INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION : GOSAN PUBLIC LIBRARY IN KOREA

INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

GOSAN PUBLIC LIBRARY IN KOREA

Daegu Architectural Culture Confederation (DACC) and the Daegu Metropolitan City Suseong-gu Office launch an international ideas competition, open to architects and students of architecture worldwide for the architectural design of a public library in the Gosan district. Of an overall surface of 3,100 m2, this cultural complex will have a strong educational vocation and will also play a social and recreational role. The competition has the support of the International Union of Architects (UIA).

JURY

Kjetil Thorsen, Norway, will represent the UIA on the international jury composed of the following architects: Waro Kishi (Japan), Peter Berner (Germany), Kim, Young Sub (Korea), Lee, Jeong Ho (Korea) and Ulf Meyer (Germany) deputy member.

PRIZES

A total of 45,000 US$ will be awarded (1st prize: USD $30,000; 2nd prize USD $10,000; 3rd prize USD $5,000) in addition to 10 honourable mentions.

MAIN DATES
Deadline for registration: 30 July 2012
Deadline for submission of entries in person or by post: 10 September 2012
Deadline for reception of entries : not later than 15 September 2012
Announcement of results: 29 September 2012

REGISTRATION
The registration form is available on the competition web site and must be completed and sent to the following e-mail address: competition@dacb.kr
The registration fee, 80 $US, will be paid by bank transfer.

Information and registration:
www.dacb-competition.kr
competition@dacb.kr

More info: www.uia-architectes.org

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