Open Call: Young Architects' Competition 2016

Open Call: Young Architects' Competition 2016

Seoul Metropolitan City is holding ‘Young Architects’ Competition 2016: Parking Lot Cultural Space Creation’ to provide design participation chance for domestic and international young architects to promote architecture service industry and discover and nurture outstanding designers. In order to extend participation of rising architects, only architects under the age of 45 (who was born after Jan 1, 1971) can enter this design competition.

This competition newly interprets definition and function of neglected urban infrastructure in the city due to city expansion, and tries to discover the first case which prepares creative utilization method.

Project site is Jeungneung-dong city bus public parking facility which was perceived as unpleasant facility and participant should propose an idea which refurbish existing parking facility into facility harmonize with natural environment and reborn as new civic cultural space combining with community programs.

Currently, Jeongneung 4-dong public parking facility, located in between Jeongnung-dong valley and Jeongnuengchoen (stream), ruins regional view and various civil complaints were filed for noise and exhaust fumes for a long time.
Design review will be proceeded in 2 steps without separate competition boards but only with proposals to judge architect’s design response capability with innovative application plan as this competition is targeting young architects.
The 1st design review is document review and the 2nd design review is presentation review.


  • Announcement | ‘16.3.18
  • Registration | ‘16.3.18 ~ ‘16.4.20
  • Questions Posted by Entrant | ‘16.3.24 ~ ‘16.3.25
  • Answers Posted by PA | ‘16.3.30
  • Submission of Entries | ‘16.4.21 17:00
  • Evaluation | ‘16.4.27 ~ 4.29
  • Announcement of Winners | ‘16.5.2
  • Award Ceremony & Exhibition | ‘16.5.6


  • 1st Prize (1team) | Grant Design Right
  • 2nd Prize (1team) | Prize Money 8 million KRW
  • 3rd Prize (6team) | Prize Money 5 million KRW pre team

Qualification: Architects who are Under the age of 45 [who was born after Jan 1st, 1971] / including foreign licensed architect

  • Title

    Open Call: Young Architects' Competition 2016
  • Type

    Competition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
  • Organizers

  • Registration Deadline

    April 20, 2016 12:00 AM
  • Submission Deadline

    April 21, 2016 05:00 PM
  • Venue

    771-7 Jeongneung-dong, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, S.Korea
  • Price


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Cite: "Open Call: Young Architects' Competition 2016" 25 Mar 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <> ISSN 0719-8884

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