Guidelines

The following information details the application and reviewing process
for the 2021 Human City Design Award.

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
next

STEP 02

Early
registration
next

STEP 03

Fill out
the 1st
Registration

Documents
next

STEP 04

Submit
the 1st
Registration

Documents by
Zip file
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 22 December Announcement of Grand Prize (Finalists will be announced in advance) Announcement of Grand Prize (Finalists will be announced in advance)
06 8 March 2021 Award Ceremony (the schedule will be informed in January) 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
Submit on 2021 Human
City Design
Award homepage

humancity@seouldesign.or.kr

The form can be downloaded from the PC.

Main submission documents
(mandatory)

Further details will be informed in May
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.