SUMMARY

World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program (short for "WCM Program”) is launched by an international design competition platform Young Bird Plan, and it is committed to recognizing the fresh blood of contemporary design through evaluating graduation designs from global young designers in different regions and cultures. It encourages original design and design thinking in campus to conduct a positive dialogue with global design industry and industrial development, bringing young designers and their graduation works to one of the world's most influential design platform and the cutting-edge design ecosystem.

Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Design, Interior Design, Industrial Design, Public Art, etc. are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. In the era of pursuing professional subdivided and transboundary design, WCM Program is committed to creating a display platform that witnesses the evolution of design thinking and gathers the most pioneering ideas.

The Judging panel for this World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program is the Super Nova Jury comprised of several members who are Generation Y founders. They will evaluate works, based on their perspectiveness and response to current and future challenges, and select the design that best fits the temperament and ideas of contemporary youngers. The Super Nova Jury will have the right to increase the selection criteria.


EVALUATION SYSTEM

World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2021 appraisal work is divided into two stages - the initial appraisal stage for shortlist and the final appraisal stage:

The initial appraisal stage: Young Bird Plan competition committee will select the shortlist works of this year according to the excellence.

The final appraisal stage: The Super Nova Jury will select Top 3 works and the Champion globally from six fields of architecture, urban design, landscape, interior, product, public art separately as well as give them comments accordingly.


JURY OF SUPER NOVA

The Super Nova Jury is comprised of six members who are Generation Y founders of six design agencies covering six design fields.

LI WENXI: Founder & Principal Partner of LI WENXI ARCHITECTS
XIAOJUN BU: Founding Partner of Atelier Alter
YINGFAN ZHANG: Founding Partner of Atelier Alter
LIN CHEN: Founding Partner of TOPOS DESIGN
FU CHONG: Founding Partner of QISI DESIGN
SISSI CHEN: Founding Partner of QISI DESIGN
ZHIYUAN ZHU: Senior Design Partner OF Atelier cnS
CHASING WANG: Founder of NONG STUDIO


REGISTRATION

PARTICIPANTS
1. Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Design, Interior Design, Industry Design, Public Art, etc. are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.

2. Team entries should be designed by the actual participants of the graduation project. There is no limit on the number of participants in each group. Only one work is allowed to submit for each group.

3. All team members are required to register on designverse. For common questions, please visit Q&A on our website. If you have any questions, you can add WeChat: youngbirdplan for consultation.

PROCESS FOR JOIN IN
1. Register as a user of the designverse and then complete the information table;
2. Complete the payment of the registration fee;
3. Log into personal center to submit your graduation design work.


TIMELINE
2021/08/18 Early registration open
2021/09/24 Regular registration open
2021/11/26 Late registration open
2021/12/28 Submission deadline
2021/12/28 Registration deadline
2022/01/05 Announcement of shortlist
2022/01/21 Announcement of Top 3 and the Champion from six design categories


PAYMENT

Early registration(from present to September 24 12:00): RMB 50 per work
Regular registration(from September 24 12:00 to November 26 12:00): RMB 85 per work
Late registration(from November 26 12:00 to December 28 24:00): RMB 130 per work
Note: If you need to submit two works, you need to pay twice. Once registration fee have been paid, they will not be returned. In addition, there is no limit to the number of applicants for each group, and it should be in line with the real situation. All registration fees are spent on the further development of the awards.


Requirement
- The plan needs to be fully presented on up to 12 A2 drawings of longitudinal layout, with 300dpi and readable labels (8 mm margin), and within 10M. The unified format for submission is JPG, and each drawing size does not exceed 10MB;

- The registration number must be marked in the upper right corner of the drawing. Its required font is Arial and the font size is 20. You should name your submission according to the design category,such as Architectural design, landscape design, urban design, product design, public art, etc. The naming format of the drawings follows the rule of “registration number-design category -01/02/03/04...";

- Language used in Work Introduction: Bilingual languages (Chinese-English) or English only;

- The language used in drawings: Bilingual language version (Chinese-English) is the best, and the native language of the participants is also accepted, but the key parts are recommended to be marked in English;

- Do not disclose personal information, including name, University, etc., in all drawings and captions. Anyone who discloses personal information will be disqualified;

- The model or the real object can be displayed through photos, and its uploading requirements are consistent with that of the proposal;

- The cover of the work needs to be uploaded. The cover is a single rendering of the work, and the size is 1045×654, 72dpi, within 500KB.


AWARD

1. World Campus Masters
The Champion of WCM 2021 will be selected separately from six design fields (6 Winners in total) and will gain:RMB 3,000(before tax);3 days homepage display on designverse (within 24 months after the award is announced, it will be invalid after expiration);Award certificate

Top 3 of WCM 2021 will be selected separately from six design fields (18 Winners in total) and will gain: Award certificate
The shortlists of the WCM will gain:Shortlist certificate

2. SCHÜLLER GreenImagination Golden Awards
SCHÜLLER GreenImagination Golden Awards, in the name of SCHÜLLER, a German cabinet brand, is an annual award specifically set for World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2021.

This award, formulated by SCHÜLLER KITCHEN and Young Bird Plan, aims at encouraging young designers to pay attention to the design principle of sustainable development. How to balance the relations of natural ecology and products is a difficult problem that cannot be ignored. We hope that by this award, all of the fresh inspirations from various fields will weave together here. It will break boundaries and give a creative thought on sustainable design in future, devoting to guarding the environment and developing the sustainability. The target design is of simplicity, but not simple, with focus on natural ecology, creative and aesthetic.

Participants:
Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Architecture, Urban Design, Landcape Design, Interior Design, Industry Design, Public Art, etc. are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.

Registration Method:
1. Click the competition page of WCM pragram and then register to sign up the competition.
2. Submit your completed graduation design work.
3. Apply for this award by email. Email Title: Apply for SCHÜLLER GreenImagination Golden Awards; Email Content: Creator's CV+Registration Code; Email your application to: [email protected]

Evaluation:
The brand enterprise will select Top 30 and Top 3 from all of the submitted works.
The final winners of Top 3 will gain a creative prize of RMB 3,000(before tax) .
Winners of Top 30 will gain a shopping bag provided by SCHÜLLER.

3. Jiaxing Planning & Design Research Institute Co., Ltd. Intern Positions
Jiaxing Planning & Design Research Institute Co., Ltd. participated in World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2021, with focus on works in fields of architecture, landscape and urban design. It provides intern opportunities to young generation designers, and aims at pushing young designers to meet the requirements of the society by persistently learning and renewing their knowledge and skills.

Participants
Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Architecture, Urban Design, Landscape Design are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.

Registration Method:
1. Click the competition page of WCM pragram and then register to sign up the competition.
2. Submit your completed graduation design work.
3. Apply for this award by email. Email Subject: WCM 2021 Apply for Positions of Jiaxing Planning & Design Research Institute Co., Ltd.; Email Content: Creator's CV+Registration Code; Email your application to: [email protected]

Job Openings: Jiaxing Planning & Design Research Institute Co., Ltd. provides positions as follows:
Urban Design: three intern positions for urban planning, traffic planning, land planning.
Landscape: one intern position for landscape architecture.
Architecture: one intern position for schematic design.


4. HAY Interior Design Award
HAY Interior Design Award, in the name of HAY , a danish contemporary design brand, is an annual award specifically set for World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2021.

This award, formulated by HAY and Young Bird Plan, to encourage young designers to focus on the relationship between interior design and home furnishing products, and to explore the diversity and extension of space with the products—— from the expression of the design language, from the exploration of the color dimension, from the study of the functional application. By taking this opportunity, we hope to bring more possibilities for the current home office situation and provide original and creative design concepts for the market and consumers.

Participants:
Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Interior Design are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.

Registration Method:
1. Click the competition page of WCM pragram and then register to sign up the competition.
2. Submit your completed graduation design work.
3. Apply for this award by email. Email Title: WCM 2021 Apply for HAY Interior Design Award; Email Content: Creator's CV+Registration Code; Email your application to: [email protected]

Evaluation:
The brand enterprise will select Top 30, Top 3 and champion from all of the submitted works.
The champion: 5000 RMB HAY products
Top3 winners: HAY Bowler Table
Top30 winners: HAY Lup & HAY Block Notes


5. Tea Natural Product Design Innovative Award
Tea Natural Product Design Innovative Award, in the name of Tea Natural, a leading innovative tea drinking brand for girls, is an annual award specifically set for World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2021.

This award, set by Tea Natural,the leading innovative tea drinking brand for girls, and Young Bird Plan, aims at encouraging young designers to design products with originality and enhance happiness in life by their professional power and innovative thinking.

Participants:
Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Product Design are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.

Registration Method:
1. Click the competition page of WCM pragram and then register to sign up the competition.
2. Submit your completed graduation design work.
3. Apply for this award by email. Email Title: WCM 2021 Apply for Tea Natural Product Design Innovative Award; Email Content: Creator's CV+Registration Code; Email your application to: [email protected]

Evaluation:
The brand enterprise will select Top 30, Top 3 and champion from all of the submitted works.
The champion (1 team): 2000 RMB and 1 set of Tea Natural's whole series of products - T1, T2, T3, T5
Top3 winners (2 teams): 1000 RMB and 1 set of Tea Natural's whole series of products - T1, T2, T3, T5
Top30 winners (27 teams): 1 set of Tea Natural's whole series of products - T1, T2, T3, T5


6. XKool Tech Digital Architecture Innovative Award
XKool Tech Digital Architecture Innovative Award, in the name of XKool Tech, a pioneer of empowering the architecture design industry by AI, is an annual award specifically set for World Campus Masters Selective Graduation Design Program 2021.

This award, set by XKool Tech, a pioneer of empowering the architecture design industry by AI, and Young Bird Plan, aims at encouraging young architects to focus on information technology such as BIM and cloud computing, big data, AI, etc. and hold discussions on the integration of architecture and scientific technology as well as interpret new spirit of transboundary breakthrough and smart cooperation in the design. By taking this opportunity, XKool Tech hopes to excavate the youngster's inspiration, accelerate the innovative development of the design tool in the industry, and empower Building Industry with AI.

Participants:
Designers who graduated between 2017 and 2021 and major in Architecture Design are welcome to participate, including undergraduates and post-graduates within 5 calendar years after the current competition launched. Both individuals and teams can participate in WCM Program and the submission is your completed graduation design works.

Registration Method:
1. Click the competition page of WCM pragram and then register to sign up the competition.
2. Submit your completed graduation design work.
3. Apply for this award by email. Email Title: WCM 2021 Apply for XKool Tech Digital Architecture Innovative Award; Email Content: Creator's CV+Registration Code; Email your application to: [email protected]

Evaluation:
The brand enterprise will select shortlist prize, Top 3 and champion from all of the submitted works.
The champion (1 winner): VVIP seat of XKool New Product Launch Event (including 1 domestic round-trip flight ticket); 60 days use of XKool's smart design cloud platform; internship opportunity of XKool
Runner-up (1 winner): VVIP seat of XKool New Product Launch Event (including 1 domestic round-trip flight ticket); 30 days use of XKool's smart design cloud platform
Second Runner-up (1 winner): VVIP seat of XKool New Product Launch Event; 10 days use of XKool's smart design cloud platform
Shortlist Prize (10 winners): 1 copy of Architects' Guide to AI published by XKool


COPYRIGHT
In accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the State, all participants who take the initiative to participate in this contest are deemed to have made the following irrevocable declaration regarding the copyright ownership of their submitted works:

1. Original statement
The submitted work must be an original work of the entrant and must not infringe any patent rights, copyrights, trademarks and other legal intellectual property rights of any third party. Once the non-original work is verified, the organizer has the right to immediately disqualify related entrant from the competition, being shortlisted, and receiving funding and take back the subsidy funds and materials. In addition, the organizer still has the right to reserve the right to pursue legal liability in case of economic loss as a result of his or her dishonesty. For example, If the organizer is sued or has other losses for this reason, the organizer has the right to claim full compensation from the participant. If the organizer has paid in advance, it has the right to recover all direct and indirect losses from the participants (including and not limited to attorney fees, legal fees, preservation fees, appraisal fees, notarization fees, etc.).

2. Agree to the statement
This competition adopts online-voting method, the upload of work indicates that the entrant agrees to authorize the organizer to onymously or anonymously display the work for the purpose of the launch of the competition, as well as the evaluation method of the competition. Before submitting the work, the participants have carefully read all the terms and fully understand and agree. The jury of this competition has the final decision on the results of all the winning works.

 

cash prize award: $ 4,857.00 USD