The competition is divided into two parts, For the Greenfield prize, students, university teams and startups are being asked to come up with a plan for a fictitious new neighbourhood, 100 hectares in size, where beauty and sustainability are of paramount importance. The winner will receive a CAD$10,000 cash prize.
The 2040 Prize gives all entrants the chance to unleash their imagination and transform an existing neighbourhood into a community that offers the best of green technology and planning. The aim is to create a plan that will gradually transform the neighbourhood of Rosemont in Canada into a sustainable utopia, increasing the area’s quality of living by the year 2040. The winner will receive CAD$50,000.
The deadline for entries is 29 May 2012. The finals will be held 10-12 September 2012 in Regina at the National Infrastructure Summit. Finalists will pitch their vision before a distinguished gathering of public sector decision makers and an independent jury of industry experts.
For more information, detailed briefs and how to apply: http://morphmycitychallenge.com/