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International jury of architecture on sustainable urban mobility in China

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    Dear all, For your information, I send you a press release in English about an international jury of architecture held in Guangzhou this week. The theme of the
    Message 1 of 1 , Nov 2, 2005
      Dear all,

      For your information, I send you a press release in
      English about an international jury of architecture
      held in Guangzhou this week. The theme of the
      competition is "the sustainable city and new urban
      mobilities".

      Best regards,

      Jean-Francois Doulet, PhD
      Senior lecturer, Paris Institute of Political Studies
      Head of the China Programme, Institut pour la ville en
      mouvement
      www.city-on-the-move.com



      80 Chinese and European architecture students are designing sustainable mobility projects in China

      IN A PROJECT INITIATED BY THE INSTITUT POUR LA VILLE EN MOUVEMENT (PSA PEUGEOT CITROEN), A PRESTIGIOUS INTERNATIONAL JURY WILL BE MEETING ON NOVEMBER 3 AND 4 AT HUANAN UNIVERSITY IN CANTON TO CHOOSE THE WINNERS OF THE COMPETITION:"THE SUSTAINABLE CITY AND THE NEW URBAN MOBILITIES". THESE YOUNG ARCHITECTS WILL HAVE DESIGNED INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS FOR DISTRICTS IN SHANGHAI, WUHAN AND GUANGZHOU.

      The theme of this competition, notably marked by the presence on the jury of Bernard Reichen, winner of France’s Grand prix for urbanism in 2005, and of Cui Kai, chief architect in the planning office of China’s Ministry of Construction, will be introduced and discussed at the Guangdong Museum of Art on Saturday, November 5 within the framework of the Guangzhou Triennial of Contemporary Art.
      Directed by Professors Didier Rebois (Paris Val-de-Seine School of Architecture) and Pan Haixiao (University of Tongji in Shanghai), this competition is based around cooperation between three European schools (Paris-Val de Seine School of Architecture in France, the Berlage Institute in Rotterdam and the Architecture School of the Technological University of Berlin) and three Chinese schools (the Architecture School of Tongji University in Shanghai, the Architecture School of Huazhong University of Technology in Wuhan and the Architecture School of the Huanan University of Technology in Guangzhou).

      Since 2001, IVM has been working in the field in China to contribute to ideas on mobility in Chinese cities and to facilitate international debate. Having organised urban workshops and an international symposium in several Chinese cities, the Institute is continuing to stimulate ideas in the field through this international competition for architecture students.



      Project manager: Jean-François Doulet : jean-francois.doulet@...
      Press relation: Solange Collery Communication
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