Winners of the 2015 edition of Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents
The second edition of Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents (SZ+DAY), launched on 1st July 2015, revealed its winners.
SZ+DAY was held by the Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Office and the Shenzhen City of Design Promotion Association (SDPA) in association and cooperation with UNESCO Creative Cities Network. This year’s competition was themed “Transformation: the Mission of Design” and invited designers under 35 years old, and architects under 40 years old, to join in.
Coming from various design backgrounds, young designers submitted design entries ranging from product design to architectural design.
The winning team, Breathe Austria, won the grand award with its design for an environmental protection project. They also won the opportunity to display their works at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris in May 2016.
According to SDPA, the goal of the design award was to encourage global young designers to make contributions to create greener, more environmentally friendly and sustainable cities. The project also aims to encourage exchange between young talents from different countries, cooperation between creative cities, and the sharing of experiences and ideas for developing creative and cultural industries.