서울시, 시민의 아이디어로 밤을 밝히는 ‘서울 공공디자인 공모전’ 개최
7.1.(목)~7. 31.(토) 홈페이지 접수, 44개 작품 선정 총상금 2500만원 시상
*아래는 위 기사를 구글 번역기로 번역한 영문 기사의 [전문]이다. [Below is the [full text] of an English article translated from the above article with Google Translate.
Seoul hosts the ‘Seoul Public Design Contest’ to illuminate the night with citizens’ ideas
7.1.(Thu)~7. 31.(Sat) Website submission, 44 works selected and a total prize of 25 million won
[Introduction of the incident/ Reporter Park Yeon-pa] = The Seoul Metropolitan Government is holding the ‘2021 Seoul Public Design Contest’ under the theme of ‘Seoul Night, Seoul Light’ to create a beautiful city at night.
The 'Seoul Public Design Contest' is a 'citizen participatory public design' started in 2007 for 'Seoul that is made with citizens'. Each year, a new theme is selected and novel and creative ideas from citizens are suggested, and excellent works are selected and awarded. . The winning works not only have the opportunity to be exhibited in real life, but are also installed throughout Seoul, establishing themselves as a participatory event that citizens can appreciate.
The contest is divided into two categories: the general section, open to anyone 19 years of age or older, and the student section, where middle and high school students can participate. The contest is divided into two categories: ① ‘Seoul Night Tour Contents’ and ② ‘Public Design for Neighbors Night’. do.
'Seoul Night Tour Contents' targets public designs that use light to enjoy the night of Seoul, such as photo zones and amusement rides in conjunction with 'Seoul Light', and 'Public Design for Neighbors Night' is a walking trail. The public design contest is for public designs that can comfortably and safely protect neighbors from crimes and darkness that occur on roads such as , back, and shoulder roads.
In this contest, a total of 44 works will be selected and awarded a total of 25 million won in prize money and the Seoul Mayor's Award.
The submitted designs will undergo a comprehensive evaluation based on usability, creativity, harmony, aesthetics, and theme conformity, and 21 points for the general section and 23 points for the student section will be selected and the final winners will be announced in August.
In addition, some of the winning works will be exhibited in connection with Seoul Light (DDP Public Light) to be held at DDP in the future, and will be used for public design improvement projects throughout Seoul.
Meanwhile, from 2007 to 2020, a total of 755 items were produced in real form through the contest and installed in public places (77 places) in Seoul, such as museums, parks, plazas, and subway stations.
The works selected last year were installed at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), giving citizens a new experience of nighttime content using light.
Anyone can apply for the ‘2021 Public Design Contest’ without any special qualifications, and can only submit a maximum of 1 point per person (team competition is not allowed), divided into the general section and the student section. For one month from July 1 (Thu) to 31 (Sat), you can apply on the 'Seoul Excellent Public Design Certification System' website, and for more information on the application for participation, see 'Seoul City Notice/Announcement' or the Seoul website in my hand, You can check it on the 'Seoul Public Design Contest Blog'.
Yoo Yeon-sik, head of Seoul’s Culture Division, said, “I hope this contest will provide an opportunity to provide a pleasant and safe night view to the daily lives of citizens who are exhausted from the prolonged COVID-19. We ask for your interest and participation in this contest.”
Seoul, the center of the Korean Peninsula, has served as the capital of the Republic of Korea for 600 years. And now, Seoul is playing the role of a hub in Northeast Asia. By engaging citizens in public service redesign, Seoul is trying to transform Seoul into a city of social economy and a shared city driven by innovation.
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