2022-2023 Moganshan Town · Fuxi River Seven Bridges Conceptual Design International Competition now is over!
2022-2023 Moganshan Town · Fuxi River Seven Bridges Conceptual Design International Competition: Top 7/7 Footbridges 10 Months Landing & Completion 9 Trans-disciplinary Jury Panel Fuxi Water Street 31 Teams Co-start Correct Method of Opening Moganshan Welcome to Join in!
Prologue In the context of decades, Moganshan is a land with abundant B&B hotels. In the context of hundred years, Moganshan is a cultural consumption enclave of Shanghai. In the context of thousand years, Moganshan is a natural mountain body of Taihu Lake basin in Jiangnan. In the context of the future, Moganshan is a trendy and vigorous land with cultural revival. Theme Background The Shanghai Style culture is revealed both in Moganshan and Shanghai. Fans of such international, diversified and fashionable lifestyle come in flocks. One hundred years ago, Moganshan attracted foreigners from Shanghai to build houses and auxiliary facilities. One hundred years later, “to construct a building in Moganshan” is a dream and a practice of pioneering architects. Moganshan is a symbol that interprets the evolution and change of the times. Fuxi Water Street is the special practice area of the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta, and starts Moganshan’s regional development for the next two decades. In the future, as more and more elites at the top of different fields join in by “adding group” to co-create and guide, Moganshan will become a trendy and vigorous land with cultural revival, presenting the correct method of opening Moganshan. Project Introduction Fuxi River Seven Bridges Conceptual Design International Competition is one of the important starting projects of Moganshan Fuxi Water Street Commercial Complex. This competition, co-organized by Deqing County Cultural Tourism Development Group Co., Ltd. and Young Bird Plan, aims to call for the participation of talented designers, passionate amateurs and design firms domestically and worldwide. The forward-looking, innovative and diverse conceptual designs will be collected from architecture, landscape, bridge and art fields. Through creating seven footbridges for Fuxi Water Steet, it starts the correct method of opening Moganshan, and publicizes the Shanghai Style image of an international town, vigorous and diversified. The landscape nodes are integrated with pedestrian friendly and inclusive spaces, seeing lush mountains and lucid waters. And distributed work and fashionable lifestyle coexist as well, making it a human habitat. Jury Panel Shikyo Fu: General Planner of Vanke General Consultant of Moganshan Regional Development Yichun Liu: Co-founder and Principal Architect of Atelier Deshaus; Guest Professor of College of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University; RIBA Chartered Member; Editorial board of the journal The Architect and Architectural Journal Zhun Zhang: TJAD senior engineer; AND Office co-founder Yifeng Lin: Founder | YIYU design; RLA | USA; MLA | GSD Harvard University; Honorary Assistance Pro | HKU Weijie Wang: ConCom STUDIO Partner, Principal architect; Design Instructor of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University Wanli Mo: Assistant professor, Tongji University College of Architecture and Urban Planning; Emerging curator, Editor, Architecture China Yening Wei: Founder of Shanghai Dakai Company Guoliang Yang: Deqing Cultural Tourism Group General Manager Isa Ye: Founder of YoungBird; Founder of designverse Design Requirements To design seven footbridges above Fuxi River (Moganshan Town Section), enhance the slow traffic system of waterfront spaces of Fuxi River, improve the quality of daily travel and public spaces, integrate modernity and adapt to changes in the future, create landscape nodes with pedestrian, sightseeing, travel, view appreciation and connection functions, seeing lush mountains and lucid waters, and to present the Shanghai Style culture and international fashionable lifestyle of Moganshan Town. The architectural style should reveal the local characteristics and the feature of the times. Design should comply with relative design rules in China. It should pay attention to the combination of architecture and structure functions, and consider the reasonability of construction budget as well as the landing result and the sustainability in the future. Participants could select one or more of the seven footbridges for their design in this competition. Design Goals 1. Correct method of opening Moganshan: The goal of this competition is to design seven footbridges for Fuxi Water Street, enhancing the slow traffic system of waterfront spaces of Fuxi River (Moganshan Town Section); meanwhile, to present Moganshan Town’s Shanghai Style image – international, vigorous and diversified; and distributed work and fashionable lifestyle coexist in this human habitat. 2. Aim to create slow traffic landscape nodes: The competition aims to improve daily travel and the quality of public spaces, integrate modernity and adapt to changes in the future, connect waterfront spaces of Fuxi Water Street within town area, create landscape nodes for Fuxi Water Street with pedestrian, sightseeing, travel, view appreciation and connection functions, seeing lush mountains and lucid waters. 3. Comply with the overall planning of Fuxi Water Street: On the basis of the site condition, participants shall fully consider the overall planning of Fuxi Water Street Commercial Complex, and submit conceptual designs that comply with the planning. (For detailed materials, please see “Site overview” in the Competition Documents.) 4. Technical and landing requirements: After meeting all requirements stated above, reasonably use advanced technologies and materials. The landing result should be ensured.
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I. All participants shall submit entries according to the requirements as stated below: 1. A scheme shall be presented in at least five A2 sheets (limit to 10 sheets), vertical way and in readable format (with a 8mm page margin) and include following parts: -Descriptive text on concept within 1200 words, economic and technical indicators; -Registration No. shall be put in the upper right corner of the sheets, in Arial 20pt font; -The drawings should be with caption in bilingual (English and Chinese) or English , and include site plan, master plan with function analysis, circulation organization relation drawing, function details and evolution diagram, other diagrams, plan, elevation, section, perspective drawing, scene details, details, etc. Through diagrams and text, the scheme shall be narrated in details and be sure of its clarity and readability. 2. Sheets in JPG format (no larger than 10MB for each) can be submitted; II. For ensuring the landing implementation of the awarded works of the Competition to the largest extent, Top 7 of the Competition shall complete the drawings according to the following standards, and the Competition Organization Committee will evaluate Top 7’s ability of participating in the landing implementation.
According to the Competition concept and design goals, the following principles are set for the basic evaluation: 1. Principle of grasping the correct method of opening Moganshan 2. Principle of complying with the overall planning of Fuxi Water Street 3. Principle of feasibility and cost control 4. Principle of innovation 5. Principle of scientific technology and environmental protection
2022.12.06 Call for entries 2023.03.15 Registration deadline 2023.03.15 Submission deadline 2023.03.22 Release of shortlisted winners 2023.04.03 Release of Top 30 & public voting 2023.04.10-13 Judges online Q&A 2023.04.15 Release of Top 15 2023.05.15 Release of Top 7 & the Jury Panel Special Award The timeline is for reference only, the specific time is subject to designverse official website.
This competition is open to all design agencies with related design practice domestically and worldwide (qualification of independent legal person or organizations with the ability of bearing civil liability independently). Registration by a consortium is accepted due to the win-win result and the mutual strengths complementing. The member quantity of the consortium shall not exceed 2. Each party of the consortium shall not participate in this competition in its own name, nor does it form another consortium with other design agency.
Top 7 (7 winners): A prize of RMB 80,000 (pre-tax) + Certificate of Honour Top 7 entry works will be used as the scheme for reference in the landing of seven bridges crossing Fuxi River, Moganshan Town. The Organizer, Deqing County Cultural Tourism Development Group Co., Ltd., plans to construct and complete the seven bridges in 2023. Jury Panel Special Award (1 winner): A prize of RMB 20,000 (pre-tax) + Certificate of Honour The Jury Panel Special Award aims to encourage the future excellent designers with great potential and emphasize design as a presence of comprehensive ability. The Jury Panel will evaluate Top 7 entry works in terms of six dimensions – site interpretation, innovative design, style expression, reasonable structure, components materials and inexpensive maintenance, and after discussion, select the most outstanding team/individual with comprehensive ability, presenting the Jury Panel Special Award. Top 15 (8 winners): Certificate of Top 15 Honour Top 30 (15 winners): Certificate of Top 30 Honour Shortlist: Honourable Shortlist Certificate
There is no entry fee to participate!