The Top 5 winners has been announced and their design are about to be built.

Release Time 2018年7月11日
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On the afternoon of July 6th, the forum with the theme of Village revitalization by Toilet Revolution was hosted by Suichang People’s Government, Young Bird Plan, and LeLiving, signifying the end of Young Bird Plan Suichang Neo-toilet International Design Competition. A total of some 150 international guests were invited, including renowned scholars, experts, representatives of government, village leaders, and professionals in tourism industry.

The forum

Mr. Hua Zhiwu, the Chairman of CPPCC of Suichang People’s Government, delivered his speech at first, “In recent years, in response to the call of ‘Toilet Revolution’ in China, Suichang People’s Government has been devoted to build enough, hygienic, practical, free, effective, and manageable toilets for the public. Until now, 82 washrooms have been spread across the tourist attractions, villages, and well-travelled routes. We aim to make contributions to livelihood projects and elevate the quality of people’s life.” He also highly praised the influence and achievements of this competition.

Mr. Hua Zhiwu delivered his speech

Isa Ye, Founder of Young Bird Plan, reflected this competition on behalf of the competition organizer, “We are lucky enough and pleasant to have the chance to cooperate with LeLiving, a platform that provides temporary residence and rich life experience to its members; and Suichang People’s Government. We three parties work together to launch this Neo-toilet Design Competition, hoping to make some contributions to urban development and village civilization. I’m expecting to see the Top 5 design to be constructed in Suichang.”

Isa Ye made her speech

Ms. Sun Peilian, Standing Committee Member of CPC Suichang County Committee, Party Committee Secretary of Suichang County Tourism Commission, then announced the Top 5 finalists of Young Bird Plan Suichang Neo-toilet International Design Competition and opened the Entry Intellectual Property Rights Handover Ceremony.

Ms. Sun Peilian announced the Top 5 finalists and the Champion

Mr. James Wei Ke, a famous Chinese American architect, was awarded the Mentor Appointment Letter by Ms. Sun Peilian

Top 5 Entries Intellectual Property Rights Handover Ceremony: Mr. Qiu Gensong, Director of Suichang County Tourism Commission, and Isa Ye, Founder of Young Bird Plan

Top 2 Entries Intellectual Property Rights Handover Ceremony: Mr. Sun Wuying, President of LeLiving, and Isa Ye, Founder of Young Bird Plan

This competition attracted 1131 designers from over 200 cities of 40 countries in the world. After two-month intense competition, Hanging Pavilion, Redefined Landscape, Terra Cotta Hut, The Scenery Underground and Concave-convex Restroom stand out from thousands of entries at length. And the five distinctive schemes will be built in Tea Plantation Village and other area of Suichang County in the following months.

Hanging Pavilion·Neo-Toilet/ Young Bird Plan 2018


Redefined Landscape·Neo-Toilet/ Young Bird Plan 2018

TERRA COTTA HUT·Neo-Toilet/ Young Bird Plan 2018

The Scenery Underground·Neo-Toilet/ Young Bird Plan 2018

Concave-convex Restroom·Neo-Toilet/ Young Bird Plan 2018


 

Suichang is making good progress towards the Toilet Revolution Initiative. In the forum, scholars and experts made keynote speeches on different topics, which are thought evoking, such as the toilet hygiene variations over the last 18 years, development ideas about village revitalization, etc.

Jack Sim, Founder of World Toilet Organization, made a speech on the topic of “Everybody’s Business”

Mr. Changjiang Yu, Resident Professor and Executive Dean of School of Humanities and Social Sciences in Peking University Shenzhen Graduate School, made a speech on the topic of “Countryside and Future”

Mr. Ning Ou, famous Curator, Director, Publisher, Founder of the Bishan Commune, made a speech on the topic of “Cultural Growth and Local Development”

Mr. Sun Wuying, President of LeLiving, and Isa Ye, made a speech on the topic of “LeLiving’s Practices of Revitalizing Villages from the Perspective of Toilet Revolution”

During the panel discussion, Qiu Gensong, Director of Suichang County Tourism Commission, remarked that “the year of 2018 marks the beginning of implementing new three-year action plan of Toilet Revolution. And Suichang County will continue to build and reconstruct 48 tourist restrooms through the mentioned policy in the following three years while consolidating earlier achievements. Toilet revolution will be applied to the public and promoted from city center to rural area, which is the most important task at present. We aim to concern every tiny aspects of people’s livelihood and further create sound atmosphere of civilized tourism in Suichang.”

“Village revitalization by Toilet Revolution in Suichang” Forum

– AND MORE –

Group photo of guests, jury members and the mentor

The Jury members discussed with each other

The jury carefully watched the summary report of this competition

The jury carefully watched the summary report of this competition

Citizens took photos of the Work Exhibition of Young Bird Plan Suichang Neo-toilet International Design Competition

Citizens were attracted by the Work Exhibition

Citizens discussed about the Work Exhibition

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2018 Matrix Modular Office Furniture System Design Competition is coming soon.