Guidelines

The following information details the application and reviewing process
for the 2020 Human City Design Award.

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Less than 5 years’
implemented design

projects that contribute
to a relationship
between human and
human, society,
environment
and nature
Registration

STEP 01

Confirmation
of the
qualifications

Individuals or organizations who have experience in design-related field (No limitation on career)

next

STEP 02

Early
registration

Submit the Pre-registration document

next

STEP 03

Fill out
the 1st
Registration

Documents

Entry Form, Performance Resume, Project-related video URL or file

next

STEP 04

Submit
the 1st
Registration

Documents by
Zip file

E-mail :
humancity@seouldesign.or.kr

Official Schedule
2020
01 1 April - 11 September Official Announcement Official Announcement
02 25 May - 17 July Pre-Registration (Options) Pre-Registration (Options)
03 20 July - 11 September Registration (Essentials) Registration (Essentials)
04 14 September - 30 October Review Review
05 11 November Winner Announcement Winner Announcement
06 11 November Award Ceremony Award Ceremony

Korean Standard Time

The above schedule is subject to change due to circumstances.

Award

Judging Criteria

Solution to living
issues in the city
Does the theme address a design
issue involving the city, human’s
lives, human, the society, the
environment, or nature in order to
create a harmonious human city?
Expansion of global values

Does the perspective of the
design solution show creativity
and have a spillover effect that
can be expanded on a global
level?

Proposal for
Future vision

Does the design contribute to
proposing a vision for future-
oriented global culture and
civilization for the joint
prosperity of the human race
and nature?

Registration Documents
Submission to Human
City Design
Award
Secretariat Email

humancity@seouldesign.or.kr

The form can be downloaded from the PC.

Pre-Registration
Documents (Options)

01 Pre - Registration Form

Submit the project name, name, affiliation, contact information(Phone, e-mail), and country in pre-registration period.

A reminder message will be sent later.

Please Complete Registration Documents in English

1st Registration
Documents (Essentials)

01 Entry Form

Please Complete Registration Documents in English

02 Performance Resume

Design-related experience

Project performance (Less than 5 years)

Representative project's images (around 8 images) with explanations

03 Optional : Project-related video URL or file

Format : Video max. 3 minutes (wmv, mov, asf, avi, mpeg)

Capacity : Within 500mb, over 1024*768 pixel

2nd Registration
Documents

Candidates that have passed the first review may be asked to provide additional materials upon request of the selection committee (Candidates will be contacted individually)
Notice

Candidates are responsible for the materials they have submitted, and all documents that have been submitted to the secretariat will not be returned.

In any of the following events, the candidate will be disqualified and the award may be cancelled even after winners are announced and awards are delivered.

The content of a submitted document is discovered to be false or falsely written.

A candidate is acknowledged as having violated intellectual property rights (e.g. the copyright or design rights of others) by engaging in plagiarism, illegal copying, or unauthorized citation.

Candidates hold the copyright of the submitted works, and the sponsor and the organizer of the awards may use the submitted works for PR purposes
(exhibitions, events, reviewing, publishing, etc.) after consulting with the work’s owner.

For a project that was carried out under the name of an official organization, the individual/group that has actually implemented the project will be reviewed.

All schedules of the review process, the awards ceremony and the announcement of winners are subject to change depending on the circumstances of the organizer.