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Open Call: PINGDI 1.1 Alternatives for Low Carbon Architecture

Open Call: PINGDI 1.1 Alternatives for Low Carbon Architecture
Open Call: PINGDI 1.1 Alternatives for Low Carbon Architecture, © PINGDI Pilot Zone
© PINGDI Pilot Zone

In order to effectively guide and improve the development and construction of the low-carbon pilot zone and to strength its international influence, Shenzhen Public Art Center, under the request from the Planning and Construction Management Office of Shenzhen International Low-carbon City and Shenzhen SEZ Construction and Development Co., Ltd., has organized an international competition for the PINGDI Pilot Zone – the urban design for the zone’s one square kilometer and the architectural design for its 0.1 square kilometer. The number in PINGDI 1.1 is the numerical sum of one and 0.1 square kilometers, and also represents the improvement and exploration of the low-carbon development method.

The consultation consists of two parts – design competition and parallel academic research. All outstanding university research teams and design institutes around the globe are welcome to participate. SLCCA is the research topic of “Shenzhen Future +”. The research results and the winning proposals of the competition will be exhibited at the 3rd Shenzhen Forum on International Low Carbon City. They will also be the recommended projects for the Bi-city Biennale of Urbanism\ Architecture 2015. Registration closes May 6. Find more information and apply, here.

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Karissa Rosenfield
Cite: Karissa Rosenfield. "Open Call: PINGDI 1.1 Alternatives for Low Carbon Architecture" 01 May 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884