Submission, Criteria & Process
Eligibility & RegistrationContest Structure Ilustration
The contest is open to professionals and students from the disciplines of architecture, design, and any related field, of legal age from every country in the world, and has two participation options:
Individual projects: formed by a single person.
Group projects: formed by two or three people maximum.
** There is no limit to the number of submissions per person or per group**
All participants must register first at www.worldurbanparks.org in January 2023.
Excluded from the Contest:
- Urban Equipment Factories and Playgrounds Manufactures
- Jury members and their family members.
- Employees of the organizations represented in the jury.
- Organizers, committee members and their family members.
Contact details for enquiries on registration or submission only:
Minimum requirement is 3 x A3 pages to include clearly in English:
- Title of the project
- Name of park sites(s) selected
- Thematic Axes selected
- Concept to include graphics, views, sketches, images - free technique
- Registration reference issued to ensure anonymity of submissions
- An approximate list of materials, timescale and cost on 2 x A4 pages
- A summary text on 1 A4 of no more than 600 words to explain:
What? – What is the project concept, who is it for, choice of park site
How? – How the proposal works and fulfils the objectives of the Open Brief
Why? – The intended impacts
- Additional short video may also be submitted as a link. This is optional.
- Participants certify that the design is their own, original work and that it has never been published before. The submission number issued at registration must appear on each page/material submitted.
- Designs must not have received any award, nor have been presented to any other competition at the time that they are entered for Parkitecture
Ownership & Copyright
Your proposal shall abide by the following intellectual and Industrial property rights:
Judging Process, Criteria & Weighting
- Participants certify that the design is their own, original work and that it has never been published before.
- Designs must not have received any award, nor have been presented to any other competition at the time they are submitted to this contest.
All intellectual property rights, as well as possible industrial property rights over the projects submitted, belong exclusively to their authors.
- By submitting their project to the contest, the Participants grant the organizers and sponsors a priority right to the exploitation of the projects for 36 months provided that an agreement is reached with the author of such a project in this sense.
- Once the winners are contacted they will be asked to consent to their permission for their anonymity to be removed for the purposes of publishing their proposals on the WUP website and social media platforms and any further exhibitions to be announced.
- Participants are responsible for the protection of their submissions by either copyright, design or patent applications, prior to submitting them to the competition.
All participants must observe the following evaluation criteria based on which the proposals will be graded. These must be considered by the participants in the development of their projects and under which the jury will be governed to select the winning proposals:
The proposal can provide original, innovative and strongly aesthetic solutions Parkitecture Open Design Brief criteria including objectives and thematic axes chosen.
All proposals must be feasible to realise with materials, technologies, and resources available
Ability to present the proposal clearly, concisely, and creatively, showing the greatest potentials and speaking synthetically to all the pillars of the project
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