Graduate students from CAUP won the second prize of Global Schindler Award 2015


The Global Schindler Award is an urban design competition open to students of architecture, landscape architecture, urban design and planning. 2015 is the first year that the former Schindler Award, active since 2003, has gone global as a partnership between Schindler Group and the ETH Zurich. The competition site this year is Shenzhen, The task of the GSA is to design a desirable and possible future for the city district Sungang Qingshuihe (SQ). Based on the concept “Designing the City as a Resource” and led by the key theme of mobility, the GSA requires a holistic approach to design.


The GSA 2015 received 280 competition entries submitted by students from around the world, 12 projects were nominated for prizes. ‘The Re-prodective City’ by Peng Cheng, Liu Tianzhu, Liu Mengbin from Urban planning department of CAUP won the second prize.


First Prize

The Invisible Revolution

Students: Daniel Ariza, Diego García Yagüe

Academic Supervision: Prof. Raimundo Bambó

School: Escuela de Ingeniería y Arquitectura Zaragoza, Spain


Second Prize

The Re-productive City

Students: Mengbin Liu, Tianzhu Liu, Cheng Peng

Academic Supervision: Prof. Jingsheng Li

School: Tongji University Shanghai, China


Third Prize

Neighborhood Logistics

Students: Matthieu Sabatier, Chen Zhang

Academic Supervision: Fred Guillaud

School: École Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture de Grenoble, France