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Futurarc Prize 2019: Hyper-Dense Cities

  • 16:27 - 16 October, 2018
Futurarc Prize 2019: Hyper-Dense Cities
Futurarc Prize 2019: Hyper-Dense Cities, FuturArc Prize 2019, courtesy of FuturArc, BCI Asia
FuturArc Prize 2019, courtesy of FuturArc, BCI Asia

The Asian city grows denser by the day.

The FuturArc Prize 2019 asks you to investigate what it means to live in a hyper-dense city, one with no less than 100,000 people per square kilometre.

How can this be done? What is the right mix of activities and programmes? How does a new neighbourhood fit into the urban system-of-systems that already exists? What new systems does it bring into the picture? What does hyper-density look like? How does it feel to our senses?

THE TASK
Select a site within your city that is approximately 1km2 in size.

Redesign this to accommodate no less than 100,000 people, who must live and/or work here.

The total built-up area within this site should not be less than 2.5 million m2.

The redesigned neighbourhood must do the following:
1. Produce energy, water and food
2. Offer inclusive and accessible public space to all groups in the community
3. Offer space to non-human species and perform ecosystem services
4. Engage the wider city in positive and generous ways

To view the detailed brief: http://www.futurarcprize.com/index.cfm/detailed-brief/

For submission guidelines: http://www.futurarcprize.com/index.cfm/submission/

Download the information related to this competition here.

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Cite: "Futurarc Prize 2019: Hyper-Dense Cities" 16 Oct 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/903554/futurarc-prize-2019-hyper-dense-cities/> ISSN 0719-8884

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