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2019 Tongji International Construction Festival

 

From June 3rd to June 9th, 2019 Tongji International Construction Festival was held at Tongji University in Shanghai.

 

This festival is an annual event which is aimed for inspiring young students’ creative potential, and to discover and foster design talents of imagination and innovative spirit.

 

Participants consist of 16 teams of freshmen from Tongji University. 20 teams from

 

other architecture schools in Chinese universities; 13 teams from abroad. In total 49 pavilions were constructed.

 

 


Advising Institution: Chinese National Supervision Committee of Higher Architecture


Education


Organizer: College of Architecture and Urban Planning, Tongji University


Sponsor: Shanghai Fengyuzhu Exhibition Co., Ltd

 


 

 


49 teams, each team contains 1 tutor and 6 freshman students.


16 teams from Tongji University, they are:


College of Architecture and Urban Planning, 12 teams


College of Civil Engineering, 1team


College of Design and Innovation, 1 team


College of Art and Media, 1 team


Zhejiang College, 1 team


 

 

20 teams from other architecture schools in Chinese universities, they are:

 

Tsinghua University

 

Southeast University

 

Tianjin University

 

South China University of Technology

 

Chongqing University

 

Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology

 

Harbin Institute of Technology

 

Shenyang University of Architecture

 

Hunan University

 

大学建筑与城市划学院TONGJI UNIVERSITY -CAUP

 

Central Academy of Fine Arts

 

Dalian University of Technology

 

Hefei University of Technology

 

Kunming University of Science and Technology

 

Shenzhen University

 

Beijing University of Architecture

 

Changan University

 

Shanghai Jiaotong University

 

Shanghai University

 

Feng Chia University (Taiwan)

 

Chaoyang University of Technology (Taiwan)

 

 

 

13 teams from other architecture schools overseas, they are:

 

Ecole Nationale Supérieure d'Architecture de Versailles (France)

 

Georgia Institute of Technology (USA)

 

McGill University (Canada)

 

Pusan National University (South Korea)

 

Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Spain)

 

Technische Universität Graz (Austria)

 

Università IUAV di Venezia (Italy)

 

Kyushu University (Japan)

 

University of Melbourne (Australia)

 

Politecnico di Milano (Italy)

 

University of Dundee (UK)

 

Leibniz University (Germany)

 

COMSAT University (Pakistan)

 

 

 

 

 

Schedule;

 

June 6th 09:00 - 10:00

 

Announcement of the brief

 

Participants: All team members

 

Venue: Bell Hall, CAUP

 

 

June 6th - 7th 08:30 - 16:30

 

Prefabricating

 

Participants: All team members

 

Venue: C, D buildings, CAUP

 

 

June 8th

 

08:30-09:00 opening ceremony, issuing of construction permit

 

09:00-17:00 8 hours of on-site construction (Students)

 

17:00-18:00 completion ceremony

 

18:00-22:00 review (the jury)

 

 

June 9th

 

08:00-09:00 site clean-up

 

09:00-10:00 the Awarding Ceremony

 

 

 

Main construction materials:

5mm plastic polypropylene sheet + nylon screw

 

All materials will be provides by the organization.

 

No other materials are allowed to bring to the site.

 

Organizing Committee of Tongji Construction Festival

 

College of Architecture and Urban Planning

 

 

 

 

 

  

6 students from Kyushu University participated this festival

and they constructed the building with movable ceilings and windows.

Not only they could won the third prize

but also had a valuable experiences

and even more they got precious international friends through this program.