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GIGA Material Challenge 2017 Chengdu Session: 4 November

Start Date
November 4th, 2017 10:00
End Date
November 4th, 2017 17:00
Hall 2, Normalizing Arts Center, Fanmate Creative Art Area, No. 666, Donghong Rd, Chengdu
Material Challenge

GIGA Material Challenge first time comes to Chengdu. Come join us! 

GIGA Material Challenge launched in 2013 and has been held across China. We introduced GIGA Material Challenge as a way for designers and architects to experiment with materials in the truest sense, with "hands on" activities. Custom designed by suppliers, Material Challenges are fun, showing the unique properties and features of materials and build designers’ expertise. 

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, HVAC engineer, etc. Both Individuals and companies are welcome to join.

3. Download the registration form here: https://pan.baidu.com/s/1gfGNOEv


Scan the QRcode below to finish registration

Space is limited, first come, first served. 

Event Info

Date: Saturday, 10:00-17:00, 4th November, 2017, Sign-up starts at 10:00.

Address: Hall 2, Normalizing Arts Center, Fanmate Creative Art Area, No. 666, Donghong Rd, Chengdu

Cost: Free. 

Food and drinks provided throughout the event. 


10:00-10:30 Designer sign up

10:30-11:00 Welcome address

11:00-11:30 Material Challenge Round 1

11:40-12:10 Material Challenge Round 2

12:10-14:10 Lunch & Learning Time

14:10-14:40 Material Challenge Round 3

14:50-15:20 Material Challenge Round 4

15:30-16:00 Material Challenge Round 5

16:00-16:30 Networking

16:30 Awarding & Review

How to compete?

1. Task is designed by material brands and GIGA, 4 tasks in total, each team has 30 minutes to finish it. The highest score for each task is 100. Tools will be provided.

2. 20 Designer teams will be invited, each team has 4 members. Each team completes participating Brand's Tasks one at a time. 

3. The team with highest total score wins the GIGA Material Challenge (Top three). Each member of the winning teams will win prizes.

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

2. 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. 

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

You can scan followed QRcode to get event info: 

Prize (Each member of the winning teams win prizes)

First Prize: Airburg Fresh Air Purifier

Second Prize: Starbucks Gift Card (500RMB)

Third Prize: mi band 2


Photos of past events:


Video of past events:

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


Participating Material Brand: 

Xingyue Carpet

Happy @ Work

New Design, New Space, New Life


Universal Fibers

Experts of GreenCircle certificated solution-dyed fiber. 



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



Philips Lighting: Light Beyond Illumination.


DST Technology

Air quality monitoring specialist.




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