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  • Invitation to the 3rd Human City Design Award Ceremony

    2022.03.14

     

    -Prizes and encouragement will be granted for the positive influence that solves complex problems in our daily life with creative design solution

    - Winners for the Grand Prize, Citizens’ Award and Safety & Security Award will be announced online at  6:00 PM, 21st March 2022  (KST) on the anniversary of DDP.

    - Winning teams for Honorable Mention Prize were selected from eight countries, such as Brazil, China, France, Japan, Mexico, Spain, Turkey and Korea.

    - Exhibition of the winning designs is ongoing at D-Forest, DDP (~29th Apr.).

     

    Human City Design Award ceremony will be held at 6:00 PM, 21st March 2022 (KST) on the anniversary of DDP. During this award ceremony, winners for the Grand Prize, Safety & Security Award, and Citizens’ Award will be announced. The each winner for the Grand Prize and Citizens’ Award will be selected out of ten winners of Honorable Mention Prize.

     

    Human City Design Award is an international design award that is given with encouragement to the designers who solve complex problems in our daily life through their creative design and contribute to forming harmonious and sustainable relations between people, society, environment and nature.

     

    Through the screening by experts, ten winners for Honorable Mention Prize were selected from eight countries, namely Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Japan, China, Turkey, France and Korea. Notably, this year the award allowed Korean citizens to select the winner of Citizens’ Award by themselves through votes from 15th February to 6th March, opening up a communication window for them to appreciate positive influence of design.

     

    Human City Design Award ceremony will be held online at 6:00 PM 21st March on the anniversary of DDP. Also, as it will be live-streamed on YouTube, citizens around the world can take part in celebrating the winners. In this ceremony, winners for the Grand Prize, Citizens’ Award and Safety & Security Award will be announced and awards will be granted. Winner's embassies are to participate in the ceremony online. The mayor of Seoul will add more significance to this congratulatory event by sending his congratulatory video message. The award ceremony will be prepared as a party, so that participants can enjoy the ceremony with a cup of morning coffee or a glass of wine depending on their time zone in each city.

     

    Judging criteria are: 1) problem solving for urban life; 2) global value expansion; and 3) providing vision for the future through design. After three rounds of screening by experts, the award will grant 50 million KRW and trophy to the Grand Prize winner, and 5 million KRW and plaque to each winner of Honorable Mention Prize as well as special awards (Citizens’ Award and Safety & Security Award).

     

    Link for live streaming: http://humancitydesignaward.or.kr

     

      The exhibition of the winning designs will be continued by 29th April. Citizens visiting DDP can enjoy the exhibition at D-Forest lounge, a spacious place that reminds us of forest.

     

    Link for DDP: http://www.ddp.or.kr