Design Competition

UBRICA FOOD, LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT

 DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY, NYERI, KENYA

UBRICA FOOD, LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT at Dedan Kimathi University, Nyeri County, Kenya, will involve a design competition aimed at generating designs to build iconic physical infrastructure for UBRICA ONE project (see masterplan HERE), to make it a world-class medical tourist destination and center for excellence in biomedical industrial manufacturing for Africa.

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This competition targets the participation of students all over the world who are currently enrolled in architecture, engineering, landscape architecture, and construction science, urban planning, interior design, computer science, mathematics, and geography, public health and medicine. The students are encouraged to work in multidisciplinary teams.

UBRICA design competition will encourage university students to use creative thinking skills to solve information technology, engineering and architectural, and medical and health care problems. It also raises interest among young people in exploring and exploiting the potential within them and using it to improve development patterns, raising awareness on the need to create better communities and need for multidisciplinary solutions to grand challenges in global health.

The most comprehensive design will be informed by latest knowledge in computer science and information technology, engineering, architecture and design to solve a grand challenge in global health.

Jury

The judges for the UBRICA ONE Infrastructure Design Competition will be selected each representing the various disciplines in the competition. Since the design competition will be international, gender balance and regional balance will be taken into consideration while selecting the jury. The judges will be expected to examine and evaluate the designs submitted by the participants and recommend which ones should be selected.

The jury will be composed of outstanding individuals in the following fields: engineering, computer science, architecture, landscape architecture, urban planning, interior design, medical care, public health, and representatives from different sponsors, consultants from other relevant fields, researchers, scholars and academicians in the fields of engineering, computer science, architecture and biomedicine.

By accepting the position, a judge agrees to abide by the rules of the competition and pledge to:

  • Have no contact with any of the competitors. 
  • Devote fully to the task of evaluating entries on the days established for judging.
  • Respect and maintain the anonymity of the submissions, when anonymity is a part of the requirements. 
  • Submit a report explaining their decisions.
  • Make every effort to arrive at a consensus regarding the selection of winners.
  • Refrain from interjecting considerations in addition to or contrary to those specifically described in the program.
  • Abide by the requirements of the competition program in evaluating the competitors’ entries.

Eligibility

This design competition is open to university students from all over the world. We encourage participants to work in multidisciplinary teams that combine as many disciplines as possible, architecture, engineering, computer science, urban planning, interior design, landscape architecture, finance, construction management and health sciences.

All entries must be submitted online.

SUBMIT YOUR WORK HERE

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Select the appropriate track on the Submission Form as: Physical Infrastructure Design Competition.

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Conference Information

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE ONE-HEALTH COMMUNITIES



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PLENARY / ENTERPRISE DESIGN SESSIONS / ARCH. DESIGN COMPETITION / SCIENCE & TECH COMPETITION / EXPO

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UBRICA FOOD, LIFE SCIENCE AND HEALTH INDUSTRY SUMMIT

MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018 – WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2018, DEDAN KIMATHI UNIVERSITY, NYERI, KENYA

IN HONOUR AND LIVING MEMORY OF LIFE, WORK AND VISION OF THE DEPARTED GOVERNOR OF NYERI COUNTY, HIS EXCELLENCY, WAHOME GAKURU, PhD

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