IFHP_London_Conference_LogoThe Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) and the International Federation for Housing and Planning (IFHP) are announcing a Student Competition in combination with their Centenary Congress in June 2013 in London. For this competition students are asked to engage with the Town and Country Planning Association’s re-imagined Garden City Principles to deliver a sustainable community in the context of four critical social pressures faced by today’s society.

The Challenge: Create a vision (model/masterplan/concept) of a place (parcel of land/development/community/city-scale) by re-imagining the garden city principles1 for the 21st Century. Demonstrate how your vision or proposal would make a significant contribution to meet the current urban challenges of:

  1. Creating healthy places while accommodating demographic change and migration
  2. Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  3. Engaging with economic, technological and industrial transformation
  4. Ensuring social justice

Deadline for entries: 08 April 2013

Eligibility criteria: Students only; all levels between (and including) high school and MA/MSc; from any discipline related to urban planning, urban design, architecture, landscape architecture, urban/social geography, sociology, anthropology, urban studies, environmental studies, engineering, traffic planning or related academic fields. Work created by individual students or students working in small groups (up to 6 people) will be accepted.

Further information and application: http://london2013.ifhp.org/