In its 10th installment, the Asia Young Designer Award 2017 pays homage to the term ‘future-proof designs’ through its theme – “You for Tomorrow”. The theme aims to challenge the foresight and technical ability of today’s designers to create a design concept that is relevant, meaningful and meets the needs of tomorrow’s dwellers and societies. Merit is given to those whose designs transcend the trends of today and stand the test of relevance of the future.
Architecture: Envision for Communities of Tomorrow
How would you envision the living of tomorrow to be?
Share with us your most compelling iteration of how designs and concepts are crafted for communities of tomorrow. A visioning exercise is required, to ensure that your signatory individualities is reflected in the eventual concept while you envisage the structures and facilities required for tomorrow’s mankind and living.
Design a piece of architectural marvel which is inspired by tomorrow’s living that will stem beyond space and the built environment. How would the inhabitants of tomorrow interact with your structure? Let your design solve issues of tomorrow faced by the inhabitants within a community space.
Interior Design: Envision & Create Spaces of Tomorrow
As a designer for tomorrow, envision the pattern of future spaces be it a workplace, living space or public space. Take into consideration the activities that will shape the lifestyle and movements of the citizens of the tomorrow, then craft purposeful spaces that fits into your vision of what future living is all about. Preserve your very own persona while foretelling the fundamental needs of tomorrow’s society via your design.
Demonstrate your vision and foresight in helping the people of tomorrow live in an optimised yet comfortable space. Let your artwork and design concept statement go hand-in-hand in bringing to life the tomorrow’s that you envisaged
Remember to consider for both Architecture and Interior Design the following:
Creativity– Does your design potray originality in its execution?
Efficiency – Does your design offer practicality and have the ability to drive commercial value?
Comfort – Does your design facilitate the ease of use for its inhabitants?
Sustainability – Does your design process the ability to transcend time?
Purpose – Does your design successfully fulfil a need? Is it purposeful?
Heart for the community – Does your design cater to the surrounding communities’ needs?
Green design – Is your design made up of sustainable and eco-friendly elements which help preserve the wonders and beauty of Mother Earth?
- Participants must be enrolled in an educational institution of interior design or architecture.
- This contest is open to all interior design students who are Third – year onwards and architecture students who are Fourth – year and onwards.
- Only one entry is allowed per student.
- Shortlisted candidates will be notified to present an oral presentation as a final judging procurement.
- Winners will bear all the expenses for travel costs and other incidentals relating to their appearance at the launch, oral presentation and award ceremony.
- Participating students must have international passports.
Submission Deadline: All completed entries must be postmarked by 26th November 2017, Sunday.