World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2020 (WCM Program) is launched by an international design competition platform Young Bird Plan , and it is committed to recognizing the fresh blood of contemporary design through evaluating graduation designs from global young designers in different regions and cultures.
It encourages original design and design thinking in campus to conduct a positive dialogue with global design industry and industrial development, bringing young designers and their graduation works to one of the world's most influential design platform and the cutting-edge design ecosystem.
In the era of pursuing professional subdivided and transboundary design, WCM Program is committed to creating a display platform that witnesses the evolution of design thinking and gathers the most pioneering ideas.
The Judging panel for this World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2020 includes Big Name Jury, Super Nova Jury and Professional Representatives. They will evaluate works, based on their foresight and response to current and future challenges, and select the design that best fits the temperament and ideas of contemporary youngers.
To participate you need to submit your master's/undergraduate graduation design work online, and also send your graduation design assignment to the email firstname.lastname@example.org (it will be used as a reference for the judges).
The evaluation for WCM Program will be conducted quarterly and annually:
Every quarter is a round. Therefore, a year has three rounds, include the winter contest of the previous year and the spring/Summer and autumn contests of the year. （Spring season 2020 is postponed and merged with the Summer season 2020）.
Three works will be selected every quarter, and 9 works will be selected in three quarters. They, together with works resurrected by Super Nova Jury, will compete for the grand award of the year.
Evaluation Mechanism for Quarterly Awards:
Mass-selection Phase: Young Bird Plan competition organizing committee will make a preliminary evaluation of all submitted works and announce the shortlist;
Final Evaluation Phase： Super Nova Jury and Professional Representatives will score shortlists. After a comprehensive calculation of their scores, in which the former accounted for 60%, the latter accounted for 40%, three works with the highest comprehensive scores will be awarded with the title of World Campus Masters of the Quarter.
Each judge from Super Nova Jury has the right to resurrect a work for that quarter and the resurrected work will be eligible for competing for the World Campus Masters of the Year Award.
The top three winners will be announcement on October 2020.
➜ Early registration (August 14, 2020): RMB 50 per work
➜ Regular registration (September 21, 2020): RMB 85 per work
➜ Late registration (September 30): RMB 130 per work
Who can participate? ⇣
Designers who graduated between 2016 and 2020 and major in Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Design, Interior Design, Industry Design, Public Art, etc. are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.
The winner of the WCM of the Year will gain:
1. RMB 20,000 （before tax）
2. Award certificate
The winners of the WCM of the Quarter will gain:
1. An opportunity to compete for the World Campus Masters of the Year
2. RMB 1,500 book taken per work
James Wei Ke Travel Fund for Architects
RMB10,000 yuan (pre-tax) travel funds