ULI Hines Student Competition – Asia Pacific
The competition has commenced and will run from 3 March – 3 April 2023.
The ULI Hines Student Competition—entering its 21st year in Americas — will be launched in Asia Pacific in 2023.
The competition offers final-year undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to form their own multidisciplinary teams and engage in a challenging exercise in developing a proposal for a site that reflects the responsible use of land in an effective creative, and sustainable way.
Teams of three to five students pursuing degrees in at least two different disciplines will have three weeks to propose a development programme for a real site in a large city in Asia Pacific.
Teams will provide a strategic overview, graphic boards and narratives of their proposals, including designs and market-feasible financial data.
The ULI Hines Student Competition Asia Pacific is open to final-year undergraduate and graduate students currently engaged with a university or similar Institution in the Asia Pacific region.
The ULI Hines Student Competition Asia Pacific is an ideas competition and be assessed as such. There is no expectation that anyone will apply the submitted schemes to the site.
Up to three teams will be shortlisted as finalists for the competition. Shortlisted finalists will present their proposals in a virtual forum on 20 April 2023. The winner will be announced on 28 April 2023.
All shortlisted finalists shall receive a one-year ULI student membership. The winning team will enjoy a fully paid trip – flight, accommodation and full-access ticket to the ULI Asia Pacific Summit in Singapore on 30 May – 1 June 2023. The winning team will be invited to present their winning piece during the Summit.
2023 Competition – Key Dates
Registration Period* | 25 October 2022 – 13 February 2023
Notification of Eligible Teams | 20 February 2023
Site Announced | 27 February 2023
Release of Competition Brief | 3 March 2023
Competition Period | 3 March – 3 April 2023
Finalists Announced | 13 April 2023
Virtual Finalist Presentation | 20 April 2023
Winner Announced | 28 April 2023
Winning Team to Join the ULI Asia Pacific Summit 2023 | 30 May – 1 June 2023
*Note: All entries are to be verified by the team’s sponsoring university or faculty.
The competition is part of the ULI’s ongoing effort to raise interest among young people in creating better communities, improving development patterns, and increasing awareness of the need for multidisciplinary solutions to development and design challenges.
Long-time ULI leader Gerald D. Hines, the founder of the Hines real estate organization, created the competition with a generous endowment after he received the ULI Prize for Visionaries in Urban Development in 2002.
At least 10,715 students on over 2,143 teams have participated in the competition since its first year in 2003, including 80 teams (400 students) who have made it to the finalist round. More than 1,000 real estate and design professionals have served as advisers to these teams. In 2022, 93 teams submitted entries from 48 schools. In 2003, the competition’s first year, 49 teams submitted entries from 22 schools.
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