1. The 2020 Volvo Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge is jointly organized by:
a. Oppolock Sdn Bhd (Aurizn)
b. Volvo Car Malaysia Sdn Bhd
c. EcoWorld Development Group Bhd
The three aforementioned parties shall collectively be referred to as the Organisers.
2. Timeline of the 2020 Volvo Aurizn EcoDesignChallenge:
a. Submission of participation is from 4 May to 28 May 2020.
b. Briefing of finalists on 6 June 2020.
c. Submissions of Finals Challenge close on 26 June 2020.
d. Online voting of finalists design from 1 July to 15 July 2020.
e. Announcement of winners on 25 July 2020.
3. The Organizers reserves the right to alter the terms and conditions, withdraw, or terminate the 2020 Volvo Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge at their sole and absolute discretion without prior notice to any party or person.
a. The 2020 Volvo Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge is open to all interior design firms based in Malaysia and legally registered with Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia (SSM).
b. The Organizers reserve the right to deny or withdraw the submission of any participant.
5. Submission of participation
a. Interested design firms are invited to submit examples of their past completed projects as submission of participation in the 2020 Volvo Aurizn EcoDesign Challenge.
b. Submissions must include 3D Render / 3D Drawing and pictures of Actual Build, showing the living area, kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom of the project.
c. Submissions must mention layout size of project and also include a short description of the said project not exceeding 100 words.
d. Submissions are to be posted on the official Facebook and Instagram accounts of the participating design firm. Posts must include the following tags and hashtags:
e. Each submission to consist of one (1) project only. Participants are welcomed to submit as many entries as they’d like, but a maximum of only one entry can qualify for the Finals Challenge phase.
f. Participants are also required to submit, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, the following documents to the Organisers for verification purposes.
i. Form 9
ii. Form 24
iii. Form 49
The Organisers shall keep these documents classified and not disclose them to any third party.
g. By submitting to participate, participants are deemed to have given the Organisers permission to repost these submissions on any social media platform.
h. By submitting to participate, participants declare that each submission is of original work by the participants and does not infringe any intellectual property rights.
i. By submitting to participate, participants hereby give consent to the Organisers to use the name and branding of their firms for future marketing and communication purposes.
j. The Organisers shall not be held responsible for any submissions which are incomplete, inadequate, stolen which will be disqualified; or for any technical or human error.
k. Submission for participation will close on 28 May 2020, 11:59pm. Late submissions will not be considered or accepted.
6. Finals Challenge
a. The twelve (12) best submissions will be selected by the Organisers to qualify for the Finals Challenge phase.
b. Selection is at the complete discretion of the Organisers, and once announced deemed final. The Organisers will not entertain, in any form, appeals or objections to the selection.
c. Finalists must attend a briefing session on 6 June 2020. Finalists unable to attend this briefing or could not be contacted will be disqualified and replaced by another participant selected at the Organisers’ absolute discretion. In view of ongoing social distancing guidelines, the Organisers may choose to organize this briefing session via video conferencing.
d. For the Finals Challenge, Finalists are required to design and furnish an actual 1,000 sq ft property within a budget of RM40,000. Further specifics and property layout will be revealed by the Organisers during the Finalists’ briefing.
e. By submitting, Finalists are deemed to have given the Organisers permission to repost these submissions on any social media platform.
f. By submitting, Finalists declare that each submission is of original work by the participants and does not infringe any intellectual property rights.
g. The Organisers shall not be held responsible for any submissions which are incomplete, inadequate, stolen which will be disqualified; or for any technical or human error.
h. Submission for Finalists will close on 26 June 2020, 11:59pm. Late submissions will not be considered or accepted. Submission specifics will be announced by Organisers during the Finalists’ briefing.
7. Selection of Winners
a. All twelve (12) Finalist Designs will be publicly revealed on 1 July 2020 and be put on an online public voting platform until 15 July 2020.
b. Based on results of the online vote as well as a scoring system from a panel of judges, the Organisers will select six (6) winners of the 2020 VolvoAurizn EcoDesign Challenge.
c. Selection of winners is final and non-reversible. The Organisers will not entertain, in any form, appeals or objections to the selection.
a. The first-, second-, and third-placed Winners will be given contracts by EcoWorld to furnish 25 actual property units at a cost of RM40,000 per unit.
b. The fourth-, fifth-, and sixth-placed Winners will be given contracts by EcoWorld to furnish 14 actual property units at a cost of RM40,000 per unit.
c. Winners are required to furnish the units in exact specifications according to their own respective designs submitted in the Finals Challenge.
d. Winners who fail to complete the projects awarded within an agreed time will be disqualified and be liable to pay compensation to the Organisers.