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GIGA Material Challenge: 2016 Shanghai Session, October 22nd.

Start Date
October 22nd, 2016 10:30
End Date
October 22nd, 2016 17:00
EPH (E Peng Hui, E朋汇), No.627 Jiangpulu, Yangpu District, Shanghai
Material Challenge

GIGA Material Challenge comes to Shanghai again. Come join us! The event will be located in EPH (E朋汇/E Peng Hui), a place renovated from a Shanghai piano factory with more than a hundred years of history. We hope this place will help to inspire you!

Why GIGA Material Challenge?

- Discover the full potential of building materials.

- Experiment with the most innovative Green products.

- Collaborate with colleagues to compete, learn and have fun. 

- Meet likeminded industry professionals. 

- Win Prizes

How to compete?

1. Task is designed by material brands and GIGA, 5 tasks in total, each team has 30 minutes to finish it. Tools will be provided.

2. 25 Designer teams will be invited, each team has 4 members. Each team completes participating Brand's Tasks one at a time. 

3. The highest score for each task is 100. The team with highest total score wins the GIGA Material Challenge.

4. Grand prize is apple watch. Second and Third place prize are Parrot MiniDrone and Air purifier for vehicle. Each member of the winning teams will win prizes.

5. Tasks and scoring criteria will be given on the day of the event.

How to register

1. Sign up in teams of Four. It is ok if your team has less than four, GIGA will assign other people to fill up the team.

2. Audience: Interior Designers, Architects, Developers, Builders, etc. Both Individuals and companies are welcome to join.

3. Cost: Free

4. Online registration: www.gigabase.org/mc


Email to: contact@gigabase.org with your Name, company name, and your phone number. 

Space is limited, first come, first served. 

Event Info

Date: Saturday, 10:30-17:00, October 22nd, 2016. Sign-up starts at 10:30.

Address: EPH (E Peng Hui, E朋汇), No.627 Jiangpulu, Yangpu District, Shanghai

Cost: Free. Both individual and company are welcomed to join

Food and drinks provided throughout the event. 

Win Extra Points

Your team can earn bonus points by: 

1.  Earn 2 bonus points if all team members wear matching outfits with a unifying theme. Innovative outfits will be earn extra 1 point. 

2. Earn 1 bonus point if your team contains project manager, senior designers, etc. 1 points maximum. Please prepare your Name cards, it’s required to qualify for this item. 

3.  Earn 2 bonus points if your team is comprised entirely of designers, engineers, specifiers and librarians, or project managers, who from the same company. Please prepare your Name cards, they’re required to qualify for this item. 

4. Earn 0.5 bonus points to your team if you publish this event into your wechat moments (微信朋友圈) before 20th October. 2 points maximum. Screenshot need to verify to qualify this item. 

(wechat event link: http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MjM5NzA3MDU5Nw==&mid=2652257285&idx=1&sn=045cc88adb607249348fd3fdccb4b245&chksm=bd3d0e6f8a4a87794773363cb60b7c85f1872dd59bdbcdd709a8ecb692b13c95d241e04ec87f#rd)


10:30-11:00 Designer sign up (Please come on time, we will assign team number then)

11:00-11:50 Welcome address & Task introduction

11:50-12:20 Material Challenge Round 1

12:30-13:00 Material Challenge Round 2

13:00-14:00 Lunch & Networking

14:00-14:30 Material Challenge Round 3

14:40-15:10 Material Challenge Round 4

15:20-15:50 Material Challenge Round 5

15:50-16:30 Networking

16:30-17:00 Awarding & Review

Photos of past events:


Video of past events:

- June 21, 2014, Shanghai:http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNzMxODk2MTk2.html


Participated Material Brand: 


Local tile carpet with HPD, Declare, CRI Green Label Plus Certification. 


Not only are the world’s architects and designer our partners, they’re our inspiration. 


The leader of Global Writing Wall.


VMZINC, a French titanium-zinc brand with 200-years history.


Imondi tells the story in every piece of wood.




Venue Photos: 

Above photo: IBR Green Wall

Above photo: East plaza

Above photo: main entrance

Above photo: place hold GIGA Material Challenge

Above photo: place hold GIGA Material Challenge

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