TRANSEAT – THE MRT PUTRAJAYA LINE UNDERGROUND STATIONS BENCH DESIGN COMPETITION

Here is the chance for you to be part of the Klang Valley MRT Project! Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd would like you to become the designer of the benches of the eight underground stations of the MRT Putrajaya Line (formerly known as the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line).

TRANSEAT – The MRT Putrajaya Line Underground Station Bench Design Competition gives you the golden opportunity to put your creative abilities to good use where the winning design will be seen and enjoyed by thousands of commuters of the MRT Putrajaya Line when the underground stations open in January 2023.

The competition is organised and run by MRT Corp with the Majlis Rekabentuk Malaysia (MRM) as the Collaborator, and the Persatuan Pereka Perindustrian Malaysia (PEREKA) as the Supporter.

Submission Details

Stage One

Email

Submissions will be sent using the Entry Form via email to transeat@mymrt.com.my

Image_Board

1 x A1-sized image board in PDF

A3

1 x A3-sized report in landscape orientation in PDF

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1 x compressed
soft copy files

    • Submissions should be sent using the Entry Form via email to transeat@mymrt.com.my
    • 1 X A1-sized image board in PDF containing:
      • 3D views
      • Design statement summary
      • Plan, elevations and sections (1: 10 scale) with dimensions
      • Material specifications
      • Additional drawings of special features and/or blow-up details if present
    • 1 x A3-sized report in landscape orientation in PDF containing:
      • Page 1: One 3D overall view
      • Page 2: Design Statement – written description of the bench design proposal demonstrating how it complements with the station architectural design concept, identity theme and colour, artistic approach and aesthetic appeal
      • Page 3: 3D views
      • Page 4: Plans, top views and elevations from all four sides with dimensions
      • Page 5: Additional drawings (to scale) with description of special features and/or blow-up details
      • Page 6: Technical details – materials, finishing, ergonomics, construction technique, colours, etc.
      • Page 7: Estimated preliminary cost of fabrication
    • 1 X compressed softcopy files containing:
      • PDF file of A1 – sized image board
      • PDF file of A3 – sized report
      • High-resolution image files of all 3D views used in the submission
Stage Two

PDF

Submission in soft copy file

Working Model

1 x 3D working model

    • Submission in soft copy file to MRT for printing
    • 1 X 3D working model (1:5 scale model)

Prizes

Grand Prize

First

RM10,000

(First Place)

Consolation Prize

Second

RM7,000

(First runner-up)

Consolation Prize

third

RM5,000

(Second runner-up)

Special Prize

Special

RM5,000

(Best submission by student)

Timeline

Period

Competition Period

1 June 2020 – 31 July 2020

Evaluation Stages

Evaluation Stages:

Stage One: August 2020

Stage Two: October 2020

Announcement Winners

Announcement of Winners

November 2020

Evaluation Stages

Stage One
  • Judging Process: Top 10 submissions with highest score will be shortlisted for Stage Two evaluation.
  • Judging Criteria
    • Compliance to submission requirements and design requirements
    • Concept and design innovation
    • Design functionality
    • Vandalism prevention ideas
Stage Two
  • Judging Process: Evaluation is based on 3D model
  • Judging Criteria:
    • Concept and design innovation
    • Design functionality
    • Vandalism prevention ideas
    • Cost effectiveness