1. DESIGN CONCEPT 20%
Project and program conception or problem statement
Good display of research
Ability to propose unique solutions to interesting design challenges
2. PLANNING & FUNCTIONALITY 20%
SITE & SPATIAL PLANNING / SENSITIVITY:
Creating a layout plan which is sensible to the contexts. Appropriate design and planning of individual spaces as suited to their specific needs, with an emphasis on anthropometric and ergonomic principles.
Design must be appropriate for their intended use and have a positive impact that benefits the community and the end user as a whole.
Portfolio of works demonstrate significant impact on contemporary life and living environment; have strong social value and significance; and are of national significance, iconic value AND inspire as well as a role model to others; actively contributes to nurturing the next generation; and contributes to the advancement of his/her design industry.
3. DESIGN INNOVATION 15%
Original and out of the box thinking
Innovative interventions that manifest new and forward-driven ways that look into creating solutions that interact emotionally, emphatically, socially and culturally.
4. SUSTAINABILITY & RELEVANCE 15%
Climate and site responsiveness
Optimized non-renewable resource use such as material, water, or energy
Life cycle consideration throughout design, construction, and building operation
Enhanced indoor environmental quality for people's health and well-being
5. AESTHETIC & VISUAL IMPACT 10%
Design which is aesthetically pleasing while considering the contexts, social, and cultural aspects.
6. COLOUR USAGE 10%
Creating balance between colours
Creative use of colours
7. THEME COMPATIBILITY & FORWARD THINKING 5%
Score based on theme compatibility, level of innovation, forward and critical thinking.
Design should convey a solution that is feasibly resulting in a positive impact to the design outcome.
8. DELIVERY & PRESENCE 5%
Student should display good clarity and energy with a creative and witty delivery.
Presentation should be cohesive with a strong display of understanding of the project with actions, visual aids, graphics and animations. Be creative, be you.