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Open Call: The 3rd “Earth God Temple” Student Design Competition

  • 02:30 - 12 October, 2015
Open Call: The 3rd “Earth God Temple” Student Design Competition
Open Call: The 3rd “Earth God Temple” Student Design Competition, The 3rd “Earth God Temple” Student Design Competition
The 3rd “Earth God Temple” Student Design Competition

The Earth God (Tu Di Gong / 土地公) Temple, the symbol of humans' respect for Nature, exists in harmony and as one with the land and environment. However, current urban development practices have caused the gradual shrinking of this civic and religious center, as the property has been frequently ceded to the city under expropriation regulations. In response to this issue, Tai Square Arts and Aesthetics Association has organized the "Earth God Temple Student Design Competition", inviting young students with creativity and ideas to evaluate and provide a solution that will improve the situation of the temple and its surrounding landscape in a new location, ultimately granting the Earth God and the residents of the neighborhood a better environment.

Site Address:
The Earth God Temple, Dahe Village, Xitun District, Taichung City, Taiwan.

Stage 1 Submission Deadline: November 30th, 2015 17:00
Stage 2 Submission Deadline: January 25th, 2016 17:00
Stage 2 Results Announcement (Finalists to participate in Stage 3): February 1st, 2016

More information can be found on the competition’s website

This competition was submitted by an ArchDaily user. If you'd like to submit a competition, call for submissions or other architectural 'opportunity' please use our "Submit a Competition" form. The views expressed in announcements submitted by ArchDaily users do not necessarily reflect the views of ArchDaily.

Cite: "Open Call: The 3rd “Earth God Temple” Student Design Competition" 12 Oct 2015. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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