Friday, February 17, 2012
AIA Sustainable Labs Competition
Deadline Extended: 28 March
The Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) is pleased to announce the International Sustainable Laboratory Student Design Competition for the 2011-2012 academic year. Inspired by the success of the Laboratories for the 21st Century (Labs21®) Student Design Competition (2003–2004), the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL) is hosting the International Sustainable Laboratory Student Design Competition with the Office of Insular Affairs (OIA) of the U.S. Department of the Interior and in collaboration with the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and the Joint Institute for Caribbean Marine Studies (JICMS).
This competition will enable architecture and engineering students from around the world to provide new and innovative thinking in the creation of energy-efficient and environmentally-sustainable laboratories.
The competition will focus on the proposed Salt River Bay Marine Research and Education Center (MREC), to be located within Salt River Bay National Historical Park and Ecological Preserve (SARI) a unit of the National Park Service (NPS) on the island of St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI).
Sustainable Labs Competition Website [link]