AIM competition challenge

Most of the capital intervention we see in the countryside today is accommodation combined with experience,

The considering condition that intervenes mostly also is travel destination, life experience and so on.

This names such as the moon village, yuanjia village, xueshan village,are familiar to all of us,but it Just 5% of Chinese countryside.

As an architect, we invite you to explore together from the perspective of architecture:

What is the public space belonging to the local residents?

What is a public space suitable for the integration of foreign residents and indigenous people?

This time we chose three Spaces: library, homestay and vegetable market to explore the relationship between space and people.

An architectural space, a merging behavior, a common pattern.

When two groups communicate, we expect a "collision of equals."In the set space, conduct a fusion, A village melt.

Regional overview

When it comes to hot springs in kunming, it must be anning. Anning hot spring, known as bi yu quan in ancient times, spring on the mountainside, like a jade belt to run the mountains, is famous as "the first soup in the world". Jinfang street is located in the southeast and one of the city center of anning, anning is 30 kilometers away from kunming, which has better geographical location and advantages. Dianju village belongs to siyi village committee of jinfang sub-district office, which is located in mid-levels district. Located in the 15-minute traffic radiation circle of anning city, the village south to 203 township road and new south ring road (under construction), the traffic is very convenient.

As a key project of jinfang sub-district's 12th five-year plan, agricultural eco-tourism and sightseeing road runs through Dianju village. According to the industrial planning pattern of "one village, one product, one characteristic", the Dianju village team is focusing on large-scale planting. The village owns 2300 mu of forest land, including 2143 mu of natural forest land, 157 mu of economic fruit land such as red pear land, 0.6 mu of economic fruit land per capita, and nearly 200 mu of vegetable plantation. Now it is planning to plant shallow lotus root with ornamental and high economic value along the tourist road, gradually forming a contiguous landscape line.

Meanwhile, gudeyi village, jinfang street, anning city, has successfully obtained the trademark of anning warped green onion geographical indication. It will build a base of leisure food featured in the landscape of mantis river, centering on historical stories such as salt-roasted duck with warped green onion as supplementary ingredients, mantis river fish, dry-pan chicken and so on. In the future, anning jinfang will combine the local characteristics of kunming to form a multi-format short-distance travel gathering place with village as the main and culture as the auxiliary, attracting more and more returning young people, artists and living families.

AIM competition schedule


Design site





Gao Lu Dong

Famous architect


He wei

Associate professor of School of Architecture, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, Founding Principal, 3andwich Design


Xiang Nan

Bachelor and master of architecture in southeast university; master of architecture in Princeton university; preside over architect of Bengo Studio


Sun Jun

Vice chairman of urban and rural planning committee of China urban and rural promotion association, initiator of Beijing green cross, general consultant, leading figure of China's rural construction, founder of China's local planning and design school


Ray Jin

Founder of REDe Architects, Co-founder of Yard Seclusion

Competition requirements

Comply with relevant design specifications,has complete architectural functions,Respect the rural environment.

Entry requirements

This design competition is open to relevant professionals nationwide, and there is no professional group.

Insiders are not limited to units, individuals can participate in own name.tudents can participate individually or in groups. There is no limit to the number of members in each group.

Registration way

Register on the AIM website and fill in the registration form,so you can participate the competition.

Submission requirements

The submitted content includes

1. A1 size (841MMx594MM) design scheme, layout and composition regardless.

Program contents include but are not limited to:

1) general plan

2) building plans, elevations, sections

3) effect diagram and analysis diagram

4) design concept diagram

5) economic and technical indicators

6) Other picture materials that can fully express the design idea

2.The final designed drawing file shall be submitted in JPG format with an accuracy not less than 300dpi

3.Please submit the sketch, working photos and other documents of the creation process at the same time (the pictures are in JPG format with an accuracy of no less than 150dpi).

4.Participants should express their works according to the content of the competition. The form is not limited and the scale of the drawings is self-determined.

5.One copy of WORD format design on A4 paper of no more than 500 words.

6.Information about the participant (team), including name, address, telephone number or Wechat, email address, employer, recent photo, etc

Optional submission

Video (2-4 minutes): In order to make the work better and better, you can submit a short video, including the team members' debut, combined with the exhibition board to describe the design concept of the work, the format is not limited, the video format is MPEG, MP4, AVI optimal.

Participants can submit their results on July 7, 2019 – September 1 , 2019.

Copyright notice

Before submitting your work, please read the following clauses carefully, fully understand and agree with them.

According to the relevant laws and regulations of the state, the sponsor considers that the "contestants" or "authors" who voluntarily submit works have made the following irrevocable declarations on the copyright ownership of the submitted works:

1、Original statement

The entry is the original work of the entrant and doesn’t infringe any patent, copyright, trademark right or other intellectual property right of any other person. The work has not been published in newspapers, magazines, websites and other media, has not applied for patent or registered copyright, has not participated in other competitions, and has not entered into commercial channels in any form. The participant guarantees that his/her work will not be used in other design competitions or transferred to other parties. Otherwise, the organizer will cancel its qualification to participate in the competition, to be shortlisted and to win the prize, and reserve the right to pursue legal liability.

2、Intellectual property attribution of the submitted works

The authors have the copyrights of the entries, while the contest sponsor and the title enterprises can exercise other copyright rights other than the author's right of authorship, including but not limited to re-design, use, reproduction, production, display, publishing and publicity for the competition works free of charge. The contest sponsor and title enterprises have the right to show and promote all entries. Without authorization, any other unit and individual shall not conduct transfer, reproduction, reproduction, dissemination and excerpt of the work in any form.


  • Q: Any qualification for participants?

    A: No qualification requirement or age limit. All species from all universes are welcome to participate.

  • Q: Is team entry allowed? Limit on the number of team members?

    A: Team entry is allowed. No limit on the size of the team. But the amount of award is fixed for each winning entry. So optimize your own team size.

  • Q: Language requirement on the entry?

    A: Chinese and English bilingual or English only.

  • Q: What is the deadline based on? Beijing time or U.S. Eastern time?

    A: Beijing time. But we can make it EST if you REALLY want another 12 extra hours to work on it.

  • Q: Is there a cost to enter this competition?

    A: There are no registration fees. Participation is free.


| Sponsor |

Jinfang sub-district office

Yunnan Xiangli Agriculture and tourism development co.LTD

| Host |

AIM International Design Competition

SMART Integrated Resorts Industry Platform

| Co-organizer |

The village committees of Siyi,Qianhu and tongxian

| Cooperative Team |

Tsinghua University Cultural and Creative Development Research Institute, Taiwan Cultural and Creative Industry Alliance Association, Shicui,camping world, Love Driving media, fortune, , college of knowledge,Specialized agricultural and farmer cooperatives of Dianju and Fangju,Fruit and vegetable professional cooperative of Guyi, professional cooperative of Ouran encounter,yunnan university’s Institute of cultural development, the ancient oil.

| Supporting media |

There are about 20 key portal website such as Architectural creation,Design competition,Design tales,Sina design,NetEase design,the Youth construction,archrace,Nissin architecture,ikuku,Hi design,design of state,Changdu APP,Tencent,NetEase,Soho,Phoenix net,Xinhua net,People’s .com,and so on;zaker,Toutiao,Kankan news,Yunnan net,Baidu