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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


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




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)








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




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.