News from CCTV on June 27 (Reporter Fu Wenjie) On the 70th anniversary of the founding of New China, Century Plaza, one of Shanghai's urban landmarks, will welcome professional student representatives from more than 80 universities in the Yangtze River Delta region. Compete with young designers and make suggestions, so that youth wisdom can gather here and add color to the future of urban landmarks. This afternoon, the launching ceremony and press conference of the Shanghai Landmark Design Contest for Yangtze River Delta University students was held in Shanghai.
The theme of this competition is "Building a Dream of Shanghai · Imagination of Youth" and taking Nanjing East Road Century Plaza as the design object. Inviting college students from more than 80 colleges and universities in Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui to join outstanding young alumni and young designers in the field. Team up. The participating teams will comprehensively use the basic methods of urban design survey and contemporary advanced technology methods, and based on the historical context of the Shanghai city, propose a landmark design plan with the goal of optimizing regional functions, highlighting the spirit of the city, and inspiring the vitality of the city.
It is understood that in September 1999, Nanjing East Road Century Plaza was completed. It is located on the axis of Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, "China's First Street", and has played an important role in innovative business models and active urban life. Twenty years later, a group of "smart" youths in the Yangtze River Delta who are "building dreams of Shanghai youthful imagination" will gather in Shanghai to create a number of "first" Nanjing Road pedestrian streets in the history of the new China. Symbiotic renewal of the region, benchmarking the construction of Shanghai's international economic, financial, trade, shipping, and technological innovation center, shaping a global landmark that consolidates the character of the city, creating a living room of a socialist modern international metropolis, and forging Shanghai into an outstanding global city Contribute wisdom.
Professor Tongtong Sun from the School of Architecture and Urban Planning of Tongji University gave a detailed interpretation of the design task on behalf of the competition organizing committee. It is reported that the competition has formed an advisory review committee, inviting Professor Zheng Shiling, an academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the leader of the Chinese design team on Nanjing Road Pedestrian Street, as the director. Relevant experts are jointly recommended by Shanghai, Jiangsu, Zhejiang and Anhui provinces and one city and the event support unit, which mainly covers the fields of architectural design, urban planning, landscape environment, urban culture, and media communication. In addition, the competition also focused on media communication and social participation. The event support unit Shanghai Radio and Television will record and shoot the entire process of the game, and the top 5 team peak showdown will be recorded as a TV show and broadcast. Citizens can support their favorite Century Plaza design solutions through online voting and public review. At the end of October, the results of the competition will also be presented to the public in the form of "Yangtze River Delta University Students Shanghai Landmark Design Practice Exhibition".
The relevant person in charge of the Shanghai Municipal Committee of the Communist Party said that the competition will take the landmark design of Shanghai as a carrier, bring together the common wisdom of college students in the Yangtze River Delta, explore innovative models of urban micro-renewal, and fully demonstrate the important role of active youths in regional economic development We will continue to promote the formation of consensus among group organizations, and lead the majority of young people to join the upsurge of the integrated development of the Yangtze River Delta region and the construction of a socialist modern international metropolis.