Affordable Sustainable Workforce Housing Design Competition

AIA Hampton Roads Chapter, Habitat For Humanity, Town Of Smithfield, Virginia

Category Idea Competition / Open to Students
Type International Architecture Idea Competition
Genre Housing
Country United States
Registration Deadline 26 May 2007 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 06 Aug 2007 (Must be Received)
Eligibility A design industry professional: architect, intern architect, student architect, engineer, builder or contractor

Description
Ideally this initiative will provide ideas and solutions for broader national application, while specifically providing solutions for low income replacement housing in Smithfield. On a site in Smithfield, Habitat for Humanity South Hampton Roads and the Town of Smithfield intend to replace substandard housing in the Pinewood neighborhood currently slated for demolition. The competition program below provides for replacement of three duplex structures and the addition of six new single family homes.

Jury
Not yet announced

Competition Type
One-Stage

Prize
First place award: $5000
Second place award: $1000
Recognition for Honorable mention selections
Promotion through AIAHR, VSAIA,National AIA, local newspapers, and public exhibition.

Entry Fee
US $75.00 Professionals, Students are Free

Entries
Unlimited number of 24” wide by 60” high banners. Banner material to be choice of entrant. Electronic format of submission in pdf format on a CD is required.

Timetable
Judging and announcement: 20 Aug 2007

Promoter
AIA Hampton Roads Chapter, Habitat For Humanity, Town Of Smithfield, Virginia

Official Website
http://www.aiahr.com/