One of the most prominent student urban design competitions will open for entries again in summer 2018. The Schindler Global Award (SGA) will focus on the impact and implications of current and future mobility systems on urban development in one of the most globally significant cities - Mumbai.
The SGA is a one-of-a-kind urban design competition that encouragesstudents to put their skills to the test. As the second largest city inthe world, Mumbai presents many challenges, offering participatingstudents the chance to engage with spatial, social and strategic topics.Mumbai requires integrated and sustainable urban systems that make thebenefits of the city accessible to all its inhabitants. The megacity isalso a benchmark for South Asia and beyond. How it approachescontinuing growth and manages development processes is relevant at everyscale, from neighborhood to national and global.
The competitionwill begin in mid-July 2018 with entries due at the end of January 2019.The SGA 2018/2019 is open to final-year bachelor’s and all master’sdegree students of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and planning, from degree-granting educationalinstitutions worldwide.
TheSchindler Global Award 2018/2019 is held under the leadership of theSchindler Group, again in collaboration with the ETH Zurich, Chair of Architecture and Urban Design, Professor Kees Christiaanse. Prof.Christiaanse will act as SGA Co-Chair together with Prof. Peter Staub, University of Liechtenstein.