2008 is becoming a year of mega events. UIA Congress in this month, World Architecture Festival in November. And here comes another one…. Seoul Design Olympiad 2008. ArchSociety got to know about this event lately. However, it seems Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 is going to be another mega event of architecture of this year in almost the whole month of October.
As they say,
“Seoul Design Olympiad 2008 is a world design festival organized to enhance and promote Seoul as the center of world design, in line with its designation as the World Design Capital 2010. With Seoul as the first officially designated city as a World Design Capital, Seoul Design Olympiad is an international design festival in line with its status that's organized with the aim of cultural enrichment and promoting the quality of people's lives through design.”
This event is hosting a lot of activities. Few design competitions which starts with the abstract submission for the conference. Lots of exhibitions, lecture sessions and various competitions are packed in the schedule starting from 10th October to 30th October 2008.
Abstract Submission Deadline: July 24, 2008 (online registration and submission)
Visit: http://sdo.seoul.go.kr/eng/index.php to know more.
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