase English Alphabet and the next five digits can be any Arabic numerals determined by the team (eg. A12345).
2) Refer to the following example and notate the team ID number on the white background at the upper right corners of both A0-sized and A3-sized panels.

– Submit the two JPG files via e-mail, and the files shall be named the series of the team ID number, a hyphen (-), the number 1 or 2, and “.jpg.” (eg. A12345-1.jpg / A12345-2.jpg

Short Description

The theme of Bcome 2020 is to “suggest community housing models,” the social housing models that can achieve the resettlement of existing residents and the housing stability of the socially vulnerable, based upon public expenditure.


Busan Architecture Festival Organizing Committee

Link to Competition

Link to Registration form


1 recipient for 1st Prize – 15 milion KRW
1 recipient for 2nd Prize – 5 milion KRW
3 recipients for 3rd Prize – 2 milion KRW
4 recipients for Special Selection – 1 milion KRW
Others for Honorary Mention – Certificates of Merit

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

This competition is an online international ideas competition open to all people and professionals in and out of country. There is no entry fee.
A. All people interested in urban regeneration in and out of country, including majors and professionals in architecture, urbanism, environmental design, and landscape architecture, can participate in this competition.
B. You may apply as an individual or a team (within 5 members). As a team, you shall pick a representative applicant.
C. Any team applicant cannot participate in more than one team.

Dates and Time Frame

Registration Opens August 24, 2020
Registration Closes September 4, 2020
Deadline to Submit Project October 23, 2020
Winners announcement Date November 2, 2020



Location of Competition

Busan, Korea

Location of Project (if developed)

Busan, Korea

Additional Information

Banner, Poster, Brochure or Triptic of Competition

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