Sustain-a-City: An Urban Innovation Challenge
Did you know…
Cities cover only 2 per cent of the world’s surface and are home to slightly over half of the world’s population. Yet they consume a disproportionate 78 per cent of the world’s energy, and produce over 70 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions.
What would a sustainable, net-zero city look like?
We’re looking for innovative solutions around these themes:
Sustain-a-City: An Urban Innovation Challenge is open to all registered students between 18-25 years old (as of registration date). Grab your friends, form a team of up to 3 and register before 5 April 2023!
Sunset in downtown Helsinki. Image credit: Julius Jansson on Unsplash
The competition is organised by Temasek Ecosperity’s platform, in partnership with Arkki. Participants will attend 3 virtual design workshops this April 2023 conducted by Arkki’s Design and Creative Coaches. That’s not all. Our coaches will also engage your team with 1-on-1 coaching sessions to guide all of you towards a successful submission.
Meet Our Coaches
Stuti is an experienced designer and educator who is passionate about purposeful experiences, sustainability and innovating creative spaces to address people and business needs through a user centric and empathetic design approach. Stuti aspires to educate young minds to think creatively about bringing balance, rhythm and flow to environments that unite communities to live in harmony.
Dhanen is a T-skilled designer with more than two decades of cross-functional work experience, including landscape designing and teaching at institutes of higher learning. An enthusiast in urban agriculture and green design, Dhanen is a proponent of the circular economy. He is eager to exchange his professional philosophy, creative insights and design mastery with the community, and together explore the wonders of our natural and built environment.
Tirza is a registered architect and comes with more than five years of experience as a project architect. She enjoys interacting with children and has experience teaching children in different settings - from one-on-one tutoring to group management of young children. As a mother and an architect, Tirza loves that architecture is now being used as a tool to teach and encourage creative thinking.
Farhan majors in Environmental Design and advocates the establishment of harmony between architecture and the landscape. His passion in exploring sensible, people-oriented and practical spaces and designs led him to diverse project participation including the Chambok Eco-Village project and the Challenge for the Urban and Built Environment (CUBE).
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See you at the competition!
Registration closes on 5 April 2023.For more information on timeline and terms and conditions, visit www.ecosperity.sg/sustain-a-city or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.