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Build Earth Live Hyperloop- The detailed brief

12noon Dubai, UAE 

Welcome to Build Earth Live - Hyperloop 2016!


We are excited to announce your design brief for this year's international competition.


The Government of Dubai is planning to build Hyperloop infrastructure in the near future between two great global cities, Dubai and Fujairah City in the neighboring Emirate of Fujairah. The government aims to reduce the transportation time between these two cities to 10 minutes.


Build Earth Live 2016 challenges participants to imagine and design the world’s first Hyperloop system to connect Dubai and Fujairah City for seamless passenger and freight transport.


Your brief this year is to design three Hyperloop terminals - at Al Maktoum International Airport, Dubai International Airport, and Fujairah International Airport as well as the Hyperloop track infrastructure and route between the three terminals. The brief is comprised of a number of files, as follows:


  • Detailed Brief Overview (PPT file): View Download
  • Site Overview Document: Download 
  • IFC Context Model for Al Maktoum International Airport: Download
  • IFC Context Model for Dubai International Airport: Download
  • IFC Context Model for Fujairah International Airport: Download


The design brief is intended to be challenging, aspirational, and ACHIEVABLE within 48 hours of  work.  There are no wrong answers, only new ideas and hard graft! Remember that you will be judged not only on your multi-disciplinary designs but also on the way you work collaboratively.  All teams shouls provide regular progress updates to the Adoddle cloud platform over the coming 48 hours - the more information transparency the better.   Collaborate to win! Please send any questions to buildearthlive@asite.com - we will respond promptly.


- Your Friendly BEL Organizers


26th September, 2016