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Silver Romance Design Competition in Linwei District, Weinan

Organized by AIM-COMPETITION

Silver Romance Design Competition  in Linwei District, Weinan18 days left to enter
  • OrganizerAIM-COMPETITION
  • CategoryDesign/Architecture
  • PrizeCash
  • RegionGlobal
  • EligibilityOpen to everyone
  • Deadline2020-09-01
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The first track——Design and renovation of space aimed at better meeting the needs of the elderly:First Prize 1 RMB 100,000;Second Prize 1 RMB 50,000;Third Prize 1 RMB 30,000 The second track——Design of products for the elderly:First Prize 1 RMB 100,000;Second Prize 1 RMB 50,000;Third Prize 1 RMB 30,000;Nominee Awards 10 RMB 2,000 The third track——Recruitment of old-age IP operation:First Prize 1 RMB 100,000;Second Prize 1 RMB 50,000;Third Prize 1 RMB 30,000

Silver economy, as an industry of production, distribution and consumption of goods and services for senior citizens, the demand of which becomes more detailed and professional over the years. Not only does the silver economy serve the ageing people, but it also carries the vision of “a better life”. The silver industry involves diverse consumption sectors, such as social entertainment, health care, physical therapy, leisure tourism, space design and technology application. These economic activities hasten industrial integration and upgrading, bring more possibilities to the urban economic and cultural development. Beautiful andRichly-endowed Linwei Linwei District in Weinan city, is a crucial historical town in the Guanzhong Plain, known as the “Road for three Qin and thoroughfare for eight provinces”. This is a fertile cultural land with a long history. Many celebrated figures including the poet Bai, Juyi, militarist Zhang,Renyuan and the famous minister in the Northern Song Dynasty, Kou, Zhun left their stories on this land. Since Ming Dynasty (14th century), Linwei has been an important trade town. This is a vital place of innovation, with the traditional crafts and modern industry intertwined and blended. Qinyuanblack-pottery, Qiaoniang straw plaited articles, handwoven cloth, cloth shoes are entailing the old but practical skill inheritance. Military Expo Park, Aerospace Ecological park, Grape Industrial Park are showing new signs of vitality of Linwei's eco-tourism. Linwei aims to become an elderly-friendly city, and forms its unique urban Intellectual Property (IP). AIM Challenges We all have been young and, we will grow old one day. In China, the population of the grey-hair elderlies is around 250 million; it is still on constant rise. Their demands for daily life and cultural experience becomes more diverse, which demonstrates great economic potential in the silver industry. “Design for the elderly” becomes one of the most important trends in the world.This time, AIM launches a design competition in Linwei, Weinansaturated with humanistic care and good vision. Focusing on the silver economy, there will be three tracks in this competition, referring to elderly-friendly space, product and service design respectively. AIM wants to gather collective intelligence and ideas, empowers Linwei to achieve its aim of Elderly-friendly City and Demonstration Region for Good Life. Design Type The first track——Design and renovation of space aimed at better meeting the needs of the elderly The second track——Design of products for the elderly The third track——Recruitment of old-age IP operation

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