In September 2018, all the European partners of Human Cities_Challenging the City Scale were invited to present the project in a conference and exhibition Human City Design co-curated by the Cité du design Saint-Etienne, the Seoul Design Foundation and Nagoya UNESCO City of Design.
The aim: initaiting a cooperation network in Asia, inspired by the European project.
Since then, the City of Seoul and Seoul Design Foundation have been committed into promoting the initiatives reflecting the issues of Human Cities. That’s why the Seoul Design Foundation has launched a Human City Design Award 2019 , in partnership with Saint-Etienne and Nagoya UNESCO Cities of Design. This award is meant to be global ; addressed to all the designers in the world involved in projects for more human and sustainable cities.
Theme: Design for Sustainable City for a harmonious relationship between human and the environment
Area: Projects that contribute to a more harmonious and sustainable relationship between people and people, people and society, people and the environment and people and nature
Individuals or organizations who have five or more years of experience in design-related field and providing a recommendation letter from nations, local city governments, design-related universities or design-related associations
Grand Prize Money : 100 000
000 wons (KRW)
* worth à 85 000 US$ or 76 000 € (variable according to the rate of exchange)
Benefit Award and Grand Prize
Dates (Korean Standard Time)
Details of the call, Judging criteria, entry form and FAQ : www.humancitydesignaward.or.kr
Contact : firstname.lastname@example.org