Architects in Mission (AIM) recently announced the winners for their 2013 competition with the topic, Post Earthquake Reconstruction, Ya’an Sichuan - Rebuild Panda’s Hometown from the Earthquake. The Ya'an Earthquake occurred at 08:02 Beijing Time on the 20th April 2013. The epicenter was located in Lushan County, Ya'an, Sichuan, about 116km (or 72 miles) from Chengdu (along the Longmenshan Fault) in the same province that was hit heavily by the 2008 Sichuan earthquake. For this year's competition, AIM asked participants to pay particular attention to the master planning of the Snow Mountain Village, whilst developing new business models to encourage economic growth for local villagers. See the four winning entries after the break.
Scenic Village Planning Award / Zhe Peng, Zhenru Zhou, Zhang Qu (Tsinghua University)
Architecture Renovation Award / Tianxiang Zhang, Hai Xie, Xiaoxu Yan, Lin Yang (Tianjin University)
Innovative Production Award / Pengwei Xing, Wei Liu, Junhao Huang, Yulong Li, Puzhao Qiu, Xiaotian Luo, Chang Liu, Wanyu Wu, Jinhai Wu (South China University of Technology)
Sustainable Development Award / Xiaoxiao Dong (Tsinghua University), Yu Jing (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
See the winning entries of last year's competition, Shengsi Islands: Renewing China’s Traditional Village Lifestyle, here.
References: Architects in Mission (AIM)