The Korean Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has concluded and awarded an international ideas competition open to architects from around the world.
The objective of the competition was to propose solutions to the problems encountered by rural communities all over the world, using the Korean example. Set in a Korean village competitors were invited to seeks solutions for the reconstitution of residential facilities, the rehabilitation of older buildings and the insertion of new constructions
178 applicant teams entered the competition. 75 teams were from Korean; the others were from all over the globe.
Dominique Gauzin-Müller from France represented the UIA on the jury chaired by Korean architect Joh Sung-Yong.
￼The Korea Rural Community Corporation and ￼the Foundation of Korean Institute of Rural Architecture (KIRUA)
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs of Korea
•JY ARCHITECTURE, South Korea
•skimA + VS-A.KR, South Korea
•Daehak-ro Hapsa, South Korea
•8architects, South Korea
•Uponb, South Korea
•a single, South Korea
8 Honourable Mentions
•Double F, South Korea
•M-lab, South Korea
•TEAM_HK, South Korea
•P.O.A.A., South Korea
•SUNGGI PARK ARCHITECTURE, USA
•Brickone Atelier, China
• "Village in village" by NAAW, Alice Wong architect, Hong Kong
Charles Walker (United Kingdom); Shuhei Endo (Japan); Young-Hwan, Im (Republic of Korea); Joh Sung-Yong Im (Republic of Korea); Dominique Gauzin Müller (France) representing the UIA ; Emilien Gohaud (France ) deputy jury member representing the UIA.