Busan Tower Competition, Skyscraper Architecture Contest Korea, Yongdusan Park

Busan Tower Competition

Korea Architectural Contest – international search for a skyscraper design concept

22 May + 22 Apr + 3 Mar 2014

Busan Tower Design Competition

International competition for (re)modeling Busan Tower of Yongdusan Park in Busan, Republic of Korea

Mar 24, 2014 registration deadline
May 23, 2014 submission deadline


International Design Competition is announced to remodel Busan Tower to a hot place in the world as the center of history, culture and tourism by resurfacing the history and symbol of Busan Tower and encouraging the improvement of the citizen access, the public function, and the activation of the old downtown through the remodeling based on architectural conservation and utilization for Busan Tower prototype of architectural landmark in Busan.

Federation of Korean Industries Tower, korea by ESD + Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture, for illustration purposes only:
FKI Tower Seoul 1

Introduction & Schedule

Remodeling Area (Busan Tower and additional facilities)
– 4,283.56m2 (Busan Tower Height 120m)

Project Location
– 1-2 Yongdusan-gil, Jung-gu, Busan, Korea

Total Construction Cost
– 15 billion won(about 15 million us dollars)

Working Scope
– Remodeling and expansion of the observation deck and additional facilities
– Remodeling of the observation deck by improving the outside structure
– Nightscape design in terms of city scale

Competition Method
– International Design Competition(Professional)

– Applicants shouldn’t have disqualifications of Certified
Architects Act as well as being a registered architect
and reporting the relevant business by the Act.

– 1st Place (1 Entry) 30,000 US dollars + priority negotiation design right
– 2nd Place (1 Entry) 10,000 US dollars
– 3rd Place (1 Entry) 5,000 US dollars
– Honorary Mention (5 Entries)

– Date: From March 3(Mon), 2014 to March 24(Mon), 2014
– Method : Fill out the Form in the website www.bstcompetiion.org

Competition Schedule
– Announcement : February 26(Wed), 2014
– Registration : March 3(Mon), 2014 – March 24(Mon), 2014
– Q & A : March 25(Tue), 2014 – April 9(Tue), 2014
– Entry Submission: May 23(Fri), 2014 18:00(GMT+9)
– Announcement of Winners : May 30(Fri), 201

Contact & Website
– Address: 602-3, Design Center Busan, Centum-dong 57,
Haeundae-gu, Busan, Korea
– E-mail: bstower(at)bstcompetition.org

– Busan Metropolitan City
Competition Organizing Committee Organization
– Busan International Architectural Culture Festival

Busan Tower Competition images / information from Design Center Busan,

Location:Yongdusan Park, Busan ‘

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