Architects In Mission (AIM) recently revealed the winners of their 2013 “Post Earthquake Reconstruction” competition to rebuild Lushan County in Ya’an, Sichuan province, China, which was the epicenter of the deadly 6.6-magnitude earthquake on April 20, 2013. The province was also devastated by the major Sichuan earthquake in 2008.
With Snow Mountain village serving as this year’s competition base model, AIM had entrants develop the village’s master planning and new business models to stimulate local economic growth.
The following four teams were awarded as such:
- Architecture Renovation Award: Tianxiang Zhang/ Hai Xie/ Xiaoxu Yan/ Lin Yang (Tianjin University)
- Innovative Production Award: Pengwei Xing/ Wei Liu/Junhao Huang/ Yulong Li/ Puzhao Qiu/ Xiaotian Luo/ Chang Liu/ Wanyu Wu/ Jinhai Wu (South China University of Technology)
- Scenic Village Planning Award: Zhe Peng/ Zhenru Zhou/ Zhang Qu (Tsinghua University)
- Sustainable Development Award: Xiaoxiao Dong (Tsinghua University) /Yu Jing (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
Architecture Renovation Award: Tianxiang Zhang/ Hai Xie/ Xiaoxu Yan/ Lin Yang (Tianjin University)