Fentress Global Challenge is an international competition created to stimulate students worldwide in the exploration of future design possibilities
in public architecture. In its third annual competition, students are invited to envision Fentress Architects' concept of Upcycled Architecture.
Upcycled Architecture is defined as the art of redesigning an existing structure for purposes other than those for which it was originally intended. Upcycled Architecture additionally advances an existing building’s sustainable, dynamic, and programmatic uses.
Social and economic changes are creating phenomenal possibilities to upcycle our old structures. Buildings typically outlive their original purposes and today's architects face the challenge of creatively bringing new life and function to them. Upcycled Architecture offers the chance to embrace our past designs while looking to the future for more adaptive uses.
Winning students will receive cash prizes and gain international exposure while being exhibited at the A+D Architecture and Design Museum in Los Angeles, California.
All students presently enrolled in an accredited college level Architectural or Interiors program are invited to participate. Recent 2013 graduates that
are not employed at an architecture, interior design, engineering or construction firm may also enter. Individuals and teams with a maximum of three members are eligible. Only one registration is
necessary for each team.
Register HERE by Thursday, December 19, 2013; registration is free. You will automatically be emailed a registration number to use for your final submission.
|Competition Announcement||Thursday, May 30, 2013|
|Online Registration Deadline||Thursday, December 19, 2013|
|Online Design Submission Deadline||Thursday, January 16, 2014|
|Short-list Notification||Thursday, February 13, 2014|
|People's Choice Award Online Voting||Thursday, February 13, 2014|
|Winners Announced||Thursday, March 13, 2014|
|Internship at Fentress Architects||Summer 2014|
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