"The government wants to obtain various ideas for the design of the region through public participation," said PUPR Minister Basuki Hadimuljono in Jakarta on Monday, December 2, 2019.
The contest's administrative evaluation will take place from December 2-6, 2019. Its two-stage selection process will be carried out on December 9-13, 2019.
As many as 13 judges have been selected by the Minister of PUPR. They will be led by IKN Infrastructure Development Planning Task Force chair Imam Santoso Ernawi and Urban Design Practitioners deputy chair Andy Siswanto.
"After that, we will enter the process of determining the winners which will take place from December 16-20, 2019. The contest winners will be announced on December 23, 2019," said Basuki.
The government will award the five best IKN design creators with a total prize of IDR5 billion. The winner will receive IDR 2 billion, the second-place winner will receive IDR 1.25 billion and the third-place winner will receive IDR 1 billion.
In addition to the top three winners, fourth and fifth-place winners will each receive Rp500 million and Rp250 million respectively.
"The design of the winner of the national contest will be part of the terms of reference for the international level contest on January 1-March 31, 2020," he said.