Seoul City to Hold Public Design Contest for Arisu Drinking Fountains


The Seoul Metropolitan Government will be holding a public design competition to select a design for Arisu (water from the Hangang River) drinking fountains to be installed in city parks. The contest will run for a month starting from December 7, 2015 to January 5, 2016.

All eligible submissions must meet the following criteria: ▲ designs should symbolize Seoul and the piped water supply of the city; ▲ designs must meet the requirements of functionality and convenience of use; and ▲ designs must be original and of high artistic quality.

For more contest details, please visit The winning design and honorable mentions will be selected by mid-January, and top designers will be awarded a prize.

Once the winner is selected, the Seoul Metropolitan Government will use the winning design to fabricate drinking fountains and install them in children’s playgrounds and parks around the city.