International Union of Architects

UIA-HYP CUP 2019: International Student Architectural Competition

China

Architecture in transformation

Happy Spaces - Integrating Architecture and Landscape

The Tianjin University School of Architecture and Chinese media company, Urban Environmental Design (UED), have launched the eighth edition of the 2019 UIA-HYP Cup, an annual, open international competition for architecture students from all over the world. The competition is organised with the support of the UIA.

Presentation

The Tianjin University School of Architecture and Chinese media company, Urban Environmental Design (UED), have launched the eighth edition of the 2019 UIA-HYP Cup, an annual, open international competition for architecture students from all over the world. The competition is organised with the support of the UIA.

Created in 2012, the overall theme of this annual competition is architecture in transformation. For the 2019 edition, Benedetta Tagliabue, jury chair, has chosen the topic "Happy Spaces - Integrating Architecture and Landscape". 

"Architects can change people’s environment and influence their future in a positive way. They can create “happy spaces” that contribute to people’s well-being," explained Ms. Tagliabue.

Participants can choose the location of their projects in a degraded urban area, preferably on the periphery (anywhere in the world). The site shall include a construction area and its environment.  It must improve the environment and benefit the surrounding community. 

For more information: http://hypcup.uedmagazine.net

Organiser

The Tianjin University School of Architecture and Urban Environmental Design (UED)

Prize

Twelve prizes will be awarded as follows:

First prize (one team): 100,000 RMB (approx. US$15,000)

Second prize (three teams): 30,000 RMB (approx. US$4,500)

Third prize (eight teams): 10,000 RMB (approx. US$1,500 eight)

Honorary mentions will also be awarded.

Jury

The list of jury members will be announced soon.

Agenda
  • 30 Aug 2019
    Registration
  • 20 Sep 2019
    Submission deadline