Design culture is one of the core cultures of a city. Design-driven urban evolution is an important strategy for sustainable urban development. As a City of Design of UNESCO Creative Cities Network, Wuhan has been holding the Wuhan International Creative Design Contest every year since 2019. Adhering to the United Nations’ sSustainable dDevelopment gGoals, with "green, digital and innovative" as the guiding direction, the contest has served as an effective media to promote innovation by bringing designing vigor to the city and providing a platform for the designers and institutes. The fifth contest will continue to be held this year, inviting talented designers in China and beyond to participate in the construction of the new design landmark in Wuhan, and to promote further application of engineering design technologies in the areas of urban infrastructure digitalization and intelligent construction.