Thursday, June 9, 2011
An Open Ideas Competition for Retrofitting the American West
Purpose: To generate a portfolio of long-term design strategies for the arid and semi-arid west's water-scarce future.
Challenge: Architectural or Community Design proposals that address water issues in residential, commercial, institutional buildings OR in civic infrastructures, urban landscapes and/or regional plans. Architectural Proposals
Site: Anywhere in the US, west of the 100th Meridian.
Eligibility: Open to professionals and students from around the world in architecture, landscape architecture, engineering, urban design, and other disciplines.
Schedule: Registration now open. Entries due December 15, 2011.
Awards: Winners will be awarded research grants and access to a team of policy + technical advisors, to advance their proposals.
Dissemination: Winners will deliver proposals at the International Drylands Design Conference, Los Angeles, March 2012.
Selected entries will be included in a traveling exhibition, opening at the A+D Museum, Los Angeles, March 2012.
Sponsors: California Architectural Foundation and the Arid Lands Institute, Woodbury University
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