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Submit Your Ideas to GSA’s Shenzhen Urban Design Student Competition for a Piece of the $150,000 PrizeNovember 15th, 2014

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Calling all master’s students and seniors in architecture, landscape architecture, and urban planning fields — the Schindler Group has launched an excellent open ideas competition that offers $150,000 in prizes with no registration fee! Based on the concept of “Designing the City as a Resource,” the Global Schindler Award (GSA) seeks urban design proposals to improving mobility infrastructure in Shenzhen, China. An international jury of renowned expert from a variety of fields, including Harvard GSD’s Professor Farshid Moussavi and Kongjian Yu of landscape architecture firm Turenscape, will judge the designs, which can be submitted individually or in teams. Interested participants must register by November 15, 2014.

November 15th, 2014

January 31st, 2015



With USD $150,000 in prizes, the Global Schindler Award will recognize one winning competition scheme along with runners up and grants.


The Global Schindler Award competition is open for entry by enrolled students: Bachelors degree candidates in their final year and Masters degree candidates, along with their international equivalents in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and planning. Collaboration and consultation with students and expert advisors from outside fields is encouraged, but the submission must remain an urban design proposal, following the given requirements.

Students are asked to work as individuals or in teams, under the oversight of a university faculty member.


Mr. Bouman, Ole

Creative Director of the Shenzhen Biennale of Architecture and Urbanism, former Director of the Netherlands Architecture Institute

Prof. Liu, Doreen

Adjunct Associate Professor, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Co-founder and Principal Node, Architect and Urbanist in Shenzhen, PRD

Prof. Loo, Becky P.Y.

Professor of Geography at the University of Hong Kong

Mr. Meng, Yan

Founder and Principal, Urbanus, Architect and Urbanist in Shenzhen, PRD

Prof. Moussavi, Farshid

Architect & Professor at Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Dr. Provoost, Michelle

Director at INTI International New Town Institute, Crimson Architectural Historians

Prof. Rode, Philipp

Executive Director, LSE Cities, London School of Economics and Political Science

Prof. Rowe, Peter

Raymond Garbe Professor of Architecture and Urban Design and Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

Prof. Sauerbruch, Matthias

Architect, Founder and Partner of Sauerbruch Hutton, Guest Professor at Universität der Künste Berlin

Ms. Nicole V. Zheng

Chief Designer of CR Land Shen Zhen company

Prof. Yu, Kongjian

Dean of the School of Landscape Architecture, Professor of Urban and Regional Planning at Peking University, Founder and Principal of Turenscape

Mr. Jackie Han

President Schindler China Elevator Co. Ltd.