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My ArchiSchool to host competition to increase sustainability awareness in Hong Kong

Promotion: Hong Kong-based education institute My ArchiSchool has organised an upcoming design competition for its students to promote public awareness of sustainable architecture in Hong Kong.

The Youth ArchiDesign competition is open to students from My ArchiSchool who have graduated from one of its design programmes.

A resort design inspired by fish
Bird-hotel for bio-diversity support by Oscar Chung. Top image is a digital artwork of resort design inspired by fish by Jasper Ng

As part of the competition, students are invited to submit their projects, which can come in a variety of mediums including paintings, sketches, architectural models, and digital designs.

Previous student designs have included a floating restaurant, a geometrically-designed tea room, and a refuge for pandas.

A digital artwork of a scientific laboratory by Lynne Lee

"Starting to accept submissions from 1 April 2022 to 31 December 2022," the competition organisers said.

"The third Youth ArchiDesign competition by My ArchiSchool will call for both realistic and unrealistic architectural prototypes which could bring up more public awareness of the sustainable development goals for the city."

A photograph of a resort design inspired by fish
Image is a digital artwork of an experimental prototype astronomy centre on Mars by Armelle Baranger

This year's competition includes new award categories including Sustainable Design of the Year, Innovation of the Year, Spatial Design of the Year, Pioneer of the Year, Creative Dwelling of the Year, and Honorable Mentions.

"Jaw-dropping design ideas have been found since the first inception of the Youth ArchiDesign Competition in 2020," said My ArchiSchool.

"With the support of the digital tools of design and platforms by Dassault Systemes, Trimble SketchUP, and Adobe, the young talents can now share their ideas with appealing models and various media."

Digital artwork of design of a floating restaurant by Alfred Fong

The competition was first launched in 2020 as a positive initiative during the coronavirus pandemic.

"We tried to cheer up our students by creating this competition in 2020 when the outbreak of the pandemic happened," said My ArchiSchool. "After all these years, the beautiful young ideas bring us hope and joyfulness in return."

Digital artwork of design of Panda House by Gabriel Lee

My Archischool is a Hong Kong-based organisation that provides courses for students aged six to 18.

Its courses intend to help young people develop 3D modelling skills that can be applied to future careers in urban planning and architecture. The Youth ArchiDesign competition is in its third year.

Model of Teahouse design by Annecy Hui

My ArchiSchool is accepting projects from 1 April 2022 to 31 December 2022.

For more information visit My ArchiSchool's website.

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