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I4U - INNOVATION FOR URBANISATION

 To explore the application of intelligent technology on architectural design and on putting “WELL Plus” into practice,

  Innovation for Urbanization Challenge (I4U Challenge)  provides a platform for professionals and interested individuals to apply IOT or other intelligent technologies  , to seek improvements on an existing architectures environment in  LEE GARDENS area  .  

 

Apply now and join for Urbanackathon on Oct 26, on when teams will submit a design proposal with application of IoT or other intelligent technologies on architectural scenario.  8 shortlisted finalists  will  enjoy supports from event sponsors  which include Ronald Lu & Partners and Paul Y. Engineering.  Champion of the challenge will earn an opportunity to sign a service contract up to 500k HKD  , to carry out the winning solution. 

BENEFITS

MENTORSHIP

Mentors in different field will be arranged to shortlisted candidates for them to understand the market’s demands and painpoint.

NETWORK

Network with corporations and professionals in different fields

OPPORTUNITY

Finalists’ works could be included in the catalog of sponsors. Winner may have a chance to receive a contract.

EXPOSURE

Finalists’ work will be showcased in DesignInspire to gain media’s spotlight.

 

PRIZES

Opportunity to sign a service contract up to HKD 500k

 CHAMPION

Opportunity to sign a service contract up to HKD 500k

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HKD 10,000

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Design model can be displayed in DesignInspire by HKTDC

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Design proposals will be included in the artwork gallery of Sponsors

FINALIST

An honorarium of HKD 3,000

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A subsidy for 3D model of HKD 2,000

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Design model can be displayed in DesignInspire by HKTDC

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Design proposals will be included in the artwork gallery of Sponsors

 

CHALLENGE TIMELINE

 

URBANHACKTHON

 CAUSEWAY BAY 

WAI CHAI 

26 / 10 / 2019

SCREENING INTERVIEW

 RONALD LU   

 HEAD-OFFICE 

02 / 11 / 2019

MENTORING PROGRAM

 RONALD LU 

 ARCHITECTUAL 

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 PAUL Y. 

 ENGINEERING 

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 ENEURON 

 DATA USAGE 

 11 / 2019

EXHIBITION

 HKCEC 

 DESIGN INSPIRE 

05 / 12 / 2019

ASSESSMENT

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AWARD PRESENTATION

 HKCEC 

 DESIGN INSPIRE 

06 / 12 / 2019

Competition Process

 

Representatives from sponsors will introduce the scenario, pain points and expectations for the competition, explain the concept of “WELL Plus”, and mentor the participating teams in Urbanackathon on October 26, 2019.

Teams should submit the draft of proposal at the end of the event.

 

The Organiser will screen the proposal drafts submitted and invite outstanding teams to an interview to select top 8 shortlisted teams.  Invited teams for the First Interview will be announced on November 2, 2019 in official website, and invited teams will be individually informed about the arrangements for the interview. 

 

Mentors will be assigned to shortlisted teams for a 3-week mentoring programme to improve the proposal. Shortlisted teams will publicly exhibit the final proposals with 3D models and design summary in DesignInspire by HKTDC. 

 

Final proposals will be presented to a judging panel in Final Assessment, commending awarded outstanding innovators. 

WHO CAN JOIN?

 Practitioners OR students aged 18 or above 

Applicants are encouraged to apply as a team(Company stream or Individual stream)with 2-5 members

It is suggested to include members from IoT development, architectural, engineering, and design field

Applicants can also apply as individual and be assigned a group by the organiser

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For details of eligibility requirements and application procedures,

please refer to the  PROSPECTUS 

APPLICATION

​ APPLICATION DEADLINE: 23:59 21ST OCTOBER,2019 (HONG KONG TIME) 

PROSPECTUS

 

JUDGING CRITERIA

Design concept

Innovative, feasible, and with sense of beauty

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Compatibility

Compatible with the scenario and with the concept of Well Plus

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Feasibility

Comply with existing industrial regulations & standards in reasonable cost

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Sustainability

Sustainable operations and uses of energy

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Presentation

Self explanatory materials with annotated sketches

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